The s’more. Take this classic beyond the kids’ campfire with these classic and fun combinations that pair perfectly with Pelee Island wines.
The Classic S’more
Graham cracker, chocolate square and the perfectly roasted marshmallow. Who gets credit for this camping staple?
It appears the treat was a campfire staple long before the dictionary officially recognized it: The first known s’mores recipe was published in the Girl Scouts handbook Tramping and Trailing With the Girl Scouts in 1927. The snack was originally called “some mores.” – Real Simple Magazine
For more s’more facts, read the article here.
Pair this classic with Lighthouse Semi-Sweet Riesling VQA
A Little Extra
Elevate your s’more experience by adding a little extra to the classic base.
Melted Caramels – Pair with: Lola Gewürztraminer VQA or Hopping Apple Sparkling
Marshmallow Rolled in Coconut – Pair with: Lola Chardonnay VQA
Fresh Berries – Pair with: Lola Rosé Sparkling Blush VQA in a 250mL
Take a walk on the wild side of s’mores with these 2 delicious variations.
Oreo S’more – Swap out the graham crackers for Oreos or another favourite chocolate cookie – Pair with: Pelee Island Bourbon Barrel Baco Noir VQA
Ode to Elvis – Oh yes, peanut butter, banana and bacon with a toasty roasted marshmallow on graham crackers. Some may even want to take it a step further with choosing a maple or candied bacon. – Pair with: Lola Secco VQA
No Bonfire – No Problem
S’mores Pizza – If your backyard doesn’t have a bonfire pit, don’t despair. Try this recipe for S’more Pizza .
Have fun with toppings and pair your wine accordingly.
Other than the gooey deliciousness, the charm of s’mores is found in the making of them and the slower pace required to get that marshmallow just right.
We hope this inspires you to take a few moments this summer to slow down and enjoy the simple joys of the season.
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