August 10 is National S’mores Day
Today is National S’mores Day. It celebrates Girl Scout Loretta Scott Crew’s culinary invention, immortalized in the 1927 handbook Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts.
16 graham crackers
8 bars plain chocolate (any of the good plain brands broken in two)
Toast two marshmallows over the coals to a crisp gooey state and then put them inside a graham cracker and chocolate bar sandwich. The heat of the marshmallow between the halves of chocolate bar will melt the chocolate a bit. Though it tastes like “some more” one is really enough.
It isn’t clear at what point the name was shortened to S’more, but who cares? Happy National S’mores Day!
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