Thursday, April 4, 2013

National Caramel Popcorn Day!

Popcorn lovers are lucky again as National Caramel Popcorn Day is on the way. Don't confuse it with Popcorn's Day in January and March, as it is especially meant for enjoying two treats together - Caramel and Popcorn on April 6th. Caramel Popcorn Day celebrates ooey gooey treats which are fun to eat. This sticky treat is prepared by covering popcorns with white or brown sugar caramel or other molasses and is difficult to resist.

History of this day dates back to 1890's when two brothers Frederick and Louis Rueckheim introduced molasses covered popcorns for the first time ever at World's Columbian Exposition. After then "Cracker Jacks" arrived and what's interesting is that the same secret recipe is still used till today to prepare variety of flavored popcorns. Read here...

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