You know those people who sneak food and drinks into the movie theatre via large purses and bulky sweatshirts? You know the ones I'm talking about.
Those folks who sit right in front of you and unload their booty within eye's reach. Always something better than the $6 box of stale popcorn drizzled with fake butter that rests on your own lap. Always something clever you wish you'd thought of smuggling in past the usher.
Cat's outta the bag: I'm one of those people.
My top seven favorite smuggled goods?
1. Stove top popped popcorn drizzled with real butter or ghee and Celtic sea salt
2. Coconut water
3. Homemade almond butter cups
5. Chocolate chip cookies and real milk
6. Homemade ice cream
7. Real soda pop and a bag of real potato chips
Why seven? I got to seven and couldn't think of anymore.
Do I feel guilty for smuggling real food into the movie theater? Heck no. And I won't, until the day they sell something I can actually eat! [no, I am not being dramatic - I literally cannot eat any of that garbage without serious digestive repercussions]
So do tell me.
What are your favorite movie snacks? [and smuggling tips?]
I am dying to know.
...coming soon to a theater near you [in Santa Barbara]
fresh popped popcorn
melted caramel sauce [equal part raw honey and ghee]
melted 100% dark chocolate
Celtic sea salt
chopped almonds and/or walnuts
Spread the popcorn out on a parchment-lined baking tray or flat, clean surface. Drizzle with melted caramel sauce, dark chocolate and ghee. Sprinkle with sea salt and chopped nuts.