Save money and use up unpoppable popcorn by grinding your own cornmeal with a high-speed blender. Homemade cornmeal
Yield about 1 cup
Time 5 minutes
  • high-speed blender, such as a Vitamix
  • colander (not too fine)
  • 2 c unpopped popcorn
Directions Place popcorn in blender and grind for 1-2 minutes.

Sift this powder through the colander. Transfer whatever gets sifted out back into the blender.

For corn flour, grind an extra minute and sift through a fine colander.


You can make cornmeal in Vitamix’s regular 64-ounce container, but if you have the dry container, it will work just a bit better.

Use this same technique for making speciality flours like chickpea flour.

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