If you are nervous making your own edibles, start with ‘off the shelf’ products, already prepared for you. When you are ready to try cooking yourself, start with ‘off the shelf’ dried cannabis or edible oils. In the market today, you can either get dried cannabis and you can decarboxylate it yourself, which is heating the cannabis to release the active ingredients, or you can buy edible oil. Then you can essentially mix it in with any place where you would have fat in the recipe.
If you are trying to avoid stinking up the house, oil is definitely the easiest way to go. Oil comes ready to use so you can essentially drop it into anything that you can buy from even Safeway, and now it's a medicated product.