"This is a flavorful popcorn treat that makes your mouth water and disappears fast! If you toss the cooked popcorn in a paper bag, it helps to absorb any extra grease, and keeps kernels from falling to the floor. The leftovers make nice snacks for lunch boxes." — Jeannine
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unpopped popcorn kernels
seasoned salt, or to taste
shredded Cheddar cheese
It's bacon grease and you don't need to refrigerate it. People have been leaving it in a thick cup on their stove's, for ages. I just wouldn't leave it longer than a month. Take a paper towel and cover it with a rubber band.
did not find it that flavorful. i was disappointed
Made with 1/2 c. popcorn and 3 tbsp. bacon grease. Topped with 2 tbsp. of melted bacon grease and salt. very tasty, but next time I will add 1 more tbsp of bacon grease for the topping for more bacon flavor. very cool idea!
I scaled this down to four servings for my boys and I. Simple and pretty straightforward. I omitted the cheese and bacon bits as the bacon grease would have been enough on it's own and stuck to plain salt.
Surprizingly good. Would have never thought of using bacon grease to make popcorn!
At his annual Christmas Potluck at work, hubs said someone brought popcorn that, believe it or not, was made with bacon grease. He raved about it and it caught my attention - it's hard to think of something that isn't even better with bacon, so I decided to give it a whirl. As a popcorn purist I kept it plain and simple - just popped the popcorn in the bacon grease (didn't measure either) and added a little salt. It really was quite good! While it won't take the place of real buttered popcorn for me, it was an interesting variation I enjoyed.
I have made popcorn this way my entire adult life. After frying any kind of meat, ie: bacon, hamburgers, steak, porkchops,etc, I love to pop corn in the pan before I wash it. Fantastic flavors !! Depending on what you cooked, a little more oil may have to be added...or subtracted :)
This was delicious! I only used 1/4 cup of bacon grease, and plain salt - no bacon bits or cheese. The more you ate it, the more you could taste the bacon. This is a fun way to change up popcorn every now and then!
This was how we made popcorn, when I was a kid. I also sprinkle dry ranch dressing on it, instead of the cheese.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 151
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