Sunday, April 25, 2010


Popcorn is such a delicious snack - perfect during movies or a great snack after school! Here are some great popcorn recipes that jazz up the usual butter and salt and will leave anyone wanting more!

These delicious recipes are also from FOOD&WINE...I really suggest starting to pick one up each season from the LCBO, they are great!


- 8 cups warm popcorn 
- 2 tbsp butter
- 1/2 tsp dried chives (optional)
- 1/2 tsp finely grated lime or lemon zest
- 1/2 tsp ground cumin
- 1/2 tsp chili powder
- 1/4 tsp each salt and black pepper
- 1/2 cup finely shredded Monterey Jack or cheddar cheese

- Preheat the oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit
- Spread out popcorn evenly on a rimed baking sheet; reserve
- Combine the butter, chives, lime zest, cumin and chili powder in a bowl
- Microwave on medium until the butter is melted, about 40 seconds
- Stir well
- Drizzle this mixture evenly over the popcorn and toss well
- Sprinkle with salt and pepper, stir well
- Spread out in an even layer
- Sprinkle cheese evenly over the popcorn
- Place pan in the oven and bake for 5 minutes or until cheese is evenly melted


- 8 cups warm popcorn
- 2 tbsp butter
- 2 tsp honey
- 3/4 tsp coarsely ground black pepper
- 1/4 tsp salt

- Place the popcorn in a large bowl
- Combine the butter and honey and microwave them on medium until both ingredients are melted, about 40 seconds
- Stir well
- Drizzle over popcorn and toss well
- Sprinkle the popcorn with pepper and salt and stir well
- Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary


photo credit: food&wine magazine

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