Binge Watching Stovetop Popcorn


Sheltering in place or in quarantine?  You might as well enjoy some great popcorn while you’re binge watching TV or movies.  Make it yourself.  Make it healthier.  Make it your own style.

Background and methodology

Pots and ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) popping corn
  • 1 tablespoon each of a high smoke point cooking oil (examples: sunflower, safflower, corn, canola, peanut, etc), olive oil and butter
  • 1 teaspoon of any dry spice that you like (optional)
  • Sea salt or kosher salt to taste


Get popping

Season and enjoy!


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Author: gregnelsoncooks

Visit weekly for original and adapted recipes as well as cooking tips to make your kitchen life easier — and more delicious! I’ll include simple, straight forward instructions along with recipes that are truly worth your time making. And, recipes that elevate the familiar and introduce you to the new and unexpected.

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