Recipe: Salt and Pepper Popcorn

By Regina Charboneau

Makes 4 quarts, approximate cost: $5.60

    •4 quarts popped pop corn (3/4 cups kernels, popped in 1/4 cup high smoke-point oil, or air popped. For a short cut, use microwave popcorn.)
    •2 Tablespoons melted butter
    •1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
    •sea salt to taste

Melt butter and add pepper, then pour over popcorn, shaking to coat. After it is evenly coated, add sea salt to taste. Serve in clear glass bowl.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2009/12/recipe-salt-and-pepper-popcorn/31545/