Red White and Blue Recipes You Actually Want to Eat! Patriotic holidays bring out all the red white and blue food, for sure, but is that a good thing? For anyone over the age of 8, red white and blue food with lots of artificial ingredients can be… well, horrifying. So put down that grocery store cupcake right now! Appalachian Country Living Magazine has collected a few real food recipes that even sophisticated American foodies will love.