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View Poll Results: Which cooking method produces the best popcorn?
Pan and oil on stovetop 12 60.00%
Hot air popper 5 25.00%
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Old 11-23-2012, 01:49 PM
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Default Which cooking method do you think produces the BEST popcorn?

Discuss.

To me, the best is made with a pan and oil.
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I like the traditional pan and oil method best. Hot air popped is just bland, microwave tastes to greasy and artificial.
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Pretty obvious answer, mircowave is just for lazy people who don't like spending time cooking...


like myself.

I don't know if I've ever tried the traditional method, but I'm sure it's better than the other two options
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Discuss.

To me, the best is made with a pan and oil.
not sure what it qualifies under.

My dad always used this circular (plug in) pan with a little oil and the kernals the bowl fits right over top with holes to add salt etc...
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not sure what it qualifies under.

My dad always used this circular (plug in) pan with a little oil and the kernals the bowl fits right over top with holes to add salt etc...
Qualifies as pan and oil method.
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No doubt, pan and oil. The oil adds a lot of flavor.

Question for everyone-

Do you add anything to your popcorn? I use butter flavored popcorn oil. Popcorn salt. And some sprinkle cheese.

I can eat microwave popcorn, but I started popping my own in a pan a couple of years ago. It's one of my favorite things to eat now. My fiance's dad bought me an air popcorn popper last Christmas, but I only used it a few times. Once you use oil in a pan, it's hard to eat it any other way.
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No doubt, pan and oil. The oil adds a lot of flavor.

Question for everyone-

Do you add anything to your popcorn? I use butter flavored popcorn oil. Popcorn salt. And some sprinkle cheese.

I can eat microwave popcorn, but I started popping my own in a pan a couple of years ago. It's one of my favorite things to eat now. My fiance's dad bought me an air popcorn popper last Christmas, but I only used it a few times. Once you use oil in a pan, it's hard to eat it any other way.

Agreed, we got my dad a hot air popper back in the early 80's. We used it once.
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No doubt, pan and oil. The oil adds a lot of flavor.

Question for everyone-

Do you add anything to your popcorn? I use butter flavored popcorn oil. Popcorn salt. And some sprinkle cheese.

I can eat microwave popcorn, but I started popping my own in a pan a couple of years ago. It's one of my favorite things to eat now. My fiance's dad bought me an air popcorn popper last Christmas, but I only used it a few times. Once you use oil in a pan, it's hard to eat it any other way.
Agree on stovet op pan and oil. I use that butter flavored oil. And that white cheddar salt stuff they sell back by the popcorn.

That crap is good on everything! Eggs, hamburgers, ice cream....
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Agree on stovet op pan and oil. I use that butter flavored oil. And that white cheddar salt stuff they sell back by the popcorn.

That crap is good on everything! Eggs, hamburgers, ice cream, blow up dolls....

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not sure what it qualifies under.

My dad always used this circular (plug in) pan with a little oil and the kernals the bowl fits right over top with holes to add salt etc...
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I'm not fancy. I enjoy the microwave stuff.
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Tastiest = popped in skillet with butter

Healthiest = air popped
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Fresh homemade Kettle Corn cannot be beat! Only way to do that is in a pot on the stove. Tis the season for kettle corn!
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Definitely top of the stove. OR real movie theater butter in a real movie theater.
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When someone else makes it.
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When I was growing up popcorn was our major snack. We hardly ever ate chips or any other kinds of snacks.

Oil in pan is the best (and cheapest), but I haven't done that in many years. Microwave popcorn is just too damn easy.

The big question is, who eats sugar on their popcorn?
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When I was growing up popcorn was our major snack. We hardly ever ate chips or any other kinds of snacks.

Oil in pan is the best (and cheapest), but I haven't done that in many years. Microwave popcorn is just too damn easy.

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Pan & oil but microwave is a bit easier. :-P
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On the stove with the oil. I also add in Flavacol popcorn salt. I'll do the microwave one, but prefer the stove.
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Oil on the stove, with generous amounts of cumin, garlic, salt, and red pepper flakes.
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I'm not fancy. I enjoy the microwave stuff.
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