Many people go to the movie theater just to
eat great tasting popcorn, but only a few know that you can get
that wonderful movie popcorn taste at home as well.
The best home popcorn machine for this is a
Whirley Pop Popcorn Popper, which is a stovetop
popcorn popper. It consists of an aluminum pan with a
clip on lid, that has a stay-cool handle you rotate while
popping, which turns a stirring metal rod inside of your
Whirley Pop Popcorn Popper. This stirring system keeps the
kernels in motion across the bottom of the Whirley Pop's
pan, distributing oil and heat evenly. The steam vents on
top of the Whirley Popcorn Maker lets moisture escape.
Once the ingredients are prepared, follow
Neither the popper, nor the oil need to be
Mix the required oil and amount of corn in your
Whirley Pop Popcorn Popper and place it onto your
stove (either gas or electric) and turn the stove
to medium. At this stage you don't need to add any
seasoning, just the corn and oil.
Start slowly turning the wooden crank. You may need
to adjust temperature of the stove so popping is
finished after about 3 minutes.
Rotate the lever during the entire cooking process
until there is only an seldom pop of about 1 every
Take the Whirley Pop Popcorn Popper off the stove
Pour the popcorn into a serving bowl.
Sprinkle with butter, salt or popcorn seasoning and
You will see, that the it is very possible
to make movie theater style popcorn in your own home with a
Whirley Pop. If you are concerned about nutrition, don't worry,
your home ingredients will be much healthier than the movie
theater popcorn, since they tend to add a lot of artificial
If you want a virtually zero calorie popcorn
snack, go for a hot air popper, as it uses revolving air to pop
the kernels instead of oil. The result will be a fibre rich
snack, but it won't have the same taste. You can prepare
seasoning and sprinkle it on, even add some butter at the end,
but it won't have the same movie taste.