January 18, 2022

National Popcorn Day Jan. 19

Enjoy a bowl of popcorn

INDIANAPOLIS — National Popcorn Day will be celebrated Jan. 19 — the perfect time to enjoy a bowl of your favorite popcorn.

Whether you want a snack that’s savory or sweet, there are an abundance of recipes to try. Check out www.popcorn.org for ideas on how to celebrate Popcorn Day.

Garlic & Herb Butter Popcorn

Servings: 4


8 cups popped popcorn

3 tablespoons butter

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh thyme

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh sage

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper


Place popcorn in large bowl; set aside. In small saucepan, combine butter, thyme, rosemary, sage; cook over medium-low heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until melted and just starting to sizzle. Remove from heat. Let stand for 2 minutes to blend flavors.

Drizzle hot butter mixture over popcorn. Sprinkle with garlic powder, salt and pepper; toss until evenly coated.

Erica Quinlan

Erica Quinlan

Field Editor