microwave popcorn

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by freefall, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. freefall

    freefall New Member

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    The Lovely Mrs being off on hegira with her aged father, I am at home enjoying the fruits (meager as they are) of my labors alone. Being thus emancipated, I am conducting an experiment in culinary delights. Thus far, Pop Secret is far better than Act II. Unfortunately I bought a big box of both so more results will be tardy in coming. Anybody with a better suggestion please chime in.
     
  2. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    Try Orville Redinbacher Ultimate Butter. It'll kill you but it's good.
     

  3. cmhill

    cmhill New Member

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    Youd really enjoy some FRESH hot kettle corn if you havent tried it look for it at your next fair/festival. its a sweeter popcorn
     
  4. fireguy

    fireguy New Member

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    Kettle corn is my wife's favorite. It makes me ill. Some of the best popcorn available is the stuff the Boy Scouts sell every year. It costs a little more, but it is for fundraising, after all. The butter stuff rocks.
     
  5. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    I don't like kettle corn, either.

    The very favorite kind of popcorn in my family.......the kind where you buy the kernels in the bag and cook it on the stove top, like in the good ole days. The very best, indeed. Add your own salt and butter and enjoy.
     
  6. cpttango30

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    I prefer Pop Secret over the other two. In my testing I found that while ORB pops bigger and fluffier than the others. The major drawback to them is the outer corn hull on the ORB corn is larger and not as chewable therefor it requires hours of flossing after eating it. I also find that Pop Secret gives you more mushroom pops which are tougher and thus better than the butterfly.
     
  7. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    Holy cow, Tango. You really analyzed this, didn't you. [​IMG] I never realized there were different styles of "pop" like mushroom or butterfly. I mean, I've seen it but I never knew it meant anything. I can't wait until the next time I pop some popcorn. I'm really going to analyze it. I usually just pop it and eat it without a second thought.
     
  8. cpttango30

    cpttango30 New Member

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    I have also found that if you add butter or margerian mushroom hold its shape better.
     
  9. Shihan

    Shihan Active Member Lifetime Supporter

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    I always like Jiffy Pop, the one in the pan you shake over the stove. Besides, it is more fun. Microwave Stinks.
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  10. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    Nope. Every time I've bought that to make with my granddaughter the popcorn is dry and tastes like Styrofoam packing peanuts. If your going to make it on the stove, use loose kernel popcorn and a pan with a lid. MUCH better.
     
  11. Trez

    Trez Well-Known Member

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    Doesnt microwave popcorn give you cancer or something???
     
  12. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    Yeah, along with coffee, nitrates, the lead we breath from our bullets, car exhaust, grilled meat, cell phones, etc. :rolleyes:
     
  13. Dillinger

    Dillinger New Member

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    I'm a big fan of the Newman's Own line including their popcorn. Delicious and 100% of profits go to charity.
     
  14. IGETEVEN

    IGETEVEN New Member

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    Damn you! Stay out of my popcorn cabinet! :eek:
     
  15. Dillinger

    Dillinger New Member

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    on the contrary Good Sir, I do NOT have a death wish, just quality taste in popcorn. :cool:


     
  16. gregs887

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  17. Car54

    Car54 New Member

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    Pop Secret-light butter (cause I'm watching my figure dontcha know!)