What's The Deal: A Brief History of the Marshmallow

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What's The Deal: A Brief History of the Marshmallow

With summer fully upon us, the time for night bonfires, and with them, night marshmallow roasts, approaches. In this week's What's The Deal, we take a look at the history of the humble puff. And hey, if global warming gets any worse, you might not even need a fire to roast them!

WHAT'S THE DEAL: MARSHMALLOWS A Brief History Of Marshmallows CRACKED.COM .COM Marshmallows are a beloved treat that usually make people think of one of three things: : campfires, hot cocoa, or horrific burns on the roof of your mouth.

WHAT'S THE DEAL: MARSHMALLOWS Now You Marshmal-know CRACKED.COM I am so, so sorry. But feel free to fill the next awkward dead air around a bonfire with the story of how a medicinal greek plant ended up a sugary summer treat. And then realize your marshmallow just caught fire AGAIN.

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