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What can successfully be made using a popcorn maker, other than the various kinds of popping corn?

I've tried pumpkin seeds and, while they didn't pop, they did become toasted and actually quite nice.

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Is your popcorn maker the constantly stirring type, one to which you add oil? –  Jolenealaska Oct 13 '13 at 22:56
    
I've heard that air poppers can be used for roasting nuts ... but I've never tried myself, so can't confirm it. –  Joe Oct 14 '13 at 4:00
    
It's an air popper, I think, similar to this amazon.co.uk/Severin-117803-Popcorn-Maker-White/dp/B00008WV6Z/… –  Danger Fourpence Oct 14 '13 at 20:47

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Many popcorn makers can be used to roast coffee...you will likely destroy it as a popcorn popper over time, however.

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IIRC, only certain forced air models were good at roasting coffee. sweetmarias.com/airpop/airpopdesign.php –  SAJ14SAJ Oct 14 '13 at 4:57

I think about this aswell, i feel that a popcorn maker and cook many things. i personally feel that many things can be cooked in a popcorn maker. including potatoes, chocolate cake, chicken, chips, and a personal faveroute battered sausages

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Assuming that this post is not a prank, this is the first time I have wished to have two downvotes per post, I would have liked one for the chocolate cake and one for the battered sausages –  rumtscho Nov 5 '13 at 11:33

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