For Valentine’s Day, reservations and going out on the town to make some kind of special night for your special someone can be fun, but it can also be a headache and a hassle. Consider swapping the night out for a night in, and have some fun at home. You can spend intimate time together cooking these romantic, exotic and simple dishes together as a couple, and then have some fun with dessert! The gorgeous light meal will be a perfect precursor to the extra fun interactive treat at the end. The simple sensual honey dust is the perfect dessert for any special night with your loved one—it is easy to make and fun to lick off your partner.
Goat Cheese-Stuffed Roasted Figs
2 tablespoons cannabis-infused olive oil*
Quarter your figs, cutting three-quarters of the way down. Stuff the figs with goat cheese. Drizzle 2 tablespoons of cannabis-infused olive oil in a pan, and heat till 425°. Roast in oiled pan for 12 minutes, until softened. Serve drizzled with warmed honey.
Baked Halibut with Lemon Tarragon Mustard
2 eight-ounce halibut steaks
1?4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 tablespoon lemon zest
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh tarragon
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh chives
1?4 cup cannabis-infused olive oil*
Freshly ground black pepper
Lemon slices, for garnish
Fresh tarragon, for garnish
Preheat oven to 400°F. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, zest, mustard, tarragon and chives or scallions, then gradually whisk in the olive oil until well incorporated to make the marinade; season to taste with salt and freshly ground pepper. Place fish steaks in a ziplock bag, then add the marinade, close the bag securely, and refrigerate for 30 minutes to 2 hours. Place halibut on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until fish is tender and cooked to your preference. Transfer steaks to a serving platter, garnish with lemon slices and tarragon, and serve immediately.
Sensual Honey Dust
2 tablespoon vanilla powder
1 tablespoons cannabis-infused honey*
1 cup cornstarch
In a food processor or blender, pulse vanilla powder and cornstarch until combined. Very slowly add honey while blending on medium, until all honey is added and the mixture is fully combined. Apply to body with hands or make a feather duster to apply it with.