Bowl of popcorn


  • 1 ½ teaspoons Kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/3 cup grape seed or olive oil
  • 1 cup popcorn kernels
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) finely grated Barely Buzzed


  1. In small bowl combine Kosher salt, sugar, paprika, and cayenne pepper.
  2. Pour oil and kernels into large, heavy bottomed pot and cover.
  3. Shake gently and continuously over moderately high heat while kernels pop. When popping stops, after about 6 minutes, remove pan from heat. Carefully pour popped kernels into a large bowl.
  4. Toss corn and drizzle with butter; then, while still hot, mix in spices to taste and all of the cheese.