Pop culture: Wake up popcorn with these 9 varieties you can make at home

  • Cinnamon and sugar popcorn. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

  • Curry with raisins and pistachios popcorn. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

  • Curry with raisins and pistachios popcorn. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

  • Black and white chocolate popcorn. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

  • Black and white chocolate popcorn. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

  • Peanut butter popcorn. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

  • Peanut butter popcorn. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

  • Zatar popcorn. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

  • Zatar popcorn. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

  • Maple bourbon popcorn. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

  • Maple bourbon popcorn. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

  • Old Bay popcorn. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Any tortoise will tell you: Slow and steady wins the race.