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West Bend Stir Crazy Popcorn Maker
- Two words: Butter well
- Good value
- Doubles as a bowl
- Kind of a pain to clean
West Bend Stir Crazy Popcorn Maker Review
Now, who doesn’t love a good bowl of popcorn?
It’s one of that food that everyone can have at any given time. If somebody says they don’t like popcorn then maybe you should take them to the hospital.
Making popcorn is very easy. You just need to put the kernel in the popcorn machine and they will start popping. But this is where the problem lies in almost every home all across the globe.
Most popcorn makers will either burn out the kernels leaving you with burnt popcorns or undercook them, meaning you will have a lot of half-cooked kernels. Some machines don’t even work when you but additional butter in them for flavor.
This is where the West Bend Stir Crazy Popcorn Maker makes its mark. The West Bend Stir Crazy has been a popular kitchen appliance in the homes of American families for a long time and it is no surprise why.
For years now, they have been known to produce the best quality popcorns that people have enjoyed. With each different models they make, the brand reestablishes their reputation even more and set the bar for other popcorn makers even higher.
So what is the specialty of the West Bend Stir Crazy Popcorn Maker?
Easy To Make
However, based on our tests, you can actually make 28 cups of popcorn. This basically allows you to make a whole lot of popcorn in very little time.
This is perfect for homes which frequently have visitors or often have movie nights. If you are looking to make some variety in your popcorn then the Stir Crazy Popcorn makers have that facility for you too.
On top of their maker, there is a butter well. You can put a slab of butter here and the heat from the machine will eventually melt the butter down and it will drizzles all over you freshly made popcorn for a buttery good popcorn.
You can also try placing chocolate slabs or spices to try out different kinds of popcorn.
Easy To Use
Once it is on, the stir rods start to rotate. The rotation of the rods helps move the kernels all over the maker thereby the heat distribution is equal and no kernels are left out.
The machines usually have steep steel sides to ensure all the kernels are placed centrally.
All these make your popcorn making very convenient. Speaking of convenient, the machine comes with attached cords that are placed underneath the base.
This basically means that once you are done working, the cords will automatically attach wrap themselves around the base and stay out of sight.
This ensures you have a neat and tidy kitchen counter top. The cord itself is around 40 inches long.
This is quite longer than your average popcorn makers cord and it makes it very easy for you to place the machine on the kitchen counter top and plug it in a distant socket.
There aren’t many negative sides to Stir Crazy Popcorn makers.
You cannot really put them in the dishwasher and clean them. You have to hand wash each part and that can be tiring and time consuming.
Another downside of the West Band Stir Crazy Popcorn makers is that almost all of their machines are priced upwards of $30.
To some people that may be quite costly given the fact there are many other cheaper alternatives.
The West Band Stir Crazy Popcorn Maker is one of the most renowned brands in the world. Every single machine they have made are quite efficient and makes the perfect popcorn.
They are easy to use and easy to make abilities overcome the washing disadvantages.