The Origins of Caramel Corn

Caramel popcorn, or caramel corn as it is commonly known, is a confectionery treat enjoyed by millions every year. Caramel corn is popcorn that is coated with a sweet, caramel candy coating which gives the snack its signature crunch. Americans definitely have a love affair with sweet and crunchy caramel corn and the treat can be found in gourmet popcorn stores, on grocery market shelves, and is easily made at home! So how exactly did America get hooked on caramel popcorn? We can actually trace caramel corn’s history back to the 1800s. 
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What Puts the “Pop” in Popcorn?

The name “popcorn” is pretty much self-explanatory. It is corn that has been popped. So how exactly does corn go from its natural state on the cob to a puffed crunchy and airy piece of popcorn? The answer lies within the type of corn used.
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Popcorn as Ice Cream’s Newest Topping

Maybe you’ve heard, but in case you haven’t, we’re here to tell that it’s National Ice Cream Week. And we’re pretty darn excited for it. Like popcorn, there are countless flavors of ice cream, varying from the classics, like vanilla to the insane, like Honey Jalapeño. So we thought we’d bring our two favorite treats together.
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A Twist on a Wedding Tradition – A Popcorn Bar

Weddings are not only joyous occasions of celebration, but they also feature many different food and beverage displays as part of the reception. Besides traditional sit-down meals or buffets with wedding cake for dessert, many modern weddings now feature “make your own” bars for a variety of items. Make your own sundae bars are very popular, especially during the summer months. Lately mashed potato bars have become hot ticket items. Another option is a popcorn bar that will appeal to guests of all ages.
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