Red White & Blue to Celebrate The Star Spangled Banner

September 13, 2011

I know, Red White & Blue treats seem incredibly out of season, right? Well today, in 1814, Francis Scott Key penned the poem originally titled "The Defence of Fort McHenry" which would be set to music in the early 20th century, coined "The Star Spangled Banner" in 1916 and be named the American national anthem by President Woodrow Wilson in 1931. Here are 4 fantastic recipes to comemorate the day and an incredibly patriotic version of the national anthem! 

Red White & Blue Scones
Strawberries, blueberries and white chococlate chips - yum!

Red White & Blue Veggie Chips
DIY Stars & Stripes paper cones hold tasty snacks like beet, blue potato and Yukon gold potato chips!

Red White & Blue Pudding Pops
White chocolate pudding + food coloring = awesome pudding pops. Thinking ahead to other events? Red + Green, Chocolate pudding + Orange, Red + Pink + White - the possiblities are endless!

Red White & Blue Cake in a Jar
What could be better (or cuter!)?

 

Star Spangled Banner sung for Super Bowl XXXIX by the combined choirs of: The US Navy, US Airforce, Westpoint Academy and Coast Guard Academy and accompanied by the US Army Herald Trumpets - wow!

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