Creative recipes that make for a delis summer gathering; Sometimes the perfect gathering is something simple, right at home. Ditch the fancy wines and dinner-party stress by unwinding for a fire pit collecting in your own backyard!
No get-together around the flame is complete without the beloved S’mores. Where S’mores got their source is still a puzzle, but Americans were enjoying them fireside since the 1920’s, once the recipe first appeared in The Girl Scout handbook in an article titled”Tramping and Trailing with The Girl Scouts.” Word spread like wild fire and now they are a campfire staple. The S’mores in its first recipe is delicious, but only by substituting simple entities of it; we could make our own fire simmered masterpiece! Gather your friends, light the fire pit, and circle up your Adirondack chairs; browse below for a listing of S’mores recipes to wow your guests!
Banana Turtle S’mores: Graham cracker, favorite turtle candy, marshmallow, banana pieces (add a drizzle of caramel sauce before topping with final cracker)
Chocolate Raspberry S’mores: Graham cracker, roasted marshmallow, dark chocolate candies, fresh raspberries
Nutty S’mores: Nutter Butter cracker (separate and abandon filling on one cracker) peanut butter cup, roasted marshmallow
Savory S’mores: Graham Cracker, spread one face of cracker with goat cheese and the other with fig jam, 1 leaf of arugula and roasted marshmallow
Can’t decide on just one of these recipes? Consider creating a S’mores bar for your gathering. Any family get together is the perfect time to break out the S’mores. Children of all ages, young and old enjoy making them and especially eating them. There is nothing better! Spring, summer or fall, it really does not matter the season. It’s always the ideal time of the year and really good treat for all. You should see my grandkids eyes light up when they see me pull out the all the goodies for a night around the fire pit. It simply makes their evening filled with fun. Don’t have everything you need for the perfect night of fire gazing?