First put a couple of tsp. of oil in a 3 quart pot. Heat pot under medium flame. pour in about 1/2 C. of popcorn kernels and place lid on pot. After a few moments, you should hear popping. Shake the pot as popcorn pops. After a few minutes, all kernels should be popped. Pour popped corn in a large bowl. Top with melted butter. Enjoy.