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[Amazon.ca] PRESTO PopLite hot air popcorn popper $28.41 ($11.18 off)

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[Amazon.ca] PRESTO PopLite hot air popcorn popper $28.41 ($11.18 off)

Presto 04820 PopLite Hot Air Popper https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B00006IUWA/ref ... TEbNRCFPGM

Over 10,000 reviews. I was looking to make the switch from the bags to air pops to season my own. Found this deal.

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that's a pretty good deal

buy it and control your salt and oil (I like extra virgin olive oil) intake! (sometimes I'll eat it with no oil no salt)

your wallet and health will thank you.
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What does it mean pops with hot air not oil? Aren't all popcorn poppers of this style pop with hot air? Or they're just comparing to stovetop and microwave bag versions?

Also, is this the best one of this style of popper? Is it the best popcorn popper of any style?
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fightbriz wrote: What does it mean pops with hot air not oil? Aren't all popcorn poppers of this style pop with hot air? Or they're just comparing to stovetop and microwave bag versions?
Yes. This style is all hot air. It’s in comparison to other methods.
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in for one, thanks op. ive been pan frying popcorn for awhile.. probably been using too much oil
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I have this one. Pops hot air. Works great, but needs some kind of flap on the front. A couple hot unpopped kernals fly out every time I use it.
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fightbriz wrote: Is it the best popcorn popper of any style?
I recommend any of the microwave bowls for popping because ...
powderskull wrote: A couple hot unpopped kernals fly out every time I use it.
, which is typical for this type/style of popper.

When I had one of these hot air poppers, what I did was tilt the popper 45 degrees, to prevent the kernels from ricocheting out. Once you get enough popped, you can set it back flat (for awhile), since the popped ones act as a soft wall for the unpopped ones. This popper has a smaller opening than mine, so it may not be as bad.
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Some reviews say there is bpa and the plastic was melting due to the heat. I was considering getting it too but think I will pass and just keep cooking on the stove.
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Thanks OP! Don't think I really need it but I'm buying one anyway!
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maddmaxx308 wrote: Any recommendations for specific kernels?
I recently bought this box of 12-pack OR kernels:

https://www.amazon.ca/Orville-Redenbach ... B007HQTTZW

Temporarily OOS and it's been lower, but $43.45 / 12 = $3.62 jar is still good and I was not charged any sales tax:

Order Summary
Items: CDN$ 43.45
Shipping & Handling: CDN$ 5.90
FREE Shipping: -CDN$ 5.90
Total before tax: CDN$ 43.45
Estimated GST/HST: CDN$ 0.00
Estimated PST/RST/QST: CDN$ 0.00
Order Total: CDN$ 43.45

They also keep well (typically 6 months, but since they are sealed, you can go way beyond), so if you don't eat a lot of popcorn like me, they will last you a long while.

Works perfect with the Presto.
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When second hand stores (value village, tallize, goodwill) open these are usually $5 and outnumbered only by coffee makers. I used to roast coffee in a popcorn popper.

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