11 Popcorn Recipes Just in Time for National Popcorn Day

January 19 is National Popcorn Day. I'm not sure who created or when they founded or why National Popcorn Day exists, but it does. And, it's a great National Day to have since everyone LOVES popcorn! {Did you know there's a National Day of Something for everything?} Whether you're at the movies or watching a movie at home, at the ballgame or throwing a birthday party, popcorn is a food that everyone is sure to enjoy. I've found 11 popcorn recipes that are sweet, salty, savory and all those combined. You're bound to find one that POPS out at you! Sriracha Caramel Popcorn - The sriracha craze seems to be right up there with the bacon craze. People are putting sriracha on everything, and on the most unexpected foods. I'm guessing this combination of sweet and heat will be so … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Desserts the Kids Can Help Make

With Father's Day just days away, it's time to get to the store to gather the ingredients to make Dad a special dessert for his special day. While most men like sweets in most any form they come in, we thought it would be fun to gather some desserts that are made especially for Dad! From bacon to candy fire we've got you covered. /1/Maple Bacon Cupcakes - Did somebody say BACON? Every man loves bacon. Add a bit of maple to it and it becomes heaven in his mouth! /2/Campfire Cake - I can think of a few dads in-particular that would LOVE this cake! Any dad who loves to camp or is involved in scouting with his boys, to name a couple. /3/Chocolate Chip Cookie Bowl - Does Dad have an enormous sweet tooth? This cookie bowl {filled with chocolate chip cookies, of course} is … [Read more...]

Conversation Heart Popcorn Snack for Valentine’s Day

Its hard to believe we are already in February of the New Year!  And you know what that means - its the month of love!  Everything seems to turn red and pink and worry about what to get that special someone.  If you are like me then you like to give homemade gifts for the big day.  There is just something extra special about hand making a gift for someone.  And I have the perfect homemade gift to make!  Its perfect for kids and adults and is very simple to make.  Check out how to make this fun conversation heart popcorn. You only need four ingredients to make this popcorn.  You will need: Popcorn [either air popped or from a bag] White chocolate bark Sprinkles Conversation hearts [sc:adsense ] Start by popping your popcorn and letting it cool.  Spread it out over a … [Read more...]

Gingerbread Popcorn – Healthy and Delicious Snack Recipe

Tis the season of spending time in the kitchen making sweet treats and delicious desserts.  Our house has been filled with the sweet scents of the holiday season more days then not.  Sometimes we are baking for ourselves and sometimes we are making goodies for others.  One of our favorite things to make (for us and to give) is popcorn.  Fancy holiday popcorn to be exact.  We have experimented with all kinds of flavor combinations and tastes and we have a perfect one for Christmas time.  Gingerbread popcorn! This popcorn is the perfect combination of sweet and savory and tastes just like Christmas!  Its easy to make and I bet you have most of the ingredients in your kitchen already.  To make your own gingerbread popcorn you will need: 1 bag of popcorn, popped 4 pieces of white … [Read more...]