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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 45.7
  • Total Fat: 1.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 27.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 1.1 g

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Chili Popcorn


Chili Popcorn

Introduction

Popcorn makes a great snack, but can be a little mundane. Chili, garlic, and cumin give this popcorn a kick! Popcorn makes a great snack, but can be a little mundane. Chili, garlic, and cumin give this popcorn a kick!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 quart popcorn, popped
    1/2 tablespoon margarine, melted
    1 1/4 teaspoons chili powder
    1/4 teaspoon ground cumin dash garlic powder

Directions

1. Mix hot popcorn and margarine.



2. Mix seasonings thoroughly.



3. Sprinkle over popcorn. Mix well.



Serving size: 1 cup



Servings: 4






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  • Incredible!
    16 of 17 people found this review helpful
    i used 100 calorie kettlecorn so it tasted like sweet chili! Yum! - 4/15/09

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  • Incredible!
    14 of 14 people found this review helpful
    I love this snack! I've made it a few times, but now I use the 100-calorie pack popcorn for a way bigger portion size. I've also added powdered parmesean cheese for chili cheese popcorn and it is amazing. - 4/18/08

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I love this recipe. I saw this the first week I joined and have been making it regularly since. I've added red pepper to mine as I like very spicy and bold foods. So, this really made popcorn POP! - 1/22/09

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  • Very Good
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    It was a a nice change from plain boring popcorn. I used a little nonstick canola (or olive oil) spray and sprinkled the spices on it for less fat. - 7/6/08

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  • 6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    For a hopped up kick, try some Old Bay Seasoning - 1/27/08

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I tried this recipe today. Don't know what taste I was expecting, but turned out great! Will try again. - 6/15/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This is a very good substitute for those of us who are trying to cut down on adding salts to our diet. I like this one better than substituting other spices. It's easy to make and tasty. Even the family loves it! - 6/14/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    whats good is add 1/4 cup of fresh parmasen shredded cheese!! my sons would eat all before I had the chance to eat those!! - 11/28/07

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    My whole family loved it, but we used the spray butter (PAM) instead of the margarine and sprinkled the seasoning on top. - 7/31/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Would I make this again? Just about every evening! Try it...and tell me if that combo of spices doesn't have you addicted to this, too! - 6/14/09

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  • Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    My kids and I both liked it, I still miss the movie popcorn dripping in butter and salt, though. - 5/22/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I do love spicy and this was good. I used olive oil spray and the spices hung on. I've even added a touch of ceyanne pepper. - 10/1/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I don't even really care for popcorn, but I tried it to be a good sport! I really liked it! Husband's the same way about popcorn, and I couldn't keep him out of my bowl! - 7/6/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Replace the margarine with REAL butter or skip it altogether. Otherwise, this is great! - 6/26/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love this. I don't use margerine, but add spices right away after the popcorn is popped and stil hot, it works fine. My six-year old loves it too! - 6/14/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    wow flavor hit, I enjoyed it more than plain old popcorn, tasty, simple.. satisfying. - 10/29/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I popped the popcorn in a little bit of oil, so I didn't add the margarine. I loved the flavor and it was just spicy enough! Thanks for a great treat! - 8/8/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    little to spicy for me, but my friends love it - 6/20/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Yummy ! I loved it. - 6/14/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Nice when you are tired of plain air-popped popcorn. - 3/12/09

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  • O.K.
    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I guess I like the butter flavor in popcorn because I did not care for this with all the spices. - 7/22/08

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I thought that this recipe was great! My four year old even liked it. This will be a big hit with my whole family!! - 5/19/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I used chipotle peppe on me...yummy! - 3/15/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was very tasty. I would make this again. - 2/22/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Tonight is movie night so I made this.. this is soooooo good! it's hard not eatting all the servings! - 1/4/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Love it, but I use unsalted butter instead of margarine. Great flavor! - 11/28/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    omg i loved this so much! its hard not to go back for more! - 10/25/07

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  • Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This recipe was ok. It's good for what it is, but nothing to write home about. I enjoy snacking on popcorn and this helps to chang it up a little bit. - 3/18/07

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is great... satisfies my salty, crunchy craving. - 3/16/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love snacking on popcorn so usually I don't make it cuz I'd eat a whole bag myself. I shared this with my husband (who usually doesn't eat popcorn) and he really liked it too. We'll probably make it again & try other suggestions in place of the butter. - 2/21/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The whole family loved this one! - 2/20/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Loved this! - 12/1/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love popcorn, I love chili, what can I say? Thank you - 11/23/09

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  • Bad
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I accidently clicked bad rating when I meant to give it a medium rating! sorry.

    anyways...I'll change the margarine for ICBINB spray. - 11/23/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Helps to give popcorn a little taste. - 11/23/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Loved it! - 8/24/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    what a great snack - 7/17/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    this popcorn I just made and it's addictive my mom could't stop eating it would make again
    - 6/25/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Enjoyed the combination of spices. used I can't believe it's not butter spray. delicious! - 6/24/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    LOVED THIS!!! I used 94%FF microwave popcorn and ICBINB spray. My only issue was that I ended up eating the whole bag. This is officially my new favorite snack! Delish! - 6/16/09

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  • 1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    we grow our own corn cant wait to try it - 6/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I have made this for years. Yummy! - 6/14/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I really love these- I recently joined SP and it was one of the first recipes I saw on my meal plan, I've made them a couple of times now. GREAT!! - 6/13/09

