Giveaway: Catamount Glass Microwave Popcorn Popper (no wasteful bags or chemicals)

I have stood in many a store, in the kitchenwares section, staring at various needed items in despair.  Take a simple muffin pan.  It took me months to find one not made with some sort of teflon non-stick coating. My mind hums with questions while searching for safe, green and healthy items for the kitchen.  Is it plastic?  Is it non-stick?  Safer alternatives are hard to find.  

Until now!  I don’t have to face these dilemas in big box stores anymore.  
MightyNest has launched a kitchenware collection.  It is loaded with safer items free of concerning chemicals and materials such as Teflon, BPA, lead, aluminum, and melamine.  You’ll find glass bakewareceramic cookwarestainless steel cooking essentialsglass dishwarecanning jars and more.

To celebrate, I’ve teamed with MightyNest for a giveaway. It’s been a long time since I’ve done one of these! I am a big fan of popcorn. To avoid the chemicals (and the waste) in popcorn bags, I stand at the stove and cook popcorn in a pot. I’ve often ended up with burnt popcorn, and in one case, a melted fleece jacket. Thankfully, MightyNest now carries a microwave Glass Popcorn Popper.  According to MightyNest:

“With Catamount’s Microwave Popcorn Popper, making healthy and delicious popcorn is simple. Pour your kernels of choice into the 2.5 quart container, place your desired amount of butter in the silicone melting lid, and microwave for 2 minutes and 45 seconds. As the butter melts, it will drip through the lid and evenly coat the kernels as they pop.

The Microwave Popcorn Popper is made from borosilicate (laboratory glass) and is dishwasher safe. The large glass handle becomes warm, but not hot, for easy transfer to bowls.”

Yum! Are you a popcorn fan?  Add a comment to this post for a chance to win.  Extra entries for tweeting the contest, following us on Twitter, and posting on Facebook (just let me know in the comments!).  Don’t forget to leave your email address in a spam unfriendly way so I can contact you if you win.  
Good luck!  Contest runs May 11- 18th.

    58 Responses to Giveaway: Catamount Glass Microwave Popcorn Popper (no wasteful bags or chemicals)

    1. Josh May 11, 2011 at 9:55 pm #

      I would love to give this to my dad! joshuajsward at

    2. Rachael May 11, 2011 at 9:55 pm #

      Looks wonderful!!

    3. Caroline May 11, 2011 at 9:57 pm #

      Thanks for letting us know about this product!

    4. LoriLady May 11, 2011 at 9:59 pm #

      Sounds great! Would love to win one. Following on Twitter and just RT your post. Lorilady at gmail dot com

    5. Angie May 11, 2011 at 10:00 pm #

      Awesome! I would love to have one of these popcorn poppers!

    6. Danika @ Your Organic Life May 11, 2011 at 10:00 pm #

      Ooh, I want this! I love popcorn but my Whirly Pop just isn’t cutting it.

      danika at yourorganiclife dot com

    7. May 11, 2011 at 10:02 pm #

      finally something safe for human beings. we can actually enjoy popcorn and not thinking about cancer.

    8. Danika @ Your Organic Life May 11, 2011 at 10:03 pm #

      I tweeted from @YourOrganicLife

      danika at yourorganiclife dot com

    9. Danika @ Your Organic Life May 11, 2011 at 10:04 pm #

      I follow you on twitter as @YourOrganicLife

      danika at yourorganiclife dot com

    10. Olga May 11, 2011 at 10:20 pm #

      Hubs would love this!!!! Pick me!!!!

    11. David May 11, 2011 at 10:27 pm #

      Pick me Pick me My son burnt my good pan popping popcorn the other night and has never liked the microwave popcorn Please Please Please

    12. Lorie May 11, 2011 at 10:32 pm #

      My kids and I LOVE popcorn…who doesn’t. I’d love to win one of those! peachtree 001 at agrees with me…. 🙂

    13. Carolyn May 11, 2011 at 10:58 pm #

      This is so cool!

    14. La Alicia May 11, 2011 at 10:59 pm #

      I am a total popcorn fan!

    15. Anonymous May 11, 2011 at 11:00 pm #

      I hope I win!

    16. Robin May 11, 2011 at 11:32 pm #

      My little girl and I would love this for movie nights!

    17. Lisa May 11, 2011 at 11:34 pm #

      Huge popcorn fan! Would love to have a microwaveable option.
      cabunnybump at gmail dot com

    18. islandveggie May 12, 2011 at 2:03 am #

      Myself and my kidlets would LOVE this!! Big popcorn fans here! islandveggie at hotmail dot com

    19. jcyoda May 12, 2011 at 10:11 am #

      My daughter and I also love popcorn and I am currently doing it on the stove, this would be great!

    20. Kelly May 12, 2011 at 1:42 pm #

      That sounds GREAT! We too moved to popping corn on the stove a couple years ago, but it can be a real pain sometimes. I’d love to try this one.

