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August 20th, 2014

Grease saved from frying bacon + cast iron skillet + popcorn kernels = one delicious snack!
We’re big fans of popcorn as a snack, generally we pop it in ghee. Last time I used bacon grease and it was AMAZING. Also popping it in a cast iron skillet instead of the normal stainless steel pan made a difference in taste. Now I’m going to be eating bacon constantly so I can have this popcorn!

What’s your favorite snack?

5 Comments to “MMMMMM”
  1. Adriana on August 20, 2014 at 7:54 am

    We love popcorn! We love popping it in butter or lard with a sprinkle of Old Bay. Another favorite is heating up some pesto with a little more olive oil and tossing the popcorn in it.

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  2. Greg on August 20, 2014 at 8:52 am

    “Now I’m going to be eating bacon constantly so I can have this popcorn!”

    Did you actually need that extra motivation? :-)

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  3. Nebraska Dave on August 20, 2014 at 9:41 am

    Susy, my favorite snack would have to be nuts. I like all kinds of nuts which would include sunflower. Popcorn would be a close second but nuts would win hands down. I’ll have to try your bacon grease popcorn. No flavoring needed.

    Have a great natural snack day.

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  4. Nikala on August 21, 2014 at 6:01 pm

    MM That sounds SO good! We eat popcorn Every Friday night…question though…how do you keep the popcorn in the CI when you cook it?! I use cast iron pans but never thought about popping popcorn in it!

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    • Susy on April 18, 2016 at 7:21 pm

      We put a lid from a stock pot on it.

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