The Art and Science of S’mores

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We have it on good authority that today, August 10th, happens to be National S’mores day. We’re definitely going to celebrate by making some gooey goodness later tonight, but we were curious about the history. Let’s see what Wikipedia has to say about the favorite summer campfire treat :

S’more appears to be a contraction of the phrase “some more”. The first recorded version of the recipe can be found in the publication Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts of 1927. Although the exact origin is unclear, reports as early as 1925 describe them.

How about more of an education in infographic form?

Smores Infographic

Finally, here is more on the Art and Science of S’mores from REI :

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Philip Van der Vossen

Editor at Gunaxin
Philip Van der Vossen is the Editor of Gunaxin, a Men's Lifestyle Magazine that was established in 2008. Philip also created and hosts the Trail Trek Tour, a traveling series of off-road events for automotive media.

Additionally, Philip has served as Rally Director for the Washington Automotive Press Association, Speaker at IMPAcon and Blogs with Balls, Chairman of the Relay For Life of North Anne Arundel County, Examiner Team Leader for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, and Credentialed Founder of Capitals Outsider.