Now if you’re one of those fancy big city types who only gets their popcorn at from them theaters that’s got the talking pictures and such, then whoopdeedoo, fancy big city type! The rest of us? See, we like a little thing called Freedom—the freedom to make our popcorn when and where we want. If I want to crunch away on my popcorn while watching talking pictures on my 48” LCD flatscreen with a 5.1 digital bass boost surround sound system, then that’s what I’m-a gonna do!
Today, we’re breaking down the what’s-what of the 5 best brands of DIY popcorn. There have been some exciting things happening recently in the world of pre-popped, bagged popcorns, so we invite you to try those as well (if you actually believe that anything related to pre-popped bagged popcorn is exciting, though, I’ll bet you’re way ahead of me already) but we here are still purists for that good old popcorn you make right there in the kitchen (And which you will at every now and then invariably undercook, ending up with too many tooth-destroying brown kernels, or overcook into blackened, smoky ruin. Sigh).