Labor Day: the holiday that marks the end of summer also signals the start of a fashion conundrum that is debated year after year: is it appropriate to wear white after Labor Day?  There are many who follow the rule religiously, dutifully packing away their whites at the end of summer, not to be seen again until Memorial Day. There are others who balk at the notion and choose to wear white all year round. Whichever camp you’re in, white has become the dress-code for Labor Day parties everywhere. Here are 10 celebratory recipes that you can eat merrily without putting your clothes in harm’s way.

Click through the gallery above to get the best neutral-colored recipes that won’t ruin your white tee.

Written by Food52 (@food52)