Caramel Corn Recipes For National Caramel Corn Day

[1] Make your own caramel corn (photos #1, #2, #3 and #6 © The Popcorn Board). [2] You can buy the popcorn if you wish, but be sure to make your own caramel. [3] The result: dee-licious! [4] Use caramel corn as a garnish on pies, cakes and cupcakes. This one uses a pecan pie…
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RECIPE: S’mores Popcorn & More Recipes For National S’mores Day

This recipe for S’mores Popcorn comes from Valerie’s Home Cooking, a new cookbook by actress Valerie Bertinelli (photo #2). Valerie advises: “All I can do here is issue a warning: Get ready for an amazing, tasty, and addictive treat—and only eat these if you’re with someone who won’t mind your licking your fingers. “I was…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Popcorn & Wine Pairings

[1] Season plain popcorn however you like; there’s a wine that goes with it. Here, a low-calorie seasoning: mixed herbs (photo © Hidden Valley). [2] What wine goes with chocolate popcorn? Your favorite red! (photo © Coupons.com) [3] Go whole-hog with a pairing flight (photo © Skinnygirl).   For the Oscars on Sunday, how about…
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FOOD FUN: Why Ask Why? Food Trivia

Top: Crackers have pin holes so the air escapes and they don’t rise. Photo courtesy PantryPacker.com. Bottom: A checmical in mint tricks the brain info feeling coolness. Photo by Jeffrey Collingwood | SXC.   Here are some fun food facts adapted from TodayIFoundOut.com Why Chiles Taste Hot The heat in chiles comes from a colorless,…
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HALLOWEEN: Haunted Popcorn Hands

Creative Halloween fare. Photo courtesy Popcorn.org.   We love this party favor idea from Popcorn.org. We’d suggest them as trick-or-treat items, but many parents don’t let kids eat the “open” food for safety reasons. So, bring them to friends, to the office, and anywhere else you like.     RECIPE: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN POPCORN HANDS Ingredients…
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