I grew up on Jiffy Pop on the stovetop, shaking it away, pulling open the foil and the great smell through the house, it was so much fun back then in the 70's. Then my brother Luke, became the guru so to speak on making popcorn on the stove with grandma's old saucepan and boy was it ever the best to eat, fresh popped, butter salt, buttery flavored oil, with age it became the best seasoned pan in the world to make popcorn in. Then somehow we got into the microwave age and the fast and furious was born.
While going out to shop, I noticed Orvilles jar corn to be quite a bit more expensive today than Jolly Time in the resealable bag. Orvilles was 4.99 for a one pound nice jar. Jolly Time was 4.49 and for a two pound bag, so who cares about the jar with that much more popcorn and a real money saver?
So, guess what, being the thrifty shopper and lover of my good ole faithful, Jolly Time came home with me. Now I can use my great new masons jars to put that popcorn in with double the popcorn for my money!
1 brown paper bag (I bought 50 for $.99 at my local grocery) Note: in the photo I used the red forpresentation and poured the cooked corn into the bag after it was popped as shown in the video... the Hallmark red bags are perfect to send off to school lunches found in the card sections of the supermarket. I wouldn't try using them to pop with because of the dye on the bags. Again you will see that in the video below.
You can add salt or whatever you want. I already have a hot air popper but lazy to get it out since this is fast easy works and considered safer, it's all I need in a hurry. I spray it with some no calorie butter spray, salt and pepper and good to go.
If you want full instructions from this blog post CLICK HERE for the correct amounts to use. Also a video on that site on youtube....
There are plenty of toppings to try, my favorite is sprinkling Parmesan cheese mixed with a dash of garlic powder and dash of cayenne pepper. Other suggestions with seasonings you can choose are Cajun seasonings, white cheddar, there are refrigerated butter sprays that are calorie free or even sprinkle with a mixture of cinnamon and sugar while it's still warm for a mock kettle corn.
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