1. Measure popcorn and oil into pan or popper:
- 3-qt popper – 1/3 cup popcorn, 2 Tbsp oil
- 4-qt popper – 1/2 cup popcorn, 3 Tbsp oil
2. Cover and heat: leave pan lid slightly open to allow steam to escape.
3. When popping begins to slow, remove from heat or unplug popper.