Take note, this is a SINGLE serving popper. I knew this when I bought it so was not disappointed in the size. We have used it 4 times and only once got a perfect batch--however, only about 1/2 of the kernels popped. That is not necessarily the popper. My guess is the popcorn. We will be trying a different brand, The hot kernels have pitted the container which is to be expected because it's plastic. Bottom line: it's okay but nobody is willing to toss out the microwave bag popcorn yet.
The first time I used the popper, I followed the directions of cooking the popcorn 5 minutes and it burned all of the popcorn. The popper cleaned up well, but don't use the directions included. My microwave is mid strength and I only cook 2 minutes maximum. Listen for the popping and time accordingly.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? same
Please tell us about the quality of the product. good quality
How accurate was the on site description of the product? accurate
I mis-read the description and didn't realize that this is a SINGLE serving container. It is very small. I owned a microwave popcorn popper that is comparable to a medium bag like at the movies (somewhere around 3 6-ounce servings). Thanks to the hubby's love for popcorn, it went south (but after almost 3 years of almost weekly use). This little unit is good for watching carbs I suppose, but I would not buy it again.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Actual
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Poor
Hi gypsybell12, after reviewing with our support staff we found that for oil-popped popcorn you will need 0.5 teaspoon of oil and 2 tablespoons of popping corn and for air-popped corn simply add 2 tablespoons of popping corn. I hope this helps, thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 24, 2014
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