    21. Lane' May 13, 2011 at 6:08 pm #

      I LOVE popcorn and, after burning my beautiful all-clad pot, I don’t want to make it anymore. I never knew this existed! It would be a GREAT way to make (healthy) popcorn!!

      akcatlovergirl at gmail dot com

    22. Lane' May 13, 2011 at 6:08 pm #

      I am also following you on Twitter (LivingGreenOR)

      akcatlovergirl at gmail dot com

    23. Jessica May 13, 2011 at 7:34 pm #

      Love popcorn but stopped eating the microwave kind a few years ago, would love to be able to make it easily again.

      jessicalwalsh at gmail .com

    24. Becky May 13, 2011 at 9:11 pm #

      Great idea! I’m trying to use more glass and non-toxic things in my cooking, would love to get away from the microwave bags.

      sunnybrook63 at zoominternet dot net

    25. Becky May 13, 2011 at 9:17 pm #

      I also reposted this on Facebook!

      sunnybrook63 at zoominternet dot net

    26. susanlanai May 13, 2011 at 11:27 pm #

      We love popcorn!
      susaaan at gmail dot com

    27. susanlanai May 13, 2011 at 11:27 pm #

      Tweeted ~!/susanlanai/status/69242316212277248
      susaaan at gmail dot com

    28. susanlanai May 13, 2011 at 11:28 pm #

      Twitter follower @susanlanai.
      susaaan at gmail dot com

    29. Mama G May 14, 2011 at 8:21 am #

      Yum! We love popcorn! (and had ruined a pan making it)

    30. Mama G May 14, 2011 at 8:21 am #

      Reposting on fb.

    31. Mama G May 14, 2011 at 8:22 am #

      I follow you on twitter.

    32. Mama G May 14, 2011 at 8:22 am #


    33. Meredith May 14, 2011 at 12:44 pm #

      I love popcorn – having one of these would make me so happy! I’m glad there is a safe alternative to the microwave bags.
      meredith1423 at yahoo dot com

    34. Stephanie May 15, 2011 at 11:43 am #

      I’m following you on twitter!

      sjoyanderss at yahoo dot com

    35. Megret May 15, 2011 at 9:15 pm #

      What a nifty invention! We love popcorn — we’d be thrilled to win!
      musesofmegret (at) gmail (dot) com

    36. Reba May 15, 2011 at 9:53 pm #

      Love popcorn, but never make it! This is perfect…almost as good as the popcorn of my childhood, popped over an open flame…mmmm
      Also posted to Facebook profile

    37. NaturalFamiLea May 15, 2011 at 10:24 pm #

      I love adding cinnamon to my popcorn. I would love this popper! naturalfamilea _at_ gmail com

    38. NaturalFamiLea May 15, 2011 at 10:25 pm #

      I have shared on FB!

      naturalfamilea gmail _dot_ com

    39. Becky May 15, 2011 at 10:25 pm #

      I LOVE popcorn and really need to find an alternative to microwave popcorn now that I know that it’s full of chemicals (not to mention how wasteful it is).

      ridingsilky at gmail

    40. Jen + Jeff May 15, 2011 at 10:35 pm #

      I LOVE popcorn! It was my go-to snack until I ruined a pan and starting burning it consistently. Hope I win!

    41. betsy May 15, 2011 at 10:52 pm #

      My kids love popcorn and add parmesan.

      betsy_349 at hotmail dot com

    42. Sara Frazier May 16, 2011 at 7:33 am #

      I love this popcorn maker! So simple but perfect.

    43. Sara Frazier May 16, 2011 at 7:34 am #

      Shared on FB.

    44. Amanda Rae May 16, 2011 at 8:12 am #

      I love this product! miss ruby pie at gmail dot com

    45. eRin May 16, 2011 at 10:31 am #

      I love this! I posted on fb and follow you on twitter.

    46. kim May 16, 2011 at 4:54 pm #

      popcorn…yes! (with chipotle seasonong ☺)
      kimsalerno_at_gmail dot com

    47. kim May 16, 2011 at 6:19 pm #

      following on twitter

    48. bethany May 17, 2011 at 11:03 pm #

      We used to do air popped, but I love the idea of the butter melting and dripping while it pops! Yummm!

      betz721 at yahoo dot com

    49. Anonymous May 18, 2011 at 5:43 pm #

      I’d love to have an easy way to enjoy popcorn again. What a fantastic idea! Thanks for highlighting this product and thank you for all of your hard work on this blog!



    50. Shaun Ring May 18, 2011 at 5:45 pm #

      Getting ready to order this for Father’s day and I saw your contest! We would love this! Thanks!

      mamabubblering at yahoo

    51. mamabubblering May 18, 2011 at 5:55 pm #

      Posted/shared on facebook : )

      mamabubblering at yahoo

    52. Beatrice May 18, 2011 at 6:04 pm #

      Oh, how wonderful! Even if I don’t win this, I’m going to have to purchase one for myself!


    53. Anonymous May 18, 2011 at 9:08 pm #

      What a great idea! Can you buy them at stores?

    54. Anonymous May 18, 2011 at 9:11 pm #

      Wow! I want to give these away to my family!!

    55. Anonymous May 18, 2011 at 10:38 pm #

      Awesome giveaway! We eat popcorn almost daily and what a great idea! Thanks for sharing this with us.

    56. tricia May 22, 2011 at 3:16 pm #

      Very cool! (green baby products)


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