Thursday, February 9, 2012

Things I Love Thursday - Part 26

I love POPCORN!

I eat popcorn for dinner at least twice a week.  We have one of these magical inventions:
Which is called a Whirley Pop and yes, it's easy to make in a regular pot on the stove, this is a luxury for me to have this baby which helps make it better ALMOST every time. 

I can't really do microwave popcorn these days, it's not natural and it doesn't taste as good as stove made popcorn.  Little oil, little salt, done.  Boom. 

There are times I sprinkle Nutritional yeast on my popcorn.  I didn't believe it at first, but it actually tastes kinda like Parmesan cheese on there and it's super good for you. 

The problem is I had to go to stupid Whole Foods to get the stuff and you know how I'm not a big fan of Whole Foods.  I always feel like they are waiting for me to say or do something incredibly stupid in there.  Which, let's face it, I usually do.  I dropped a whole watermelon last Summer, and I know they've had it out for me ever since.

Why the hell am I so smiley on a "Wanted" poster?

But I digress, this is about popcorn.  I truly think that  whoever first popped a kernel of corn should have a holiday named for them.  Sadly, I bet Mr. Popcorn Guy would get a lot more response than some of the other people we have holidays for. 

I still get excited when they start popping.  Think about that for a second.  A tiny kernel of corn pops into a glorious pillow of deliciousness instantaneously in front of our eyes.  But if I open the lid and try to watch, as I have done 7,495 times, I get a hot splat to the face.  Doesn't stop me.  I think it's miraculous. Just you try to stop me from trying to watch that bitch pop.

I LOVE POPCORN.  And I'm not afraid to show it.  Is this too much?


Or what about this?
Classy popcorn ring. 

STD in ring form anyone?

Ahhhhh.  That's just right.  If I were to wear food rings, which of course I would because I am now obsessed with the ring below that I found yesterday on Pinterest. 

Not just a salad ring, but THIS salad ring. It's so beautifully rendered. 

I'm so grateful my husband didn't propose using any kind of food as a prop.  I would still be trying to poop that ring out.  No time to dilly dally, especially when it comes to popcorn.  GET IN MY MOUTH IMMEDIATELY.


7 comments:

  1. Before I read this, I had a sneaking suspicion my son would love you to pieces.

    After reading this, I know you would love each other over lots of pieces of "popcorns."

    So sweet reading this and imagining this awesome combination of popcorn and people!

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  2. someone at Whole Foods talked me into buying Fish Oil to add that healthy something special to my popcorn...umm... i would stick with the yeast flakes.

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  3. Have you ever popped real popcorn in the microwave? Just put a 1/4 cup in a brown bag, zap for 2:20 and voila! Microwave popcorn with out the fake butter and stuff :)

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  4. I knew you were too awesome to be true! I have a popper like that, too! I've used it so much (mine had an acrylic viewing window which eventually bit it) that it falls apart on the reg and I have to rebuild it with baling wire, gum wrappers, and dry ice. Wait, that's MacGuyver, I just use aluminum foil. I have organic popcorn on my Amazon subscribe and save and we eat popcorn all.the.time.

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  5. Oh my, I always try to watch popcorn pop. And hearing the nutritional yeast thing from you makes it a little more believable. I'll try it some day.

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  6. I lovvvve popcorn..BUT..as good as it smells the night that we make it for a movie..that's how BAD it smells the next morning coming down to make coffee! lol xo

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