***POST WARNING*** Some of this may be a
repeat for those of you that were around for
October Trivia. October is National Popcorn
MONTH. If this a repeat hang in there. :)
The origins of this national "holiday" are
unknown but--what better reason to
Do you like popcorn?
How do you pop yours?
Air popped--Anyone still own an Air Popper?
Stove popped--Remember Jiffy Pop?
Microwave popped--First occurrence in
What is your topping preference?
Where do you eat popcorn the most?
In the depression popcorn sold for 0.5-.10 and
was one of the few luxuries for those families with
a little less in their pockets.
As stated in October--Americans consume 17
BILLION quarts of popcorn a year and an
average American consumes about 54 QUARTS.
Microwave popcorn sales has accounted for
$240 MILLION in the 1990's.
Popcorn is an ideal snack between meals
because it satisfies and doesn't spoil an
3C = 1 serving from the grain group.
Use it to top soups or salads.
Combine with dried fruit and nuts to create
Make popcorn balls.
~Keep on Dreaming~