Popcorn 5 New Ways

Snazz up a simple movie snack with unexpected flavors.

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Basic Popcorn Recipe


— Heat 3 tablespoons canola oil in a large lidded pot.

— Add 1/2 cup popcorn kernels.

— Cover and cook over high heat. Once kernels begin to pop, reduce heat to medium-high. Shake pot, lifting on and off burner.

— Cook 1 minute, or until time between pops slows way down.

— Pour into bowl; add seasonings (on the following slides).

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Italian Herb


Toss with 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan and 1/4 teaspoon Italian herbs.

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Sprinkle popcorn with a mix of 1/4 teaspoon chili powder and 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper.

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Trail Mix


Add 1/2 cup each peanuts, M&Ms, and Craisins. Season with 1/4 teaspoon salt.

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Cinnamon Spice


Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons cinnamon sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt.

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Blend 1/4 cup cocoa, 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a small bowl. Toss with popcorn.

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