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Or, how to make S'mores in your home, without a fire pit or microwave.
I just lived through Hurricane Sandy terrorizing my state (New Jersey). I thought I would share this cool recipe that got me through a power outage earlier in the summer this year.

Here is a quick spin on the classic S'mores recipe for you to try when it's too stormy out for a firepit and there's no electricity to use a microwave.

Special Notes and tips:

*If planning this activity ahead of time, like for an indoor camping party, you may choose to use candles that do not give off toxic fumes. Soy candles might be a good option.

*Make sure to read the packaging on the bamboo (wooden) skewers. It may say to soak them first before using.

*For younger, pickier eaters, you can easily remove the burnt parts of the marshmallow and have them for yourself! Yum!

This is pretty much just the same old-school recipe for S'mores, with the exception of having to do it indoors without a proper (outdoor) fire pit or a microwave. It couldn't be easier!

Happy cooking! xoxo

Posted by SugarNSpiceLily from East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States • Published See SugarNSpiceLily's 10 projects »

  • Step 1

    Light as many candles as there are participating chefs.

  • Step 2

    If using bamboo or other wooden skewer sticks, make sure to *READ THE PACKAGING FOR PROPER PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS.

    *The bamboo skewers package may say to soak the sticks before use.

  • Step 3

    Place a marshmallow on the pointy end of the skewer and hold it over the candle flame until the desired temperature is reached.

  • Step 4

    Sandwich your marshmallow between two pieces of graham cracker with the chocolate and enjoy!

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Valarie S.
Valarie S.
You have to use soy candles because the tiny wisps of smoke and any fumes from a paraffin candle are a little toxic due to the fact they are made from petroleum products.
SugarNSpiceLily · East Rutherford, New Jersey, US · 11 projects
Good to know. Thank you, Valerie! We weren't really thinking that far ahead at the time. Mrs. (Neighbor) and I had just been experiencing a random blackout in the neighborhood, and so she just grabbed whatever candles she had on hand. I'm sure that if another parent were to be planning an indoor camping party, for example, then soy candles, or other safe-fuming candles would be the way to go. Thank you for the suggestion.

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