Festive Flag for Memorial Day

by Fawn Rechkemmer on May 20, 2016

By Angie Sievers at The St. Louis Cooks

Last week, I took out my American flags and all my summer red, white, and blue decorations. For many, these items stay out all year. For me, I really get the patriotic decorations out in the month of May. Of course, Memorial Day is the first onset of everything patriotic. Plus, it’s the launch of summer for many.

This is yet another reason why I love the month of May. In the kitchen, we love to make patriotic red, white, and blue goodies. Plus, almost all of our patriotic foods involve the kids as well. We have a staple flag recipe that the kids know how to make. It’s a favorite of theirs because it has their favorite fruits and marshmallows. We make the flag recipe for Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day. In addition to those days we make it for family reunions and parties. Not only is it good, but it is really pretty. I can guarantee you this flag recipe will be the hit of your party.

For this Memorial Day, have some fun in the kitchen and get the kids involved. You can let them snack a little while they are making the skewers for the flag. At the same time, you can reflect on what Memorial Day is all about and educate them about our wonderful service men and women. It’s a great time to reflect on history all while having some fun in the kitchen!

Mini Festive Flag Recipe

Mini Festive Flag

Festive Flag

Original Festive Flag

Angie Sievers St. Louis CooksThe St. Louis Cooks is an online marketplace focused on food, recipes, and promoting local small businesses/ organizations. We believe a family that cooks together, stays together. My name is Angie Sievers the founder of The St. Louis Cooks.  I am a born and raised St. Louis girl.  Supporting local businesses is very important to us! Not only do we share recipes, but we promote and build brand awareness for local businesses. Along with my husband (the real chef of the family) and my three kids, I hope you will connect with us at The St. Louis Cooks!

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