+ chocolate + Graham crackers x ice cream = Bliss. A few people,
intimated that my beloved combination of marshmallows, chocolate and
spiced crackers might be in danger of becoming passé, which was the first
I’d heard of that. I don’t want to quibble with her, because she knows
her cocktails, and dumplings. But on the other hand, I guess in the U.S.,
things get done so often that people tend to overlook how good they
are, no matter how many times the combination is repeated. After macarons
crested, they settled back down to being normal again. And who doesn’t want
to be normal? Come to think of it, I often wonder what they would be
I’m on the subject of normal, or not, I was the kid who liked to torch
his marshmallow over the campfire. While the others were pulling their
sticks away, lest the puffy pellet on the end get any hint of blackness.
And yup, I now know that some say you’re not supposed to eat burnt foods.
But since I don’t drive a car, I don’t smoke (second-hand smoke in Paris
notwithstanding…), I use free-range eggs, and I even wore the same socks two
days in a row last week. (Which was an accident.) So I think it’s okay to
have a over-toasted marshmallow every so often. In fact, I wish I had
them more often than I do.