Mexican Corn Popcorn
A combination of cheese powder, chipotle, cayenne, lime and cilantro gives a Mexican flair to this addictive popcorn from Jen Pelka of The Riddler in San Francisco.
Black Pepper Kettle Corn
This kettle corn is so satisfying—it’s salty, sweet and a little spicy. Since it stays crisp for a few hours, you can make it in advance.
At The Riddler in San Francisco, Jen Pelka offers different flavored popcorns to snack on while drinking Champagne. The one here is seasoned like an everything bagel, with caraway, sesame, onion, garlic and flaky salt. It's irresistible.
Dill Pickle Popcorn
This delicious, tangy popcorn is coated in an ingenious mix of pickling spices, like coriander seeds and dill weed.
Nutty Caramel Corn
Michael Symon's gourmet version of a classic snack
Spicy Japanese Popcorn
This delicious popcorn is flavored with a mix of Japanese seasonings like togarashi (a chile blend) and crumbled nori (dried seaweed).
Endless Caramel Corn
Salty, sweet and amazingly crisp, this caramel-coated popcorn gets a hit of spice from the adobo sauce in canned chipotles.
Ranch Dressing Popcorn
This delicious popcorn is coated in a ranch-flavored seasoning made with buttermilk powder, onion powder and more.
This smoky mix of popcorn and Japanese rice crackers from hotel chef Peter Rudolph is a favorite bar snack.
Try this easy-to-make dessert that both kids and adults will love.
Spicy Popcorn Balls
A smart update for popcorn balls: chipotle-spiked caramel.
Sesame-Chile Kettle Corn
Besides the huge boxes of candy, movie theaters often turn popcorn—a fiber-rich food—into a sponge for fat. Grace Parisi adds a fiery kick to her healthier sweet-and-salty version of kettle corn by tossing it with whole red chiles.
Tequila-Spiked Caramel Corn
More suited to a cocktail party than a baseball game, this riff on Cracker Jack by pastry chef Taria Camerino is sweetened with agave nectar and spiked with tequila. Slow-baking turns the popcorn-nut mix fabulously crunchy.
Popcorn with Sesame-Glazed Pistachios
Mixing popcorn with glazed pistachios creates a sweet-salty snack that's fantastic with cocktails.
Lemon and thyme transform fresh popcorn into a light, fragrant snack that’s ready in just 15 minutes.
Brown Butter Popcorn
Brown butter imparts a decadent richness to this popcorn, which is seasoned further with only a little salt and pepper.
Adding a little maple syrup and a lot of bacon to fresh popcorn transforms it into a decadent, irresistible snack.
Rosemary and Sea Salt Popcorn
A little fresh rosemary and sea salt make freshly popped popcorn the ultimate snack.
Garlic-Parsley Butter Popcorn
Toss oil-popped popcorn with a heavenly mixture of melted butter, fragrant garlic and fresh parsley for an intense dose of color and flavor.
Add a little smokiness to your popcorn with ground chipotle and smoked paprika.
Adding a little curry powder to oil-popped popcorn gives it a great, crave-worthy flavor.
Breakfast Popcorn and Milk
Here, writer and farmer Kristin Kimball of Essex Farm in upstate New York swaps traditional breakfast cereal for lard-popped popcorn. She says it’s the whole-food, farm-based alternative to cold cereal that’s easy and satisfying on busy mornings when her kids are off to school. It’s best with whole milk, fresh fruit, toasted nuts and maple syrup.