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    Re: Recommend Best Microwave Popcorn

    Quote Originally Posted by GWad View Post
    a lot has changed in 10 years - you can now get both

    What hasn't changed in 10 years? I can buy a pound of popcorn for like $1. That'd get you what, 2 bags of microwave stuff?





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    Re: Recommend Best Microwave Popcorn

    Quote Originally Posted by capitalcityguy View Post
    We actually gave up on microwave popcorn after the numerous articles kept coming out about the health hazards. I dont' know if those warnings are overblown or not, but now that we've switched to air popper, we realize we much prefer the taste.

    Anyway, health concerns might be able to be avoided:

    If there is any danger at all associated with microwave popcorn, it is most present when the bag is first opened and heated fumes escape. Breathing in these fumes will expose the consumer to the highest level of diacetyl possible at the consumer level. This may cause damage to the smallest air passages in the consumer's lungs or trigger a pre-existing asthma attack. Young children and those with compromised lung capacity may also have an adverse reaction after breathing in the first fumes of a hot bag of microwave popcorn.

    http://www.wisegeek.com/is-microwave...ad-for-you.htm
    Let me guess - organic and Whole Foods shopper too!!!



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    Re: Recommend Best Microwave Popcorn

    The Mini bags of Act II Butter lovers, 1:32 in my microwave at home and I get a perfect bag every time.



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    Re: Recommend Best Microwave Popcorn

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    Not the advice you're looking for, but I haven't had microwave popcorn in like 10 years. I use a pan at home, and we have a popper at work. I'll take the taste of homemade over the convenience of microwave anyday.
    Yes, you can't beat oil in a pan or kettle. It takes a few minutes and is so much better than other options. Short of really screwing up the oil amount you can't screw it up either.



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    Re: Recommend Best Microwave Popcorn

    Quote Originally Posted by SC Cy View Post
    Iowa company and I'll take the Pepsi Challenge with this any day. Yumm!
    What is this Pepsi Challenge you speak of?



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    Re: Recommend Best Microwave Popcorn

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    Mobile Thumbs Up to you, sir. 👍

    Literally lol'd when I read this.



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    Re: Recommend Best Microwave Popcorn

    Quote Originally Posted by heitclone View Post
    The Mini bags of Act II Butter lovers, 1:32 in my microwave at home and I get a perfect bag every time.
    Mini bags? I don't like the sound of that...


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    Re: Recommend Best Microwave Popcorn

    I just want to know if I'm the only person in the world who doesn't like popcorn of any kind? Never have, don't know why. I'll eat it if I'm absolutely starving and there's nothing else around.



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    Re: Recommend Best Microwave Popcorn

    Quote Originally Posted by ruxCYtable View Post
    I just want to know if I'm the only person in the world who doesn't like popcorn of any kind? Never have, don't know why. I'll eat it if I'm absolutely starving and there's nothing else around.
    I'm in this pool as well.



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