Category: How-To

Rosin Making Essentials: How to Use a Pre-Press Mold

While pressing flower is the easiest way to make solventless rosin, there are a number of subtleties to the process that can really improve your press. An often overlooked step involves pre-pressing your cannabis flower, but what is pre-pressing? And how do you do it? Let’s take a look at how to use a pre-press mold. What Is Pre-Pressing? Pre-pressing is a technique that helps to prepare your cannabis flower for pressing into rosin. It involves lightly squashing buds into an even shaped block which helps to improve your rosin output. Consistently distributing flower in this way allows heat...

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Easy Infused Edibles With The Magical Butter Machine

If you love homemade edibles you’re going to love having the Magical Butter Machine in your kitchen. This wonderful appliance makes creating your own cannabis infused edibles a breeze, and allows you to produce everything from classic brownies and cookies, to salad dressings, topical creams and much more. Let’s take a look at easily infused everything with the magical butter machine. The Magical Butter Machine With the Magical Butter Machine you can infuse cannabis into almost anything. The easy to use two button system makes operation simple, and its high quality stainless steel construction means the magical butter machine...

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How to Optimize Rosin Press Pressure for Higher Yields

In our experience, the quality of the material being pressed is far more crucial to the size of the yield than the pressure being exerted by the rosin press. Let’s take ice water hash, a material we work with regularly at Rosin Tech Labs(https://rosintechlabs.com/), as an example. If we use all of the produced ice water hash from a batch in our presses, we could expect a 60% yield. But if we only used the highest quality ice water hash, that percentage would leap to 85%. Applying more pressure could get us closer to the full 100% of “total...

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The Best Bases for Cooking with Cannabis

Whether you’re using a Magical Butter Machine, Ardent Nova , or simply using an old school DIY method, you most likely understand the importance of an effective base when baking or cooking with cannabis. A base is an integral ingredient when making cannabis edibles for a simple scientific reason: cannabis is oil soluble. This basically means that desirable cannabinoids like THC, CBD and more will mix perfectly well with oil, but not so much with water. So how do you choose the best base for your recipe? Factors to Consider When Selecting a Base Easily the most important factor...

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The Ice-O-Lator Hash Explainer

Iceolator is the original bubble hash production method from Amsterdam’s Pollinator Company Ice-o-lator hash, bubble hash, ice water hash, it’s the hashish of many names. Invented by Amsterdam’s Pollinator Company in the late 1990s, ice water extraction has become the pinnacle of hash making, and is now used all over the world to create the best hashish in existence. Ice-O-lator is, in fact, the brand name of Pollinator’s pioneering filter bag system that made bubble hash a reality, and in cannabis circles, the term has become so synonymous with ice water extraction that many now use it in everyday...

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