12 Patriotic Recipes to Celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry!


Memorial Day is almost here, if you’re like me you’re wondering how did that happen?


If you’re looking for some patriotic fare, I pulled together 12 recipes from the archives to celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry and for noshing over your Memorial Day weekend and holiday! Click on the links in red for the complete recipe.


Watermelons have been arriving in grocery stores, just in time for the holiday weekend and the unofficial start of summer.


Serve an American flag formation of Watermelon, Feta and Blueberries for this high-flying holiday.


The creamy, salty cheese is the perfect partner to the sweet, juicy melon!


Berry Skillet Cobbler

Individual cobblers are baked in mini skillets with a topping that is rustic and simple to make! Substitute ramekins if you prefer for these easy, mini desserts.


Berry Caprese Bruschetta


Slice and grill a baguette and serve with a bowl of berry caprese medley and let your guests help themselves!


Patriotic Berry Trifle


A make-ahead dessert using a store-bought angel food or pound cake to cut down on prep time. Exercise your freedom and independence and layer with berries, lemon curd, pudding, whipped cream or a combination in a glass or trifle bowl!


Berry {Quick & Easy} Layered Cake

Or cut your store-bought cake in thirds, layer with your fruit and filling of choice and serve.

Land of the Free Lemonade

A refreshing combination of pureed watermelon & lemonade with watermelon stars and blueberries. Add citrus flavored vodka for an adult beverage or serve without for a festive summertime lemonade.

Red, White & Blue Sangria

Red, White, and Blue Sangria


Mix it an hour to two in advance of patriotic sipping and celebrating!

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Blueberry Salsa 


Fresh, flavorful, and healthy! Serve with Red, White, and Blue Tortilla Chips


Patriotic Berry Trifle in Jars


Trifle in a jar that’s portable and ideal for a picnic!

Star-Spangled Fruit Tart

Star-Spangled Fruit Tart

A quick and easy dessert with refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough to celebrate the Red, White & Blueberry!

Almost Red Velvet Berry Cobbler

Almost Red Velvet Berry Cobbler with Cream Cheese Ice Cream

A short-cut almost cobbler along with a recipe for cream cheese ice cream you can make without a machine.

Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler

Or the real thing. . . Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler


However you celebrate Memorial Day, remember our military men and women who protect and serve us.

12 recipes to Celebrate the Red White & Blueberry

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  26 comments for “12 Patriotic Recipes to Celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry!

  1. Michelle
    May 16, 2016 at 7:09 am

    With the berries in season these recipes are great! Have a berry delicious week!🤗😎🌴

  2. Annie
    May 16, 2016 at 7:24 am

    These are all sooo beautiful! A

  3. franki
    May 16, 2016 at 7:46 am

    SALUTE’!! franki

  4. May 16, 2016 at 8:36 am

    Hi Mary, I always love your “round-up” posts as they give me a chance to visit all the wonderful ideas you share. I have made your berry caprese bruschetta and the berry skillet (both delicious!) and next I’m determined to make that beautiful angel food layered cake. Thanks for all the inspiration. I can’t believe Memorial Day is here either! Linda

  5. May 16, 2016 at 8:38 am

    Mary you certainly know how to do red white and blue! I have pinned several things to my Memorial Day weekend board, I especially want to make the Berry Layer Cake, it’s such a show stopper! Thank you for all the red white and blueberry ideas!

  6. Ellen Stillabower
    May 16, 2016 at 8:44 am

    Yum, yum, yum!!! Red, White & Blue all the way!!! 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

  7. May 16, 2016 at 2:05 pm

    I love when you give us a quick and easy reference guide for the upcoming holidays, Mary. The skillet berry cobbler and the individual trifles are calling my name. I did make an angel food cake (from a mix) the other day, and froze half of it to make something with. Now I have an idea!!

  8. May 16, 2016 at 3:35 pm

    I have been swooning all the way down your post. I am hungry now! So pretty too.
    I think I could eat the entire triffle.

  9. May 16, 2016 at 6:18 pm

    Wish I was noshing on the watermelon and cheese platter while sipping a little something-something right now Mary! And I agree, how did we get to the middle of May already? Especially since it’s been so cool I still don’t even have the screens in my windows! Bet summer comes in like a lion this year:@)

  10. May 16, 2016 at 7:57 pm

    Mary, wonderful recipes for Memorial Day! The skillet berry cobbler is a must try for me! Pam @ Everyday Living

  11. Paula
    May 16, 2016 at 9:18 pm


    HI !! I love all your Red,White,& Blue everything looks wonderful as always. one big YUMMY!!

    I will be going through your state this Saturday on our way to Savannah , I will give you a honk :) !!


    • May 16, 2016 at 9:59 pm

      Hi Paula! Enjoy your visit to beautiful Savannah! If you have a chance be sure to eat at The Olde Pink House :)

      • Paula
        May 17, 2016 at 6:29 pm

        Thank You so much MarY !!! I definitely will put the Olde Pink House on the to do list !!

  12. Cyndi Raines
    May 16, 2016 at 11:14 pm

    Oh, Mary, they all look SO delish! Have pinned several. Especially the angel food cakes ones, with the lemon curd and all the berries. But I also like the chocolate chip cookie with the berries star. Will be trying these between Memorial day, the 4th of July and on into Labor Day! YUM! Thank you!!

  13. Maria
    May 17, 2016 at 8:22 am

    I love blueberries and you have inspiration here for just about any taste! Beautiful roundup!

  14. May 17, 2016 at 11:18 am

    Thank you for this round up of recipes! I have pinned this to save. We have a social at the clubhouse Fri. so I will take the bruchetta!

  15. June 7, 2016 at 5:55 pm

    whats not to love!

  16. Jane Lund
    May 24, 2017 at 10:19 am

    Oh my gosh, I just love, love looking at your beautiful settings and recipes, absolutely gorgeous!! just wow! How do you do this all the time, but really want to know where you store all these beautiful plates, accessories!?

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