{Gene} Parmesan Truffle Basil Popcorn

Gene Parmesan Truffle Basil Popcorn

I’ve made a huge mistake. 

I almost let the new season of Arrested Development begin without providing a delicious treat to satiate you through 15 episodes straight. 

Deciding what to make for you was quite the difficult decision.  I hate bananas, so Bluth’s Original Frozen Banana’s was out of the question (if you want some check out Eat The Love’s version).  

Gene Parmesan Truffle Basil Popcorn

Next up, hot ham water?  I don’t think so.  Vodka on the rocks with a piece of toast?  Perhaps.  Ice Cream Sandwiches?  Getting warmer.   Cornballs?  Almost but I didn’t want to burn myself on the Cornballer

Finally, I was torn between honoring Gene Parmesan, Private Detective (AHHHHHHH!!!) and sharing some Pop Secret between Uncle and Nephew.  In the end, why not just combine the two?  

I mean Lucille did hire Gene to see if George Sr. was having an affair, all the while Lucille was making nice with Oscar at home! Shame on you Lucille! Think of Buster! 

Gene Parmesan Truffle Basil Popcorn This version might be a little fancier than plain old Pop Secret, but I think the Bluth family can handle it. We’ll just tell them ICE catered. So now, grab your juice, a seat next your cousin (Maeby not?) and enjoy the ride!

{Gene} Parmesan Truffle Basil Popcorn
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  • 1 bag Pop Secret Popcorn
  • 3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoons white truffle oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. Cook the bag of Pop Secret according to the packages directions.
  2. Have a large bowl ready and empty the steaming bowl of popcorn into it.
  3. Immediately sprinkle the parmesan cheese over the hot popcorn and toss.
  4. Sprinkle the basil over the popcorn and toss one more time.
  5. Drizzle the truffle oil over the popcorn and finish with the freshly ground black pepper.
  6. Serve immediately.
Recipe Type: Snack

Gene Parmesan Truffle Basil Popcorn

Disclosure: I have no affiliation with Arrested Development, I’m just a big fan of the television show and can’t wait for the new season to start on Sunday!
One last word of advice.  There is always money in the banana stand. 
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6 thoughts on “{Gene} Parmesan Truffle Basil Popcorn

  1. Renee

    I don’t eat popcorn often and yet I’m wanting an extra large serving of this one. I’m looking out the window at my basil and thinking what a great snack I could make with it.

  2. Stefanie @ Sarcastic Cooking

    I am so excited for the return of Arrested Development. I have to say that my fave episodes feature Tobias as Mrs. Featherbottom. I cannot stop laughing just thinking about it. Here is to hoping the new episodes are as good as the old ones!

  3. Lori @ Foxes Love Lemons

    Ahhhh, I love this! I’m so bummed I haven’t gotten around to making any awesome AD food yet. But I will.

    “GOB, I need you and your Hot Cop friends down on the docks in 15 minutes.” (my favorite episode ever).


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