Saturday, June 19

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Kettle Corn Recipe
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Kettle Corn Recipe

Kettle corn is a sweet and salty variety of popcorn. Kettle corn is typically seasoned or mixed with salt, oil, and a light-colored refined sugar. In the past, it has been traditionally made in cast iron kettles, but today other types of pans are also used. In the 18th century, kettle corn was introduced to the United States of America. Kettle corn was mentioned in the diaries of Dutch settlers in 1776, who lived in Pennsylvania. This treat was usually consumed on festive occasions. The combination of corn, salt, sugar, and oil was cooked together in a cast-iron kettle or even a Dutch oven. The result was a sweet crust on the popcorn. However, it is very important to stir constantly or the sugar might burn. On the other hand, using honey or sugar before adding salt, a batch of plain...