Oogie's Sun-Dried Tomato and Parmesan Popcorn

Good popcorn is like good sex. If it's done right, it's absolutely mind-blowing.

Even the varieties of popcorn parallel the sex a person can have. Butter-flavored is pretty standard, something we've all tried and enjoyed, especially in our youths, tantamount to missionary, regular sex. Cheddar might be a little more obscure, a little less conventional, but is still a favorite within the general constraints of society.

And then we have Oogie's.Oogie's Popcorn is the raunchy sex of the popcorn world, and with flavors like sun-dried tomato and parmesan, or pesto popcorn, it's both unique and executed extremely well. While Oogie's might not appreciate being compared to a well-placed pear of anguish, a person can appreciate the originality and excitement in masticating with an exciting flavor.This particular variety, sun-dried tomato and parmesan, is not only all natural, it's damned good. Opening the bag, which is filled about 7/8 of the way up, you're hit with a concentrated, yet mellow scent of tomato and herbs, combined with the utterly intoxicating familiarity of fresh, fresh popcorn. The kernels are large and absolutely burst in your mouth, and are coated liberally with this powder.

Surprisingly, these kernels aren't the nuclear red color I expected them to be, what with the emphasis on the old solanum lycopersicum, but this popcorn is all-natural. The flavor is nothing short of sublime, either. The kernels are crisp and tasty, and the flavor of the corn mingles with the powder, mainly tomato, but with an underlying saltiness from the cheese. With a slight hint of basil and a fantastic herby medley, this popcorn captures the essence of satisfaction. I look forward to trying more of Oogie's flavors if they're anything like this.

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