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S’mores Day

SmoreAugust 10 is S’mores Day!

S’mores, a contraction for “some mores,”  are traditional campfire treats consisting of a marshmallow toasted over a fire  and a piece of chocolate sandwiched between two graham cracker squares.  While the creator of the s’more is unknown, the first recorded version of the recipe appeared in the Girl Scout Handbook in 1927 and was credited to Loretta Scott Crew.

Whatever the origins of this gooey, chocolaty dessert, s’mores are definitely something to celebrate. Gather your kids, family or friends for a backyard campout and enjoy all the s’mores you can eat!

However, you don’t need a campfire to make s’mores. You can also make s’mores using a grill, toaster oven or microwave. Find out how by clicking here!

Looking for s’mores with a twist? Try adding extra ingredients, such as peanut butter, or making s’mores inspired desserts, such as  S’more Brownies or Easy Pan O’ S’mores.

Sources: punchbowl.com, holidayinsights.com, wikipedia.or
Photo Source: (CC) Larry D. Moore
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National Graham Cracker Day

In the early 1800s, Presbyterian minister Sylvester Graham devised a snack meant to curb appetite and carnal urges. He took hard whole-wheat flour known as graham flour and added bran and wheat germ to create this healthy and holy snack.

Today, graham crackers are made with bleached white flour and are typically  sweetened by adding cinnamon, sugar, or honey. We’re not sure if they suppress the urges of the flesh, but they make a great s’more!

Sources: Gone-ta-pott.com, Bits and Pieces

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