Since the time of the Great Depression, when the peddlers found a way out of the terrible economic situation of the moment, selling popcorn at the door of the cinemas (the cheapest source of entertainment of the time), popcorn and movies turned inseparable.
At present every visit to the movie theater inevitably includes a stop at the popcorn stand located in the lobby.
Thanks to modern technology, today we can enjoy a wide variety of movies and shows in the comfort of our own home. But what about the popcorn?
We have conducted an extensive research and selected the best popcorn poppers to make the experience of watching a movie at home (or a concert, a game or favorite TV show) complete.
Just think about how fast you want to enjoy your popcorn: in about 3 or 4 minutes (same time as those brown bagged supermarket popcorn) the Salbree Microwave Popcorn Popper will have a healthier, fluffy portion of popcorn ready to enjoy.
This silicone, collapsible and easy to use popcorn maker is also dishwasher safe and BPA free.
Its space saving design makes the Salbree Microwave Popcorn Popper the perfect size for those without a lot of storage: small apartments, college dorms, RVs.
Also, as a safety measure, the Salbree Microwave Popcorn Popper has two handles on the sides to conveniently remove it from the microwave (it’s always a good idea to be careful when removing it from the microwave, handles may be warm to the touch).
When you are looking for a faster, healthier, and more economical way to enjoy popcorn, than does not require a microwave, then you need to get the Presto 04820 PopLite Hot Air Popper.
This convenient popcorn popper uses hot air instead of oil and takes a little over 2 minutes to get two large bowls full of popcorn ready to enjoy. Plus, you don’t have to transfer your popcorn from the popper to a bowl: the Presto 04820 PopLite Hot Air Popper has a chute that directs all the popped popcorn to the bowl!
Leaving almost not unpopped popcorn kernels, there is only one small complaint for the Presto 04820 PopLite Hot Air Popper: does not comes with an on/off button. Instead, it starts working as soon as you plug it in, so you may want to have all your supplies ready (bowl, popcorn kernels, butter if you want to add it) before plugging it in.
With six quarter capacity, the West Bend 82505 Stir Crazy Popcorn Popper is the ideal family sized popcorn popper. Made of durable and BPA free plastic housing, the West Bend 82505 Stir Crazy Popcorn Popper uses a triple-layer heating plate which increases performance. The stirring rods keep the corn moving to pop all of the kernels in about 4 minutes. Its cover doubles as a bowl after all the kernels are popped.
With an On/Off button, you have more control over when you want to start you popcorn popper, when to stop it, while keeping you safe. Turning the unit on will activate the triple-layer heating surface as well as the stirring rod.
Other advantage of the West Bend 82505 Stir Crazy Popcorn Popper? You can add not only butter to your popcorn, but different oils (like coconut, peanut, olive) and get your own gourmet touch to your popcorn!
If you are old school and electric popcorn poppers doesn’t cut it for you, then you must try the Wabash Valley Farms – Stovetop Popcorn Popper .
This heavy-duty popcorn popper has the allure of the classic and allows you to enjoy up to 6 quarts of popcorn in as little as three minutes!
The patented stirring system in this stovetop popcorn popper works by moving every kernel until it pops, prevents burning so you always have perfectly cooked popcorn.
The Wabash Valley Farms – Stovetop Popcorn Popper comes with a stay-cool wooden handle and a nylon stirring system, making cleaning up a breeze: just wipe with a paper towel once you are done popping and store for later use.
This Whirley Pop Stovetop Popcorn Popper comes with a real theater popping kit including fresh popping corn, the Wabash Valley Farms secret buttery salt and gourmet popping oil.
If you have room at your home and want to make a statement, on top of enjoying fresh popcorn, then you are game for the Great Northern Popcorn Red Matinee Movie Theater Style 8 oz. Ounce Antique Popcorn Machine . This machine is also great for schools, offices, churches and more!
With 3 control switches (spot lightwarmer, stirrer and pot heater) these commercial quality machine can make roughly 2-3 gallons of popcorn per batch and have a reject kernel tray.
This heavy-duty powder coated steel and stainless-steel popcorn popper works on standard 110 volts, and can be easily cleaned up with water.
With the best of today’s technology and an antique style design, the Great Northern Popcorn Red Matinee Movie Theater Style 8 oz. Ounce Antique Popcorn Machine is available in Red or Black, and you can even get the tabletop design or pick the one with cart to have a more authentic feeling of an old-time movie theater!