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Pot Butter Recipe via Polly Cooper

THINGS YOU WILL NEED: *heavy bottomed saucepan *rubber spatula (do not use wood, or you may loose some thc to the spoon) *1 Stick of UNsalted butter *3.5g (for most, an 1/8) kind bud; medicinal *cheesecloth (found in the baking aisle of most supermarkets) *shallow, wide bowl *plastic bag *a timer/clock *grinder (do not grind your weed in the same grinder as you do your coffee, unless you have removed all the oils and it's spotless)

TIPS: Try to avoid swirling the butter to keep it from sticking to the sides and burning.

Stir every 15 minutes; notice the changes in color, make sure it is a long, slow, heat.

Put your face down and smell it. You should be able to smell the butter and earthiness of the weed, and towards the end it begins smelling nuttier. Beware the burnt popcorn smell. You want to remove it from heat before burnt popcorn has filled your place with stench and failure at having burned your batch. Which is bad. Very bad. But, I have faith in you that your butter will turn out fabulous, darlings.

1. Slowly melt the butter into the pan. Remember to keep on the lowest setting. Use a double boiler if you want to be extra cautious about potentially burning the butter. 2. Grind up your weed ~ SAVE YOUR STEMS! 3. After the butter has melted, pour in the weed. 4. Stir every 15 mins for 1hr 30mins to 1hr 45mins. 5. Before you remove from heat, you should have set up your bowl, covering it with double-layered cheesecloth 6. If you have a friend hanging out, get them to hold the cheesecloth, while you pour into it, over the bowl. BE CAREFUL, the canna butter is hot! If you are all alone, use a rubber band to secure the cheesecloth to the bowl. 7. Take a plastic bag, preferably a turkey bag, and wrap it around the cheesecloth and begin to wring out all the butter into the bowl. Twist and squeeze until not a single drop flows through. Scrape any excess from the plastic into the bowl. 8. Let sit, cool, and form, then wrap with saran wrap and keep it refrigerated. You may also freeze it if you don't plan on using it soon or often.

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