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So Much S'more to Do!

By Emily Hare
Published: October 5, 2011

S’mores, those delectable sandwiches of graham, chocolate and toasted marshmallow, are a staple of cabin living. Sure, you’ll argue about whether the marshmallow tastes better charred or evenly browned. But a campfire wouldn’t feel complete without this traditional treat.

Some people have s’more-making down to a science. Specific ingredients, utensils, and heating sources are important for creating the perfect treat. But it’s also an art, as Becky Rasmussen proves with her pocket-sized book, So Much S’more to Do (Adventure Publications, $6.95, paperback, 80 pages,

Photo by Adventure Publications

Rasmussen shares more than 50 variations on the campfire classic, including special sections on gourmet s’mores (inspired by decadent desserts), holiday-themed s’mores, and s’mores that are just for adults.

You’ll also find a marshmallow-toasting guide, tips on how to build the perfect campfire (plus alternative heat sources!), and cleaning and safety advice. The book even has blank pages so you can record your own recipes.

BACK-ISSUE BONUS! As the weather turns chilly, nothing pairs better with s’mores than scary storytelling Find expert tips on how to craft a spooky tale in the September/October 2001 issue of Cabin Life. Plus, get gourmet s’more recipes (Anyone for s’more cheesecake? How about making your own marshmallows?!) in “S’mores Galore!” from the June/July 2003 issue of Cabin Life.

If you don’t have these back issues, visit our store and add them to your collection. Now through October 13, back issues are 30% off when you use the coupon code FSHPCBN at checkout.

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