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[-] [email protected] 40 points 7 months ago

I’ve got a question about the classified document case. Do you think I should get Jiffy Pop original or Orville Redenbacher microwave for my nightly news recaps?

[-] [email protected] 27 points 7 months ago

You should obviously get Pop-Secret.

[-] [email protected] 8 points 7 months ago

Uncle Oscar is my father??

[-] [email protected] 3 points 7 months ago

Pop Secret Homestyle, to be exact.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 7 months ago

Air popper + butter + salt + (trust me on this one) brewers/nutritional yeast.

Super addictive, but watch out for kernels.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 7 months ago

Nutritional yeast is great on popcorn! It has a slightly cheesy taste to me. It adds another layer of flavor to simple buttery salty popcorn.

[-] [email protected] 1 points 7 months ago* (last edited 7 months ago)

The 2 secret ingredients in badass cheese sauce are nutritional yeast and a tiny bit of yellow mustard.
Cheese sauce which is great with tortilla chips, for people who can't eat popcorn. (I had bad teeth too, I see you)

[-] [email protected] 1 points 7 months ago

TBH, I would just go for air-popped (more options for flavor anyway, and butter+salt is easy to get right).

I did look up reviews of microwave popcorn, and things seem pretty mixed (probably due to different preferences with oil and salt).

[-] [email protected] 12 points 7 months ago

Get the Kirkland Brand Movie Theater Popcorn with Butter from Costco - it's great popcorn, is cheap, and comes in the mega-pack size you are going to need to get through all the cases.

[-] ThePantser 4 points 7 months ago

I have a question, do you ever get a box that only pops half a bag. Like its a bad batch of corn. Then sometimes I get a box and it pops 101% of a bag and it's every package. It's weird shit.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 7 months ago

I have never gotten an inconsistent pop like that. I sometimes get bags that get all popped but a few, and sometimes I get a few dozen unpopped kernels, and everything in between, but I have never had half the bag fail.

[-] Canopyflyer 8 points 7 months ago

Buy an oil popper.

Then go buy butter flavored coconut oil

Then pick up Flavocol

Enjoy your movie theater level popcorn at a fraction of the cost.

[-] Whirling_Ashandarei 1 points 7 months ago

Wait is this really what makes it better? I have q popper and the oil (tho a different brand that's prob less nice) but not whatever flavocol is.

[-] AssPennies 4 points 7 months ago

Flavocol is what really punches you in the pleasure center of the brain... oh yeah and heart attacks, it contains plenty of heart attacks.

That's why it tastes so good.

[-] [email protected] 8 points 7 months ago

I think you should go to the movie theater and buy some real popcorn for the RICO case in GA

Since that's the only one that'll be shown live on TV.

[-] [email protected] 8 points 7 months ago

You don’t need a microwave, especially for such a special occasion. Just put some popcorn and a little oil in a big pot with a lid. Crank up the heat and shake frequently until the popping slows, then turn off the heat. Throw in a hunk of butter, close the lid and give it a toss. Salt and enjoy some amazing popcorn for what should be some delicious schadenfreude 🍿

[-] [email protected] 7 points 7 months ago

This is the way. Stove popcorn tastes better, is crunchier, cheaper, and it won't go stale for at least a day, unlike microwave popcorn.

[-] [email protected] 3 points 7 months ago

Love popcorn until a kernel husk slides down between my tooth and gums then I don't. White popcorn isn't as bad though.
Glass gem popcorn is my favorite.

[-] [email protected] 7 points 7 months ago* (last edited 7 months ago)

AMC Theaters actually released a line of microwave popcorn in grocery stores a few months ago. If you can find it in your area I’d stock up on that. It’s pretty good!

[-] surewhynotlem 17 points 7 months ago

They should just take the next step and release popcorn flavored butter.

[-] [email protected] 3 points 7 months ago

That’d be great on toast!

[-] FlyingSquid 3 points 7 months ago* (last edited 7 months ago)

In my searching to see if anyone has actually done that, I didn't find anything, but it did lead me to this and I may have to find some. Even though they hated it.

[-] solidgrue 3 points 7 months ago

Mmm. Savory diacetyl grain alcohol drool

[-] [email protected] 3 points 7 months ago

Naturally flavored (inexplicably).

[-] [email protected] 3 points 7 months ago

You're a genius, I want popcorn flavored butter now.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 7 months ago

You should get Pop Qwiz - the stuff from the early 90s that came in different colors and you’d find out what it was when you opened the bag.

[-] [email protected] 1 points 7 months ago

One of those giant cans of butter, caramel, and cheese popcorn.

[-] Dkarma 1 points 7 months ago

Bruh. Make ur own and add 1/4-1/2c of sugar to it to make kettle corn.

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