This is an easy way to make a delicious, lightly sweet and salty kettle corn. Warning: it's addictive!
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/3 cup popcorn
Supplies needed: --2.5 to 3 quart microwave-proof bowl. If glass, should be tempered and have a high-heat tolerance. --Vented lid for bowl.
Directions: Put butter, oil, brown sugar and salt in bowl. Microwave just until butter is melted, 20-30 seconds. Stir to combine well. Pour popcorn kernels into bowl; stir to coat each kernel with butter/salt mixture. Even out kernels in bottom of bowl. Put vented cover on top and microwave on high for approx. 3-4 minutes, when there are 1-2 second between pops. Microwave times will vary.
CAUTION: Bowl will get hot; use hot pads or oven mitts.
Variation: Add 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice with the brown sugar.