When general mills patented microwave popcorn in 1981, it was a game changer: Popcorn consumption went from 600 million pounds to more than one billion in 10 years. But in terms of innovation, the industry mostly flatlined after that. Sure, new flavors continued to emerge (Sriracha, cinnamon-brown...
The popcorn kernel, once reserved for movie theaters and state fairs, is adding a bunch of crunch to local dishes. Denver chefs have been thinking outside the box—er, bucket—to incorporate the whole grain into plates both savory and sweet. Here, some of our favorites.
6,012,321:The number of non-GMO kernels popped daily for Boulder-based Doc Popcorn.docpopcorn.com
October 31 2013, 4:57 PM
This week, Inventing Room chef Ian Kleinman stopped by 5280 to show us two of his wacky dishes. Watch what happened.
May 17 2012, 1:57 PM
Popcorn used to be reserved for movie night, but the high-fiber treat has found its way into the professional kitchen. I first saw this trend emerge two summers ago at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, but now it has hit Denver in a big way. At some local restaurants, bowls of popped kernels...
March 28 2012, 1:42 PM