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Backyard Movie: Concessions

No movie is complete without the requisite snacks and treats. Perhaps you enjoy Reese’s Pieces. Maybe your a fan of Raisinets. What about Milk Duds, Junior Mints, Jujyfruits or Snowcaps? Me, I’m a Red Vines gal.

Regardless your candy pleasure, nothing tops the salty wonder of popcorn.

I love the idea of putting a twist on the popular candy buffet and setting up a gourmet popcorn bar. Check out some of these fantastic display ideas:

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image via Merriment Designs


image via Tatertots and Jello

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images via Utterly Engaged

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image via Pottery Barn

images via The Popcorn Board

I love these jars – I have them at home and they work great for this type of thing. Although, while perusing at Ikea I saw this jar, as well as this one that would work well too.

I think these spice jars would work well for popcorn flavoring. Speaking of flavoring there are so many easy options.

  • Butter powder
  • Cinnamon sugar
  • Curry Powder
  • Hot chili flakes
  • Rosemary salt
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Ranch dressing mix

There also great mix-ins:

  • Chocolate chips
  • Coconut
  • M&M’s
  • Goldfish crackers
  • Pretzel rods

Finally, a few of my favorite popcorn recipes (yes, we’ve tried them all) are available here, here, here and here.

You might also be interested in checking out the free printable invites I posted here and the backyard movie how-to posted here.

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2 Responses to " Backyard Movie: Concessions "

  1. Jen @ tatertotsandjello.com says:

    Thanks for including my picture alongside such wonderful ideas! Wow – great post. Makes me want some popcorn. Yummy!

    XOXO
    Jen

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