Great marijuana strains to pair with BBQ

Published Jul 5, 2019 01:34 p.m. ET

Summer is here, the weather is excellent, and the BBQ season has arrived. What is better to take to the BBQ other than your favorite marijuana strain? The old tradition of giving the hostess a delicious white or red bottle of wine to accompany the food sizzling on the BBQ has moved on to presenting the gracious hostess with an uplifting sativa strain or perhaps as a nightcap your best indica strain.

Pairing your marijuana strain with the delicious food being served will not only impress your hostess but put a little excitement and variety into the BBQ. Here are a few of the best marijuana strains to bring to compliment the BBQ:

Girl Scout Cookies

An excellent strain for initiating conversation and providing a comfortable social gathering for the BBQ. The amazingly high levels of THC in this marijuana strain that leans towards being an Indica strain should have a warning attached; be prepared, just like the Girl Scouts represent. This marijuana strain is one of the most sought after and potent strains available. Guests will appreciate this Indica strain (60/40 Indica: Sativa), especially those who are looking for a substantial body buzz.

Amnesia Haze

For getting the BBQ going and giving a burst of energy to start the event this is a good sativa strain. The uplifting, happy effects will be a welcomed addition to the gathering.

Skywalker OG

To relieve the social anxiety that can present itself if you are a newcomer to the gathering this marijuana strain will do the trick, making everyone enjoy the friendly atmosphere. This strain is perfect for an after eating delight when you are ready to relax and enjoy the latter part of the evening. This Indica strain presents with levels of 85/15 registering on the Indica side

Laughing Buddha

This strain is the perfect one for initiating laughter and stimulating the guests to enjoy happy times full of laughter. This sativa strain will have the guests at the BBQ, enjoying the pleasant, upbeat experiences this sativa strain promises to provide.


• Blue Goo

A perfect match for BBQ days, the smoky, smooth flavor mingles well with the BBQ aromas, and hickory smoked flavor that is enveloping the food sizzling on the grill. Produce this strain early in the afternoon, and the results will have the BBQ guest experiencing creative, focused effects. Perfect for an afternoon of outside games for all to enjoy. The mouthwatering blueberry scents have a slight hint of diesel added to the mix. This sativa strain produces the energy that is welcomed at an upscale motivated BBQ gathering.

Presenting your host or hostess with delightful marijuana edibles for the BBQ will help to ensure all have a great time. The following is a simple nut recipe that guests at any BBQ will enjoy throughout the day.

Ingredients needed:

• 1 cup of cashews
• 1 cup of cashews
• 1 cup of walnuts
• 1 cup of raw peanuts
• 2 rounded tablespoons of curry powder
• 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
• 1 pinch of cayenne pepper
• 1 teaspoonful of Himalayan salt
• 3 tablespoons of canna-oil, preferably a canola oil mix


  1. Heat the oven to 325 F
  2. Combine all ingredients and spread on a cookie sheet equipped with sides. Make sure that the mixture is evenly distributed on the sheet
  3. Bake for twenty minutes, stirring occasionally
  4. Remove from the oven, allow to cool
  5. Store nuts in an airtight glass mason jar

Remember to go slow with any edible, and time is needed for the effects to be noticed, mingle with the guests enjoy the atmosphere and be responsible the herb can provide a stimulating invigorating yet relaxing addition to any BBQ, enjoy!

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