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Old 05-26-2003, 08:10 AM   #21
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Just wondering, do they still make/market that stuff they called "Jiffy Pop" that came in the little cheap tin-foil 1-use skillet? That might be an alternative...Always loved that stuff (and the SNL skit of the air-bag that deployed in the same manner) Happy camping...We are in the back yard this weekend with the pups, as our favorite site was full by Wenesday!



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Old 05-26-2003, 09:38 AM   #22
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Another thing my Gram used to do was to pop the corn in a teflon (aging myself here) kettle without the oil.
Hey Eric, be careful using a Teflon pan to pop popcorn. When Teflon is put on really high heat, it gives off toxic gases. Anyone with parrots cannot safely cook with Teflon. The gases will kill birds almost immediately. We got rid of our Teflon because of our parrots but figure that if something kills small animals it cannot be good for humans either.

Gosh, I haven't seen Jiffy Pop in ages! It's good to know it's still made.

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Old 05-26-2003, 12:53 PM   #23
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teflon

No problem Nancy... My Gram used to make popcorn in one (maybe that explains the forgetfulness ;) )

I use the micro mostly, or a t-fal pan...



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Old 06-30-2003, 10:59 AM   #24
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Camping Popcorn

While you won't get the best popcorn ever, nor the ease of the microwave...one thing you can do is cook it over the fire in tinfoil. My little Cub Scout Pack loves this one. Get a square piece of tin foil and pour a table spoon of oil in the center. Drop some popcorn in the oil. You want all of the kernels to get covered with oil. Add some salt. Fold up the sides of the tin foil to make a "tent" around the corn. Attach the tent to a string, string to a stick. It will look like you've been fishing and caught a tin foil fish. Hold it over an open fire. Be patient, don't rush it, or you'll have burnt corn. Also take care not to burn your string or the whole thing drops into the fire...back at square one. It's a fun alternative to roasting marshmallows!



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Old 07-03-2003, 11:04 AM   #25
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pop pop pop- 'n butter

Jiffy pop is alive and well- made us the envy of the whole campground this weekend.
I left my campfire toaster flat and sat the jiffy pop on that till it started and I had to shake it. I figure I must burn at least half the calories I 'm going to gain by doing the jiffy pop dance. The smell can't be beat



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