Now that weed is legal in Vermont, Netflix’s ‘Cooking on High’ judge has some tips


Ngaio Bealum, host of the new Netflix show “Cooking on High,” advises Vermonters on how to make the most of marijuana legalization. A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Marijuana advocacy organization Heady Vermont holds a big bash in Johnson to celebrate Vermont’s first day of legal pot on July 1, 2018. RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS Ngaio Bealum, right, watches the judges give their scores on “Cooking on High,” a new culinary cannabis show. (Photo: Courtesy Photo) In light of Vermont’s July 1 legalization of marijuana, the Burlington Free Press interviewed a virtuoso: Ngaio Bealum, the resident “cannabis expert” on “Cooking on High,” a new Netflix show that premiered on June 22.  As the name suggests, “Cooking on High” is indeed a cooking show, where professional cannabis chefs put their culinary skills to the test by creating the best edibles they can for a panel of guest judges. Each show, chefs are tasked with incorporating a certain type of marijuana strain, introduced by Bealum, into whatever kind of dish the challenge demands, like, say, a vegetarian dish or a food one may consume for an “afternoon delight.”  Vermont’s legal marijuana era dawns For more on the show, cannabis culture and ways in which Vermonters can make the most of legalization, read this interview with Bealum, which has been edited for flow and clarity. Now that weed is legal in Vermont, Netflix’s ‘Cooking on High’ judge has some tips

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