How to Select the Family Popcorn Popper
Some great advice on choosing and purchasing the right
popcorn popper for your family:
air popcorn poppers use only hot air to
produce popcorn without oil.
popcorn poppers are electrical popcorn
machines that use oil to pop your popcorn.
pop oventop popcorn poppers can be used on
a gas or electric oven. You turn a crank on the
handle of the pan to stir the corn.
Think about how much popcorn
you will be making for your family and friends
at a time. Home popcorn typically prepare 4-6
oz servings at a time, 1 oz is about the size
of a small popcorn at the movie theater.
Air popcorn poppers and stir
crazy poppers come in a variety of colors and
sizes, with see though lids to make popping
Most popcorn makers nowadays
have a popping cycle time of 2-5 minutes,
depending on the size of the batch.
and Warming Cups
See-through lids are a very
popular feature on most brands of popcorn
machines. It allows you to actually see your
popcorn as it’s being made, children go
absolutely nuts about it.
poppers include a warming cup that sits on
top of the popcorn maker, allowing you to melt
butter ready to drizzle over the popcorn for a
delicious end result.
Some stir crazy
poppers have air vents, where you can add
butter and seasoning as the popcorn is
Several popcorn makers have
dishwasher-proof pieces and some have non-stick
plates, making cleaning even easier.
Air poppers require a
minimal amount of cleaning, since the only
ingredient beside the popping corn is air.