Snack Upgrade: How To Make Mexican Street Corn–Style Popcorn

Popcorn sprinkled with lime and spicy cayenne
Dec 19, 2014 12:00 pm
Photo: Jason Wyche

So you love popcorn, do you? Do you really love popcorn? 75 recipes' worth of it? Then you're going to want a copy of Party Popcorn, dessert blogger Ashton Epps Swank's new cookbook. Whether you're going for savory or sweet (or that perfect spot right in between) there's something for movie night in this book you're going to love.  

Holy Snack! It's A Cheeseburger Popcorn Recipe.

Pop those kernels in in beef fat, burger spices
Sep 24, 2014 11:00 am
cheeseburger popcorn
Photo: Katie Chudy

We aren't going to tell you this will completely mimic the all encompassing and all-powerful burger, but serve a big bowl of this cheeseburger-inspired popcorn to your guests and you'll be the coolest kid on the block. Trust us. 

Black And Blue Popcorn Recipe

Eat this spicy blue cheese popcorn by the bowlful
Apr 4, 2014 12:00 pm
blue cheese popcorn recipe
Photo: Morgan Ione

Here's a flavor-packed play on popcorn that will charm blue cheese lovers right out of their ballgame snack rut. The key to proper cheese distribution with a crumbly cheese like blue that doesn't take well to being grated is a quick freeze. Once frozen hard, you can grip the hunk and grate the cheese into fine shreds that cling, melt evenly and hold ground black pepper.

Why Advertisers Should Be Terrified At The Smell Of Movie Theater Popcorn

Study examines the effects of cinema snacking
Oct 15, 2013 10:00 am

We already know that fake butter-lathered popcorn in movie theaters can have rather detrimental effects on our waistlines. But what if its consumption posed an even greater risk to someone else? A recent study examined the effects of chewing popcorn on our ability to retain film advertising information. The results, after the jump.

How Do You Pop Popcorn On The Stove?

Popcorn on the stove makes for one lonely microwave
Jan 29, 2013 1:31 pm

Just in case your microwaves craps out or you run out of the greasy bagged stuff, it's important to know how to pop popcorn on the stove. Otherwise you'll just be sitting there on the couch staring down at your lap with absolutely no purpose whatsoever. Let's minimize that very real risk and get you a crunchy, salty treat before something else disasterous happens.

America’s Coolest Dine-In Movie Theatres

These places are redefining dinner and a movie
Nov 12, 2012 9:01 am

Forget buckets of soda and popcorn coated with curiously calorific butter substitute. Think glazed Black Mission figs and artisanal jerky at Williamsburg's Nitehawk Cinema, or pork belly with peach gratin at Foreign Cinema in San Francisco. Dinner theater gets reimagined at these locations coast-to-coast. 

Buttered Popcorn Gelato Recipe

Always wanted to freeze your favorite salty snack?
Oct 8, 2012 3:01 pm
Photo: Ben Fink

This gelato is so unique that I actually served it as a side dish for a hamburger at the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival’s famous Burger Bash. My popcorn ice cream sandwich was the belle of the Burger Ball. Oh, and the popcorn must be freshly made – don’t even think about store-bought or the microwave variety. Sure, it might be faster, but the gelato will taste terrible!

Crunchy Pig Skin Popcorn Recipe

The best of popcorn in pork skin format
Aug 15, 2012 1:01 pm

In testing, we realized that when the pork skin was chopped really small it almost had a popcorn-like result. Topped with the salty-sweet seasoning, it’s addictive and one of the most popular items on our menu. It’s also perfect for any party or tailgating snack. Chef Gerard Craft's ingenious creation after the jump.


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