"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Carmel Corn Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sue Malterer
Added: Saturday, February 2, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 c. Karo Syrup (white)
1/2 c. margarine or butter
1 c. brown sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
15 cups popped popcorn
1/2 tsp. soda

Directions:
Directions:
Put butter or margarine, sugar, syrup, and salt into 1-1/2 quart glass bowl. Put in microwave and cook for 2-1/2 min. Take out and stir well. Use a wooden or plastic spoon. Put in for 2 more min. Take out and add 1/2 tsp. soda. Stir well. Carmel will change consistancy. Put popcorn in a brown paper bag. Alternate with syrup. Shake the popcorn and syrup well. Microwave 1-1/2 min. Take out and shake real good. Put in for another 1-1/2 min. Take out and shake real good. Put in the microwave for 1/2 min. take out and shake real good. Spread out on paper or a pan. Let stand 5-10 min until crisp. Store in a covered container

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I was making this to take with us to Thanksgiving one time and our neighbor (Brad) was over and he ate a lot. We just laughed about how he must have thought it tasted pretty good. That is the best thing when you make something and someone likes it that much.

 

 

 

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