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Old 12-17-2008, 09:17 PM   #1
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Hot Air Popper

I have a popcorn question but wasnít sure which forum it should be under but anyway, I bought a Presto hot air popper. Iím for the most part happy with it except that the popped corn doesnít have that crispiness that microwave bag popcorn has. Any suggestions?


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Old 12-17-2008, 09:20 PM   #2
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Hi, Ross. Welcome to DC.

We had a hot-air popper and gave it away 'cause it didn't produce the quality of popcorn we wanted. Initially got it because it popped the corn without the use of oil/fat.

I can't help you with your query, but wait a while. I'm sure someone will come along with some information for you.

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Old 12-17-2008, 09:32 PM   #3
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I use mine solely to make edible popcorn for packing when I don't have any styrofoam to reuse and recyle.

I have read that some folks have used theirs to roast green coffee beans.
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Old 12-17-2008, 10:17 PM   #4
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I had one once... Personally I didn't like the results...I liked the "no oil" concept, but could never figure out how to make crsipy popcorn.
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Old 12-18-2008, 05:57 AM   #5
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I've been using a presto air pop corn popper since I first received one as a wedding present in 1974. I am on my third one. My suggestion?...get used to it! It does not make crisp pop corn. I put so much butter on it, it does not matter to me. I like how quick and easy it is to make pop corn with it, with no additives, I want to add my own additives!
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