Popcorn is a variety of corn (maize) where the hard kernel explodes into an edible form when heated. Use this tag for questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with popcorn as an ingredient. Questions about dishes which include popcorn, but are not focused on ...

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How do I coat popcorn with flavor?

There are commercial flavored popcorn (i.e. BetterMade) that aren't topped with flavor but coated like a potato chip. How do I re-create that coating at home? Specifically, I'm a fan or the 'hot' ...
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How do I butter popcorn without making it soggy?

I've tried buttering my popcorn in the past, and it always turns out inconsistent. A few pieces will be soaked with butter, and others have no butter on them at all. Perhaps there is a way to get the ...
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How to make Movie Theatre like Popcorn?

Any specific brands? so far, I could not find any popcorn that tastes like popcorn at movies.
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What's the minimum amount of oil for making popcorn?

My wife makes popcorn by adding the corn to a pan, then tilt the pan and add oil until the popcorn is just covered. This seems to be a lot of oil. Does anybody know how to make popcorn with less oil?
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How can I get salt to stick better to buttered or oiled popcorn?

I make popcorn with butter or olive oil, but still when I add salt, especially kosher salt or coarse sea salt, it won't stick. Is there anything I can do to get it to adhere better?
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Can you make popcorn in a pressure cooker?

Will the temperature become too high and will the popcorn burn? Can anything bad happen? Edit: Picture tells the tale. On the left, 5 minutes under pressure. On the right 3,5 minutes without ...