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Best Bets Daily: Wednesday

Top of the Pops

Posted July 27, 2005
It starts so innocently: you’re watching a DVD. You want popcorn. You heat the stove. Then lo and behold, disaster: the popcorn burns, or overflows, or doesn’t pop at all. Now you’re stuck wondering if those wasabe peas will taste better with a little butter and salt. It doesn’t have to be this way, especially not with the Whirley Pop, a nifty gadget that my culinary friends can’t live without. It takes a cup of dried corn and a teaspoon of vegetable oil and delivers a bowl of fluffy, scorch-free popcorn every time. Call it a snack-time miracle, and be sure to share with your friends.

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