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Bacon Fat Popcorn


Bacon Fat Popcorn

Ready to graduate from unsalted butter? Then try making popcorn with bacon fat for an extra-indulgent snack. A touch of truffle oil lends a subtle earthy aroma to the popcorn, and shaved Parmesan and chives are a great finishing touch.

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  • 1/3 Cup bacon fat
  • 1/2 Cup white popcorn kernels
  • 1/4 Cup shaved Parmesan, for garnish
  • 1/4 Cup diced chives, for garnish
  • Dash of truffle oil


Combine the bacon fat and kernels in a pot, cover, and cook over medium-high heat. Once popping begins, tilt the lid slightly to let some steam out and give the pot a shake. Once the popping steadies and slows down remove from the heat. Pour into a serving bowl and garnish with shaved Parmesan and diced chives and drizzle with truffle oil.