Flexibility in the additional ingredients (salt, oil, other toppings) that can be used.
Unlike most oils, it should be refrigerated after opening.
Corn Oil is commonly used because of its mild taste.
Long-term testing notes Weve continued to use both the Lékué to pop our popcorn, and the material still looks as good as new.In our testing, our finalists consisted of three types of popcorn makers: Microwave popcorn poppers Hot air popcorn poppers Electric popcorn poppers All of them will do the job, and each have their own sets of strengths and weaknesses.Resources Presto Poplite Hot Air popper Image: m/ Westbend 82306 Stir Crazy Electric Popcorn Popper Image: m/ Wabash Valley Farms 25008 Whirley-Pop Stovetop Popcorn Popper Image: m/.When testing popcorn makers, we took several considerations into how to make an omelette for one account.Electric/stovetop popcorn poppers Electric and stovetop popcorn poppers use oil and metal stirrers to heat popcorn kernels evenly, and they offer the greatest versatility in terms of adding butter and other flavorings.The requirement of replacement is only because of the plastic chute which dries up and hence gets cracked over a period of time of use.Several reviewers (including positive reviewers identify a problem with the spinning arm grinding against the sides.The different types of popcorn makers There are lots of different ways to make popcorn that dont involve an unhealthy bag of microwave popcorn.This unit pops about 24 cups of popcorn at a time with no burnt and unpopped kernels which is quite an efficient feature.
The popping surface has a nonstick coating requiring only a small amount of oil for flavoring.
The popcorn from the Great Northern popper was tasty, but both of our best picks can do the same, with much less hassle and much less expense.
However, even after a couple of weekends where we forgot to clean it before going out of town, a run through the dishwasher left the Lékué looking as good as new again.
This will allow you to have hot buttered popcorn, if you choose.
Mogan, there are still other concerns surrounding the chemicals and materials used within the bags.
Assume it is an electric air popcorn popper machine, what you need to do is, insert a few cups of raw kernels on the heat plate of the unit.
Different sizes of microwave poppers are available which can generate different quantities of popcorn.Burned popcorn is a much bigger concern with these devices.Popcorn is placed onto the surface in between the two metal stirrers which keep the kernels moving around and heating evenly.The only real downside to the Lékué is the limited amount of popcorn that can be made at one time.As few burned and unpopped kernels as possible.Whereas if you buy an electric or stove type popcorn maker then it will require oil to cook and pop the popcorn kernels.Finally, its worth noting that the West Bend Stir Crazy can pop one cup of unpopped kernels at a time, or about six quarts popped this is ideal anytime you are sharing your popcorn with three or four other people.Some of todays hybrid brands and gourmet popcorns offer a ratio of 40 to one, with respect to the popped size of the kernel compared to the original kernel.The parts of this air popper such as a heating plate, stirring rod, cover and the bowl are not dishwasher safe.We also conducted taste-testing in our office to make sure the popcorn would be enjoyed by the typical popcorn lover.The other two methods require the user to watch the process but are mostly a plug and go process.They are either butterfly or mushroom.Canola oil is said to be the healthiest of the oil options.The vents provided to the popper allows the moist air to move out of the unit and thus provide crunchy and crispy popcorn.