In January, the sky is the limit when it comes to trying new things. So start crafting a bucket list—go bungee jumping, see an ancient historical sight, or CULTURE’s favorite and easiest thing to accomplish—try making something new to eat. Now, this time of month may be reserved for healthy food, but this is one of the coldest months in the year, so hot, soul-warming food is where it’s at. Especially taking into account the dangerously low temperatures brought on by the recent East Coast storm, warm food is ideal. From a traditional steamed fish in honor of the upcoming Chinese New Year, to the classic flavors of a New England Chowder, these are just a few of the warm meals you can make on your own—with a bit of cannabis flair to boot.
Parmesan Macaroni And Cheese: Don’t be lazy and eat the generic boxed macaroni. Instead, make it from scratch and enjoy a warm, gooey bowl of cheese and pasta right at home.
New England Clam Chowder: Certain regions of the U.S. can’t make this at home due to lack of access to hard shelled clams. But, if you do have access, whipping up this warm bowl of thick seafood soup with potatoes and bacon is just what you need.
Bread Bowl: Ever made bread before? It’s extremely simple, and the added cannabis-infused vegetable oil gives it an extra kick.
Long Life Steamed Fish: The traditional Chinese New Year recipe will give you an inside look into the unique ingredients of China. Ingredients may be harder to come by here in the U.S., but you’ll be happy to taste this once it’s all cooked and devoured.
Oven Fried Chicken: Sure, there’s food establishments such as KFC across the country, but if you’ve never made your own, now’s the time. Nothing beats hot chicken right out of the fryer!