15 Labor Day food disasters on Pinterest

Don’t feel too bad if your Labor Day feast isn’t as beautiful as your boards.

 

Lisa Granshaw

IRL

Published Aug 30, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 7:46 am CDT

Labor Day weekend is finally here, which means people across the country will be hosting barbeques and parties as they say goodbye to summer and get ready for another fall. As you host family and friends, you may be tempted to try cooking something new and browse the foodporn on Pinterest for some inspiration. 

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A few words of warning: As you scroll through these tasty pins, remember that sometimes that amazing photo doesn’t always translate to reality. In fact, many times attempts to recreate something seen on Pinterest end up as massive, messy failures with your party looking quite different from what you originally had in mind.

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While we still encourage you to try your best to make those dinners and desserts you’re eyeing, don’t feel too bad if your Labor Day feast isn’t as beautiful as your boards. Here are some of the most deliciously disastrous Pinterest food fails we found online that will make you feel a little better if your pin-inspired meal isn’t perfect.
 

1) Red, white, and blue pinwheel icebox cookies

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2) Cheese sticks

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3) Pretzel bites

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4) American flag cake

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5) Double-crunch honey-garlic chicken

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6) Sweet potatoes

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7) Calzone rolls

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8) Classic southern triple-decker strawberry cake

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9) Mini apple pies

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10) Hershey’s perfect chocolate cake

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11) Red, white, and blue “mocktail”

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12) S’mores cookie

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13) Pickle roll-ups

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14) Barbecue muffins

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15) Chocolate covered strawberry block

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*First Published: Aug 30, 2013, 11:00 am CDT