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How do you reheat your popcorn...

thefreakychef May 24, 2010 05:46 AM

...with good results? And, what's your favorite flavorings?


  1. LukesBride May 24, 2010 10:18 AM

    I'm curious.... why do you want to reheat it? Are you using some sort of fancy expensive popcorn?

    A bowl full of popcorn costs me about 20 cents. I don't mean to be rude, I just can't fathom why someone would bother to reheat it.

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    1. re: LukesBride
      janetms383 May 24, 2010 10:23 AM

      you said it more politely than i would have..... but my first thought... Why bother!

    2. Uncle Bob May 24, 2010 10:05 AM

      MW will make it tough.......Hot oven on a cookie sheet works .....Ok

      Or wait till breakfast....it makes a nice cereal with milk etc.


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      1. re: Uncle Bob
        bushwickgirl May 24, 2010 10:14 AM

        Yes, that MW thing, VERY briefly. Or oven.
        Hot oven cookie sheet, good idea.
        For breakfast, even better. No reheating necessary.

      2. bushwickgirl May 24, 2010 09:24 AM

        Actually, I don't bother. But if I was to, I think very briefly in the MW might do it, or in a hot uncovered pan on stovetop, tossed frequently to crisp and not burn. It's not so easy to do and get the crunchy good result from just popped corn. I don't mind room temp, slighty soggy popcorn. I don't usually have leftover popcorn, either.

        Butter, salt and ancho chile powder for my current fav seasoning. Put the chile powder in the melted butter.

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