John Fladd considers the s’more — that warm, gooey, crunchy, melty blend of marshmallow, chocolate and graham cracker that would go so perfectly with a late October campfire — from all angles, getting experts to weigh in on the perfect chocolate, the various approaches to marshmallow and even how to build a good fire. Along the way, he offers other recipes that bring those familiar flavors together, rounding it all off with a s’mores martini.
Also on the cover Michael Witthaus talks to comedian Steve Bjork, who will bring the laughs to Murphy’s Taproom in Manchester on Saturday, Oct. 28 (see the story on page 33). Find more comedy shows in the Comedy This Week listings on page 38. Author Jodi Picoult comes to the Palace Theatre (page 18). Jals Cuisine Bantu brings African cuisine to Nashua (page 27).