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Old 11-18-2008, 09:46 PM   #1
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Hot Air Popper

I bought a Presto hot air popper and love the way it works. Iím a little disappointed that the popped corn (Orville Redenbacher recommended by the manufacturer) doesnít have that fresh crispness that bag microwave popcorn has. Any suggestions?

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Old 11-19-2008, 12:53 AM   #2
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Hot air doesn't "crisp" like hot oil.
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Old 11-19-2008, 09:07 AM   #3
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I use my hot air popper to make caramel popcorn
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Old 01-23-2009, 10:17 PM   #4
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I use a hot air popper and the popcorn i use is the hulless type that you can get on the internet, if you want i can let you know the the name of the corn. My father gets a combo pack because it has 12 different vareitys.
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Old 01-23-2009, 11:29 PM   #5
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I prefer microwaveable, too. I use my presto to make popcorn packing material. lol
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Old 01-24-2009, 04:33 PM   #6
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I know this thread is older, but I'm going to add my two cents. Don't use Orville Redenbaker. It just isn't as good a product in a hot air popper. If you have a Costco/Cost Plus or whatever its called they have a big jug of popcorn that is great. I don't remember the name though. Sorry!
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Old 01-24-2009, 09:58 PM   #7
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I like to make popcorn the old fashioned way - on the stove in some oil, in a regular SS pan. Put in a few kernels and wait for them to pop...pour in the rest, cover and shake until it is done popping. Add butter and salt. Yum.
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Old 01-24-2009, 10:03 PM   #8
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I like to make popcorn the old fashioned way - on the stove in some oil, in a regular SS pan. Put in a few kernels and wait for them to pop...pour in the rest, cover and shake until it is done popping. Add butter and salt. Yum.
Me too!!!!!!!! Except I use a cast iron pan and put all of it in at the same time!
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Old 01-24-2009, 10:10 PM   #9
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I first pop the corn and then melt butter in a small pan on the stove, i also use pickling salt.
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Old 01-24-2009, 10:16 PM   #10
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I first pop the corn and then melt butter in a small pan on the stove, i also use pickling salt.
I want popcorn!!!!! I nuke the butter --- use pickling salt too!!

To late for popcorn
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