Archive for September, 2013

September kicks off the season of the kick-off. It’s the start of school. It’s the return of routine. It seems this time of year brings more than enough reasons to whip up a quick snack and start celebrating!

To make the most of your munchies, we’ve got the ultimate snack time idea…Popcorn! You already love it for the movies. You know you crave it on those crisp, autumn nights. And now, with our Good Cook popcorn baller and three deliciously simple recipes, you can enjoy caramel popcorn right in your own kitchen.

Get our recipes here:

Caramel Popcorn – The classic gets even easier than ever! Made with rich, brown sugar and tons of butter, this caramel popcorn is destined to become a favorite!

Trail Mix – Two favorite snacks get rolled into one! These delicious Trail Mix Popcorn balls are fun to make for just about every occasion, from afterschool to game day!

Jalapeno Kettle Corn Popcorn Balls -A little sweet a lot of spicy come together in this deiciously fun recipe for Jalapeno-kissed kettle corn balls. Pump up the heat with the addition of extra jalapeno, or turn down the flavor by adding less. Whatever works for your tastebuds!

Perfect Popcorn Ball Tips:

1) Make microwave popcorn with loose kernels using this quick trick: pour 1/2 cup of unpopped popcorn into a large brown paper grocery bag. Roll the top of the bag halfway down, then place in microwave and cook for 2-4 minutes, or until the kernels pop.

2) Get all the too-crunchy kernels out of your popcorn before mixing in the caramel by gently lifting the popped kernels with loose fingers from one bowl to another new, large clean bowl. The kernels will fall through the popcorn and into the bottom of the first bowl. An easy way to make sure your popcorn is clean and ready to be mixed into caramel popcorn balls!

3) Keep caramel popcorn balls from drying out, immediately cover them tightly with plastic cling wrap. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. Allow to come to room temperature before serving.

Make your own popcorn with the Good Cook popcorn kit. 25% off at goodcook.com when you use PROMO CODE: POPCORN

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