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  • How to roast the ultimate marshmallow? Roasting marshmallows may seem simple. But there's

  • a right way and a wrong way. Here's the right way. You will need: a campfire, a package

  • of medium to large marshmallows and a roasting fork or long wooden stick.

  • Step 1. Check the fire and make sure it has areas that have burned down to embers.

  • They should be orange, but not bursting with flame. Sit upwind of the fire. You don't want smoke and flames in your face.

  • Step 2. Choose a marshmallow and place it at the end of a roasting fork or a long wooden stick.

  • Step 3. Place your marshmallow approximately 3 to 5 inches above the hot coals.

  • Now slowly turn the stick so that the marshmallow browns evenly on all sides and gets warm and gooey inside.

  • This should take about 15 to 30 seconds. If you burn a few marshmallows, don't be discouraged.

  • Remember the Buddhist saying Fall down seven times, get up eight”.

  • Step 4. Now that you've perfected the marshmallow basics

  • you can move on to more advanced techniques. These include: roasting multiple marshmallows

  • on a stick, making a classics' more, and the controversial Joan of Arc marshmallow.

  • Experiment! Soon you will become a marshmallow master.

  • Did you know the original marshmallow contained extracts from the root of the marshmallow plant, which gave it its spongy quality?

  • Now most marshmallows use gelatin.

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How to Roast the Ultimate Marshmallow

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    Mandy Lin posted on 2015/10/28
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