Celebrate Colorado Marijuana Legalization With This Cannabis Recipe Roundup

This New Year's Day will be an extra special one in Colorado, where recreational marijuana use becomes legal on Jan. 1, 2014. Starting in January, any Colorado resident old enough to purchase alcohol can buy up to one ounce of weed. So to celebrate Coloradans getting stoned legally, here's a round-up of marijuana recipes. Weed food goes way beyond brownies these days (it's even gone hipster gourmet, with Brooklyn's locavore pizza joint Roberta's serving a weed-food tasting menu). Here are six recipes that would be good even without the weed (but, let's be honest, will be better with it). Happy New Year's, Colorado!

Strawberry and Marijuana Muffins

The key to this strawberry and marijuana muffin recipe (and most marijuana recipes) is a good weed butter.

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Weed Bacon

Yep, weed-infused bacon. Served on skewers with fresh slices of cantaloupe. Why would you ever eat anything else?

Cannabis Oil Bread Dip

For a perfect New Year’s day bread dip, add one more herb next time you’re sauteing garlic and herbs in olive oil. “Since cannabinoids are fat-soluble, they are best mixed with natural fats like butter and oil,” explains Autostraddle’s High Femme.

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Cheddar Bay Weed Biscuits

Make cheddar biscuits more addictive than Red Lobster’s with this parsley, Old Bay seasoning, weed, and cheddar biscuit recipe.

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Marijuana Vanilla Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for marijuana vanilla ice cream. Made with half-and-half marijuana cream, obviously.

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Pesto Verdi Marijuana

Add more green to your pesto. And it’s even vegan!