Popcorn is the best snack ever. It is all American and tastes great. Everyone has a great memory of popcorn from when they were a child. Maybe you had popcorn at the movies, or the circus or fed it to the pigeons in the park. Popcorn is just fun! Say the name “Popcorn” and it even sounds fun. When the kernels are popping, you can even dance around your kitchen to the sounds. Getting exercise, dancing and a favorite snack is a great way to spend the afternoon. You don’t have to go to the circus or the movies to get popcorn. You can have it anytime you want at home. All you need are a few supplies and you are off to the races. Homemade popcorn without any expensive movie tickets or even leaving the house. You have to admit that is worth the effort alone. You can pick your own favorite movie to get started with, if you wish. Gather the neighborhood kids together and have them do a circus in your backyard. You serve the great popcorn that you made with the following recipe.
This is the easiest recipe. All you need is a paper bag ( lunch size), 1/3 a cup of popcorn kernels, a tablespoon of olive oil, salt and sugar. The sugar you can leave out. It is for a kettle corn flavor if you desire. You could also add a bit of dried cheese or flavored seasoning. This will make your popcorn a bit more personal to your taste.
The most important thing is to know your microwave. Every microwave oven cooks at its own level. You want to make sure that you do not burn the popcorn. Each microwave has it’s own wattage. Take that into consideration when making your bag of popcorn. Burnt popcorn smells so bad, you do not want to make this mistake. Take the time to figure out the wattage of your microwave before your start. When you do begin to pop your popcorn listen for a break of 2 to 3 seconds. This will mean the popcorn is done. Take the bag out of the microwave carefully. Steam will come out, so let the bag settle for a minute to cool off.
Take your oil and pour it over your popcorn. Then pour this into your lunch size paper bag. This is the time where you can add the sale and or sugar. Use olive oil for a healthier alternative. This will make your favorite snack even better. Set your microwave for about 2 and 1/2 minutes. Let the popcorn pop away. You can smell the yummy snack already cooking. How lucky are you? Popcorn to eat at your own house.