There is just something inherently honest about popcorn. An unpopped kernel sits, singular and waiting, naked in its simplicity. And when the time comes and heat is applied, everything on the inside turns out and it finds itself exposed to the word, ready for whatever comes next. Which of course, would be the butter and… Continue reading You Pop It Popcorn Popper By Just Pop It!
A company called Popcorn, Indiana has produced the above video highlighting something called the Popinator Project. The company may be real as evidenced by bags of the stuff the can be found in actual stores. But with viral marketing videos being so, well, viral (as well as being fun to blog about), it’s hard to… Continue reading Probably Pretend Popinator Project Pitches Popcorn
Popcorn is fun. It always has been and it always will be. As a snack food that can also be healthy, the nutritious little morsels that explode forth from the kernels are about as exciting as health food gets. (Just kidding.) Unsurprisingly, popcorn makers come in all shapes and sizes, and tend to slant towards… Continue reading Pop Goes The Retro Style Popcorn Popper
A stick goes a long way at a campfire. You can use it to roast a marshmallow or even cook a hot dog. As delicious as these campfire classics may be, their everlasting popularity has got to be due in part to the lowly stick. (After all, every campfire has one.) However, while great for… Continue reading Pop Goes The Campfire
Tired of microwave popcorn? Air-popped got you down? Store-bought pre-popped not an option? Donâ€™t worry, there is another way. Step back in time, and do it the old-fashioned way: on the stovetop.
I can just see the conversation now: â€œHey Hal, we got a warehouse full of these crappy air poppers that didn’t sell.â€ â€œWell, Tommy, you know cooking with kids is bigâ€¦â€ â€œYeah, but these ain’t made for kids.â€ â€œTell you what, slap a big ol’ â€œFUN!â€ sticker on it and they will be. But not… Continue reading How to jazz up a popcorn maker