Presidents Day 2011: Patriotic Treats to Help You Celebrate

Image: Jaime Mormann Richardson

If you’re lucky enough to have Presidents Day 2011 off of work, you may find it’s the perfect day to spend cooking with your family. Since banks and most federal offices are closed,the holiday is a fantastic excuse to spend some quality time with your loved ones at home. What to make? It can be tough to find culinary inspiration as the winter wears on, but we’ve got some red, white, and blue treats sure to make everyone smile.

To start your day right, Jaime serves up a mouthwatering red, white and blueberry cream cheese pound cake.

Brooke’s firecracker potato salad is a seasonal treat that will bring some vivid, patriotic color to your holiday table.

Presidents Day 2011: firecracker-potato-salad
Image: Brooke McLay

Shaina’s red, white and blueberry galette is a gorgeous and tasty all-American treat.

Image: Shaina Olmanson