$25 Retro Popcorn Maker Completes Family Movie Night

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Can someone please explain why popcorn tastes so much better from a popcorn maker versus eating microwave popcorn? I'm telling you, the kernels are probably the same, but it does not taste the same! If you feel the same way, you're probably in the market for a popcorn maker. Before you splurge on a $100 one, consider the $25 Retro Series popcorn maker. This budget-friendly retro red popcorn maker is exactly what you need for family movie night. This is as close as it gets to movie theater popcorn, y'all.

Popcorn is a year-round snack for just about any activity. Whether you're hosting a summer birthday party, Halloween movie night, or a bonfire in January, you can't go wrong with serving popcorn. Popcorn is one of those snacks that everyone enjoys. There's just something about it that lights up our inner child. No matter how old we get, we'll always get excited to order popcorn at the movie theater or ball game. Bring that excitement home and make popcorn night a family tradition. Making your popcorn at home leaves room for creativity. You can find lots of seasonings on Amazon to spice up your popcorn. Want your popcorn to taste like buffalo wings, parmesan cheese, or even dill pickles? Consider buying gourmet popcorn seasoning.

With yummy seasonings and a popcorn maker, each household member can make their favorite flavor any time. No more buying different boxes of microwave popcorn! Just pop some kernels and get some bowls ready.

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Nostalgia Retro Series 8-Cup Hot Air Popcorn Maker By Nostalgia Electrics - Amazon, $24.99

The popcorn maker pops up to eight cups of popcorn per batch. Thanks to the unique popping chamber design, this popcorn machine has a swirling airflow that results in fewer unpopped kernels. No one likes sticking their hand into a serving bowl of popcorn just to have popcorn kernels in their hands!

There's nothing better than Coca-Cola, delicious popcorn, and a good movie. This is a fantastic gift for the film enthusiast in your life. My dad bought a popcorn maker for my sisters and me when we were kids, and we were so obsessed with it. We're a large family and have different popcorn preferences (kettle corn is the best), so the DIY popcorn gadget was worth it! Amazon customers agree — one customer wrote, "This is a great little hot air corn popper. It is relatively inexpensive and does a very good job. It pops a huge bowl of popcorn and about 98% of the kernels are popped."

This post was originally published on February 15, 2021.