If you're lucky, you went camping this summer. You cooled your tired feet in a bubbling stream, went to sleep with a knockout view of the stars, and woke up with your hair smelling like woodsmoke. There may or may not have been ghost stories and sing-alongs. We hope there was a guitar. One thing's for certain: There were s'mores. Can you even rightfully call something a camping trip if it doesn't include the holy trinity of graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate? No. No, you can't.
For all of you who didn't make it on a wilderness adventure, don't let the joy of eating a s'more in the summertime pass you by. You can still achieve sticky, sugary, crunchy, chocolate-y bliss -- and you don't even need a campfire to make it happen. Though we certainly wouldn't be mad if you lit one, anyway.
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Here's how to take your s'mores to the next level (or how to make them from the comfort of your living room):
1. For the ultimate artisanal s'more, bake your own graham crackers: