It’s a day that many people in Orange County typically mark as the end of summer but for others it has a deeper significance, Labor Day has been a Federal holiday since 1882 thanks to a man named Matthew Maguire who worked as a machinist and also became one of the most well known figures in the Central Labor Union (CLU) before the turn of the 20th Century. Labor Day became a day to honor the hard work of workers in the United States and since then it’s a day that most workers in Orange County California can relax and start planning for the fall.
Things To Do On Labor Day
The cool thing about living in Orange County is that there’s never a shortage of things to do on Labor Day because, we’re so close to the beaches, mountains and the wealth of amusement parks like Disneyland, that give us a wide variety of options to choose from. Labor Day in Southern California is also a time for families to invite relatives in from out of town, take road trips with friends and so much more.
Labor Day Barbecues
One of the most popular things to do on Labor Day is to have a barbecue. If you’re searching for recipes for your 2012 Labor Day barbecue, here’s a recipe that will make you a hit with your friends and family members.
Persian Labor Day Kabobs Ingredients you will need:
- One, eight ounce container of low-fat yogurt, and plain variety will do.
- One onion (chop in your food processor)
- ½ teaspoon of dry mint
- Two pounds of beef sirloin (must be cut up into big cubes)
How to make it:
Step 1 – Take a large bowl and mix the onion, plain yogurt and the dried mint then place the cut cubes of beef into your mixture. Once everything is mixed thoroughly, cover the bowl and let it sit or marinate for six hours in your refrigerator.
Step 2 – When you’re ready to grill or barbecue make sure you pre-heat your grill. Step 3– Pole the beef cubes with skewers and place them on the grill, don’t walk away because they will cool fast, you will need to turn them occasionally until they are done. They should be fully cooked in 15 minutes or less. Enjoy!
From all of us at Fred Sed & Associates, we wish you a happy and healthy Labor Day 2012!