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11 Ways For Popping Popcorn, Ranked From Worst To Best
11. Heat gun
A heat gun can actually pop corn, but it can be dangerous, not to mention impractical. You can try it if you’re bored out of your mind, but make sure that you won't hurt yourself.
10. Corn on the cob
There are types of corn on the cob that can be popped while fresh, and while it can be a fun way to entertain kids, it's not an accessible or efficient way to make popcorn.
9. Slow cooker
A slow cooker can be used to make popcorn, but it’s going to take you close to half an hour. If you have time to kill, it’s a fine option, but it’s a long time to wait.
8. Jiffy Pop
Jiffy pop has been around for a long time, and it’s a fun way to make popcorn, but the kernels can easily burn. This is definitely not an easy, beginner-friendly method.
7. Air Poppers
An air popper is a good way to pop healthy popcorn, but it's also a unitasker that you have to go out of your way to buy. You can save money and space by going with another option.