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Garfield as Popcorn

by Debi and Grant

Garfield the Popped Popcorn

Presenting Garfield the Popcorn edition. Recently spotted this photo on My Food Looks Funny. Popcorn pops in so many different shapes, we’ve probably missed some other giant literary figures. Will have to keep a closer look at our popcorn before eating it.




History of Popcorn: Were Aliens Responsible?

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According to this wonderful Tiny Circus stop-motion animation, aliens had a “hand” in the history of popcorn. We love their depiction of a high tech popcorn popper machine.







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Fun popcorn ideas for the family

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Popcorn isn’t just for eating. Over the ages, popcorn has been used in a variety of ways other than filling the belly during a movie. One that comes quick to mind is stringing popcorn together for decorative garland to go on the Christmas tree. Fun popcorn ideas are just limited by the imagination. The ideas  […]




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Find out of the ordinary popcorn recipes

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For many popcorn connoisseurs, popcorn has escaped its traditional buttery landscape. Today, popcorn can easily compete with the most sophisticated snack flavor. Just a quick search on the internet will reveal creative flavors, from cheesy to spicy. We’ve highlighted a few sites with intriguing popcorn recipes that caught our attention. Popcorn Cereal recipe featured on […]




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Redneck Fire Alarm

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When we received this photo we couldn’t stop laughing. What an interesting use of a stovetop Jiffy Pop Popcorn.




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Biggest popcorn ball created in Iowa

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In the heartland of America in a state famous for corn, the people in the little town of Sac City, Iowa showed what they are made of. Or, what they can make as a community. A 5,000 pound popcorn ball. Twice before, this town has been in the Guinness Book of World Records for the […]




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For the best pop for your money, store your popcorn right

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Popcorn pops when the moisture in the kernel heats up. Each kernel requires 13.5 to 14 percent of moisture to pop. On a warm day, one percent of that moisture can evaporate, and that can have an impact on the quality of the pop in a popcorn popper. When three percent vanishes, the kernel can […]




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Slow Motion Popcorn Popping Videos | How does popcorn pop?

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It’s amazing how such a little popcorn kernel can explode into something as fluffy and tasty as, well, popcorn. So, how does this delicious tranformation take place? Here’s the simple explanation: Each kernel of popcorn has an amount of moisture and oil in it. As the oil and moisture heat inside a popcorn popper machine […]




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The real costs of microwave popcorn bags

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Before our family of six switched to popcorn poppers, the microwave popcorn bag was an easy family night ritual. Rip open a box, tear the cellophane, unfold and toss in the microwave for three minutes or until the sound of popping slowed. Carefully rip open the steaming bag, pour in bowl and we’re done. Sure, […]




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Popcorn Popping History: Popping popcorn then and now

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From sand to oil to microwaves, the method of popping popcorn has evolved over the centuries. We look at the various methods people have used to pop popcorn.







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