Cheesy Popcorn makes a delicious family movie snack!

Homemade cheesy popped Popcorn in a red and white striped pop corn labeled container

I've been enjoying watching old movies on the weekends with the hubs that we haven't seen in f-o-r-e-v-e-r!   Let's see...some of the oldies, but goodies we've seen recently have included:

  • Moon Struck
  • It's Complicated
  • You've Got Mail
  • When Harry met Sally
  • Sleepless in Seattle
  • The Intern

Can you tell I'm a hopeless romantic?

I had never seen Blended with Drew Barrymore & Adam Sandler until recently.  I may have been very tired, but found it comical!

We binged on some of the Sopranos for their 20th anniversary rerelease; we never saw it when it was originally released and I would call it our first real 'binge' watch.  Yes, we're behind the times on that kind of activity.  I think the binge was really the result of a little household illness, but still kind of fun to do since it was a total novelty.

And most recently, we finally got to see Bohemian Rhapsody, which we very much enjoyed.  And, Unbroken; a Path to Redemption; we love the backstories!

So, what have you have been watching this winter?  And, what have you been snacking on?  We are HUGE popcorn lovers during the winter months.  Here's one twist:

Cheesy Popcorn by Jodie Fitz

12 cups of popped popcorn

3 tablespoons butter, melted

2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan cheese

1 teaspoon onion powder

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon black pepper

Stir the melted butter, Parmesan cheese, onion powder, salt and black pepper together. Pour it over the popped popcorn, stir it until evenly distributed and enjoy!

National Popcorn Day is January 19th.

Did You Know?

  • Most of the popcorn grown in the U.S. is from the Midwest Region of the United States; Indiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Illinois Iowa, Kentucky and Missouri.
  • Each kernel of popcorn contains a small drop of water stored inside a circle of starch.
  • There are four main types of corn; sweet corn (or corn on the cob), flint corn (used for décor), popcorn and dent corn (feeds livestock).

Lessons for children:

  • Measuring skills
  • Mixing and Safety
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Planning Skills
  • Stove Use and Safety
  • Popping Popcorn

Another family favorite snack = homemade flatbread chips & guacamole!  YUM, YUM, YUM...

We love easy, but tasty recipes!

Click here to grab this combo & enjoy.

10 Comments on “Cheesy Popcorn makes a delicious family movie snack!”

  1. I like the recipe. I was just telling my husband yesterday that I was craving popcorn and I’m not a popcorn person though. Thanks for sharing this!

    1. YUM! We are HUGE popcorn lovers here = a favorite movie and anytime snack food. Hope you got some to fill your craving. Have a great weekend.

  2. Hi this is Kristina visiting from Project Inspired. I like your idea of using onion powder, I’ve never thought to try that. I usually just use salt, coconut oil and butter. Parmesan cheese sounds like a good additions too!

    1. The kids love this twist every once in a while. Butter is a HUGE treat here :). Our typical pick is simple sea salt….

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