make your own cannabis oil

Learn how to make your own cannabis oil at home in Episode 2 of Weedguide’s Cooking with Cannabis Series with High Times Top Cannabis Chef Brandon Allen.

Chef Brandon walks you through the entire infusion process using just your home oven or a Sous Vide machine (for those who are curious about other ways to infuse). This video includes a general guide on how to estimate your cannabis oil potency, but be sure to check out Jeff the 420 Chef’s THC Calculator for further information.

Oven Infusion Method Notes:

Equipment

– Oven or Toaster Oven (Preheated to 240°F)
– Small Ramekin, pot or pan with lid
– Fine Nylon Straining Bag or another fine strainer (like this one)

Ingredients

– 1 gram of Lab Tested Cannabis – 20% THC Flower is used in this recipe
– Cold-Pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil EVOO – The amount of oil is up to you. Chef Brandon personally used 3-4 Tbsp per gram of flower.

Procedure

1: Grind 1 gram of Lab Tested Flower
2: Put into Ramekin or smaller pot/pan
3: Decarboxylate for 45 minutes in oven at 240°F
4: Add desired amount of EVOO
5: Return to oven for 1 hour at 240°F
6: Strain Oil
7: Measure in grams by weight
8: Divide final weight by 10, for an approximate 10mg dose (Click HERE for THC Calculator)

 

SOUS VIDE Method Notes:

Equipment

– Sous Vide machine preheated to 200° F
– Large pot of water to hold Sous Vide Machine. Follow instructions from your individual Sous Vide manufacturer.
– 1 BPA Free Zip Lock Bag
– Fine Nylon Straining Bag or another fine strainer (like this one)

Ingredients

– 1 gram of Lab Tested Cannabis – 20% THC Flower is used in this recipe
– Cold-Pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil EVOO – The amount of oil is up to you. Chef Brandon personally used 3-4 Tbsp per gram of flower.

Procedure

1: Grind 1 gram of Lab Tested Flower
2: Put into Zip Lock Bag, press as much of the air out as possible
3: Submerge and weigh down the bag under the water of the Sous Vide Machine
3: Decarboxylate for 1 hour at 200°F
4: Add desired amount of EVOO
5: Return to Sous Vide Machine for 2 hours at 200°F
6: Strain Oil
7: Measure in grams by weight
8: Divide final weight by 10, for an approximate 10mg dose (Click HERE for THC Calculator)

 

Cannabis oil will be used in the majority of recipes we share from Chef Brandon, so be sure to make a few batches so you can keep up with them all!

Check out Episode 1 – Knife Skills to Prep Like a Pro: Weedguide’s Cooking with Cannabis Series with Chef Brandon Allen to learn safe knife skills to help you with all of your cannabis cooking.

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