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Recipe: Stove Top Popcorn, circa 1953

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It’s Saturday night – what does that mean? Movie night!! What do you need with movie night? Old Fashioned Popcorn!! So much better than microwave popcorn…microwave popcorn has chemicals, yuck. Here’s what you need…

Ingredients

  • 1 stove – yes, you need a stove
  • 1 big pot with a good fitting lid
  • oil – I use sunflower oil
  • popping corn
  • salt (just a bit)

Step one – put the cold pot on the cold stove (don’t turn it on yet) and fill it with a thin layer of oil. Then add the popping corn (still, don’t turn the stove on yet) and shake the pot back and forth so all of the kernels are covered.

Now…turn the stove on to level 7 ish and do not cover the pot yet.

Once you see the fist kernel pop, put the lid on.

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Every so often, you need to shake the pot back and forth.

Stove Top Popcorn: 3ten.ca

Flying popcorn!

Stove Top Popcorn: 3ten.ca

Take the pot off the stove and let it cool for about 1 minute.

Stove Top Popcorn: 3ten.ca

Get out a big bowl….like a really big bowl.

Stove Top Popcorn: 3ten.ca

Dish it out, add some salt and eat it up!

Recipe

Stove Top Popcorn, circa 1953

Author: Ali
Servings: 4 cups
It’s Saturday night – what does that mean? Movie night!! What do you need with movie night? Old Fashioned Popcorn!! So much better than microwave popcorn…microwave popcorn has chemicals, yuck.
Prep Time3 minutes
Cook Time7 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
CourseSnack
CuisineAmerican

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons oil - I use sunflower oil
  • 1 cup popping corn
  • salt just a bit

Instructions

  • Step one - put the cold pot on the cold stove (don't turn it on yet) and fill it with a thin layer of oil. Then add the popping corn (still, don't turn the stove on yet) and shake the pot back and forth so all of the kernels are covered.
  • Now...turn the stove on to level 7 ish and do not cover the pot yet.
  • Once you see the fist kernel pop, put the lid on.
  • Every so often, you need to shake the pot back and forth.
  • Flying popcorn! Take the pot off the stove and let it cool for about 1 minute.
  • Get out a big bowl....like a really big bowl. Dish it out, add some salt and eat it up!

 

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