It is National Popcorn Day! The Morning Thing 1/19/16

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Americans consume 17 billion quarts of popcorn each year, more than any other country in the world. A majority of the popcorn produced in the world is grown in the United States.

Today, we celebrate this yummy snack!
Click HERE to find out the history of popcorn. Popcorn started becoming popular in the United States in the middle 1800s. A few inventions including cooking with steam and adding peanuts and molasses made popcorn even more popular with Americans.

Click HERE for 49 mouth-watering facts about popcorn. Yummy. Are you getting hungry?

Looking for a fresh, new way to eat your favorite snack? Food Network Magazine created 50 different recipes using 12 to 16 cups of freshly popped popcorn. Click HERE for some great ideas on how to flavor your popcorn.

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