The West Bend 82306 Stir Crazy 6-Quart Electric Popcorn Popper can produce up to 6 quarts in 5 minutes. This powerful popper comes with a stirring rod which will ensure you get more popcorn from the kernels. It will also work to evenly coat the popcorn with the seasoning of your choice or with oil. The popper comes with a heat-resistant base and handles. This will ensure you`ll be able to safely handle the machine once the popcorn is done and you can even use it around kids as it will stay cooler on the exterior.
- Safe-to-touch base and handles
- Can make 6 quarts in 5 minutes
- Abides to North American safety regulation
- 1000 watt
- The cover can be used as a serving bowl
- 90-day warranty
One of the most affordable air poppers on the market comes with enough 1000 watt power to deliver popcorn in less than 5 minutes. It is designed with a removable cover which can work as a serving bowl, saving you space in the kitchen or in the cupboard. This makes it perfect for students or people sharing an apartment which have limited storage space. Because the system uses electricity power you can also roast coffee which makes it a versatile machine in a compact package.
There are three main points where the machine performs above average in its class: noise levels, power and versatility. The noise levels are reduced compared to other similar models. This is partly due to the compact size with a small footprint which means you can easily store it around the kitchen.
In terms of powers it stands as a good option for delivering 6 quarts of popcorn in 5 minutes. And finally, its versatility allows it to work for roasting coffee. With the included stirring rod you can ensure the coffee beans will be roasted evenly and delivered to a satisfactory level, even if this is not the first purpose of the machine.
The design of the popper is simple and useful. You can use the popper with its lid which can also work as a serving bowl. This improves its versatility without complicated designs. It will also mean there is less cleaning involved, especially as you use fewer bowls. The design of the popper also keeps the bottom part and handles cooler which will allow you to safely maneuver the machine after the popcorn is dine.
The West Bend 82306 Stir Crazy 6-Quart Electric Popcorn Popper comes as an affordable and powerful solution. It is priced around some microwave poppers which makes it highly desirable. Together with the lid which can make it a good option for students or people with limited storing space which don`t want an extra serving bowl, it comes as a machine which can serve multiple purposes. If you don`t mind the limited warranty and need a first popper to use on the weekly movie night, the machine should be among the top budget-friendly options.