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I put a similar mixture of Garlic powder and red pepper flakes on my microwaved popcorn, its awsome! - 6/10/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Different, not too spicy and I would make it many times again - 5/4/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Great snack for movie watching - 5/1/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! I used the 100 calorie microwave popcorn and 5 sprays of Parkay. Definitely needed a different flavor for this all time snack. Best keep some gum handy. - 3/24/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Great hit tonight. Was a nice treat. Thanks!!!! :-) - 1/20/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Great! - 12/8/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i sprinkle honey minus the cumin my grandkids love it, you mnay like it w/the cumin anyway - 9/23/08

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Instead of the cumin I sprinkled the popcorn with a little lime juice and shook it all together. MMMMMMMMM! - 7/28/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Pretty good snack! I didn't use the butter to make the spices stick and they still stuck OK. Next time I'll add a little butter spray. - 7/19/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Just the right amount of kick. Great way to spice up boring popcorn - 5/17/08

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I liked the chili powder on it, but i wanted it to be spicier. I will have to experiment. - 11/12/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was fabulous...althought I DID add a dash of cayenne. - 6/21/07

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  • Turn this into a healthy snack and DON'T use the bags. Pop your own in a brown paper bag. There are so many health warnings about the chemicals in the bags. (ok.. getting off my soap box now.) - 4/9/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I would love to get an air popping machine ...I remember we had one when I was a child..now I pop in the microwave and add a dash of cayenne pepper or add 4 tsp of organic sugar with the spicy pepper and its good
    - 1/26/14

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good version of popcorn - 9/1/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    awesome blog - 7/10/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounds very interesting. - 6/28/13

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  • I like this recipe so much. Thanks for sharing.
    - 6/24/13

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  • I use this seasoning blend on oil popped popcorn made in a Stir Crazy -- 1/2 Tbl of Olive Oil and 3 Tbl white popcorn. - 5/8/13

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  • love this flavor kick up! I used butter flavored spray instead of the margarine! - 5/8/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Looks and sounds delicious! - 12/12/12

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  • This was great! I usually just add tobasco and chilli powder, but the cumin was a great addition. - 11/5/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yum! Didn't use the margarine, and still was good. Margarine would've helped the spices stick-will try that next time. As suggested in comments, used the 100 calorie microwave bag, sprinked 2 tbs of parm cheese on it. It was enough for 2 snack servings for me. Nice change from plain popcorn! - 2/21/12

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    looks like i really gotta try this - 12/7/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    What a way to spruce up a snack. I can't wait to try it! Thanx! - 12/7/11

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    What a great idea. I cant wait to try it wioth the grandkids and others. I plan to take some to gatherings and I am trying it with my salad I am certain it will work that way too. THANKS.
    I wish I could still PRINT my recipes, I have no print button on spark recipes any more. - 12/7/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounds really good - I'll have to try it the next time we make popcorn! - 9/24/11

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  • Love this! Great way to jazz up popcorn and add extra pizazz! - 9/7/11

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  • This sounded interesting and I was pleasantly surprised with it. A bit spicy for me but still a nice change of pace! - 6/11/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    not a fan of chili so did not like this - 4/14/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    FUN AND GREAT - 4/14/11

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I make this seasoning mixture all the time. I keep a small container ready in the pantry so I always have some when I want popcorn. - 2/6/11

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  • WONDERFUL!! Great change of pace for my snack!! - 1/7/11

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    nice - 12/15/10

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    So easy!!! - 12/7/10

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  • Very good & easy :) - 10/30/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Great!

    Also pretty good if you add Molly McButter to the dry ingredients, or use the butter spray instead of margarine. - 6/11/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    How funny...I just thought that same thing yesterday and when I popped my low fat Act II I put it in a bowl & added chili powd. pepper & garlic powder & a bit of onion powder...yummy. Delish!!
    I will try some cumin next time! - 6/10/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds good something new to try - 4/15/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I will have to try this. I usually put lemon pepper on my popcorn, and recently I found a salt free lemon pepper. - 4/14/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I can't wait to try this! What a great way to get back on track:) - 4/14/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I've been making this for years using my air popper. Always a huge hit around the house. Still tastes great after almost 20 years. - 4/14/10

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yummy and easy. Two things I love in a recipe! - 4/14/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    great - 4/14/10

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    OMG...THIS IS SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO GOOD!!!!!! - 3/23/10

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  • Loved it! I love spicy and crunchie so its great - I forwent the garlic and added a little more chili powder for a better 'kick" - 2/10/10

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  • O.K.
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Too much work for not much return on the flavor. Would rather just eat the plain popcorn. - 1/30/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Jolly Time is very good too! - 1/9/10

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I know what I'll be snacking on tonight!! (gave it 5 stars just for the thought of how good it's going to be!!) - 12/7/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Can't wait to try this for my next Bunco Game! Thanks! - 12/4/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    What a wonderful twist to an old time favorite. - 11/23/09

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    sounds good but wouldn't it be better health wise (maybe not calorie wise) to use butter or olive oil. Marg. is soooo bad for you - 11/23/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was great. Family loved it. I will definitely make it again. - 11/23/09

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  • Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Thanx for the recipe. - 11/23/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was really good - 6/14/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Great one for family movie night! - 6/14/09

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This sounds good. I never thought of putting chili powder on popcorn. - 6/14/09

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