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Oct 27, 2012 09:07 AM

Gourmet Popcorn Creations!

What 'gourmet' variations of popcorn do you make?

Besides 'poppy-chow,' I have made my own cheddar-caramel corn mix and also cinnamon bun popcorn... with the holidays coming, I would like more ideas for over-the-top popcorn flavors/recipes.


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  1. My seven year old created his favorite popcorn flavoring: Garlic powder mixed with light brown sugar.

    I have to say, its pretty good!

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    1. re: AdamD

      That is quite odd.. BUT I will try anything! Tell him thank-you for me.

      1. re: GraceW

        Its quite good actually. I forgot salt is also in there. Will do. Report back.

      1. What do you to make your cheddar popcorn. I love it and have tried different powders but it is lousy. Would you please post how you make yours, I would be very appreciative.

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        1. re: paprkutr

          It was somewhat a mistake the first time we made it.. we put boxed Macaroni and Cheese powder on the popcorn, but now I add more than that--including parmesan cheese, truffle salt, and spices.

          For spices, the key (in my opinion) is to use Penzeys' Spices...

        2. I guess it might be kind of gauche, but I love black truffle oil on popcorn. That and some microplane'd extra sharp cheddar or pecorino, and freshly ground black pepper.

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            Yesterday we tried this curry-coconut popcorn mix and enjoyed the flavors alot. We used brown rice syrup instead of corn syrup (just a personal preference) and we didn't make popcorn balls just a big bowl.