Celebrate Memorial Day with the Flavors of Utah

Today we celebrate Memorial Day (the last Monday in May – and this year it’s about as late as it can get) and the 45th state to join the Union, Utah. Memorial Day is so much more than just an excuse for a three-day weekend and the start of the Backyard Barbecue Season.

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Good Morning Beautiful Utah

On July 24, 1847 Brigham Young and his followers arrived in what is now the Salt Lake Valley. He looked out across the valley and declared “This is the place.” The Mormons, having traveled on foot from Missouri, believed that they had as last reached The Promised Land. Today Mormons make up 62% of Utah’s population.

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