4th of July Recipes to Try Out This Holiday

Whether you’re hosting an amazing 4th of July party or attending a party you’ll want to try out some of these fantastic recipes this holiday! From classic macaroni salad to a fun and exiting twists on burgers, you and your guests are bound to find a new favorite recipe in this list!

Raspberry Lemonade
With any 4th of July celebration, you need refreshing drinks! Take a twist on classic lemonade and try out this thirst quenching Raspberry Lemonade recipe. This delicious drink is quick and easy to make and is bound to be a hit at your 4th of July celebration.

Bacon Sriracha Potato Salad
Bored of classic potato salad recipes? Spice things up with this crowd-pleasing potato salad recipe. Bacon Sriracha Potato Salad is sure to be a favorite among your guests. The combination of bacon and sriracha chili sauce gives this recipe the perfect kick!

Mini Cheesy Pretzel Dogs
Take hotdogs to the next level and serve Mini Cheesy Pretzel Dogs instead! These would make the perfect appetizers for your 4th of July party and they’re totally easy to make! You’ll be lucky if you have any pretzel dog leftovers by the end of the day!

Classic Macaroni Salad
You can never go wrong with macaroni salad at any summer party or get-together! Classic Macaroni Salad is easy to and quick to make and is always a favorite among guests! Want to try out this tasty dish? Get the recipe here!

Alyson’s Broccoli Salad
Alyson’s Broccoli Salad is known to make broccoli haters fall in love with the vegetable! Including prep and cook time, this recipe only takes 30 minutes to make. All the ingredients mixed together make one amazing dish, that’ll be eaten up by the end of the day!

Deviled Burger
Burgers are always a classic 4th of July staple for any barbeque or get together. Take a twist on the classic burger and serve the flavorful Deviled Burger! The savory patty paired with a slightly sweet pretzel bun is absolute perfection. Get the recipe here!

BBQ Pork Sandwiches
This easy to make recipe will undoubtedly become a favorite. Not only are BBQ Pork Sandwiches easy to make, but they are easy to serve and clean up! You’ll be lucky if you have any leftovers at the end of the day.

Triple Dipped Fried Chicken
Change things up on your typical 4th of July menu and serve some Triple Dipped Fried Chicken to give your guest different options. If any of your guests don’t like burgers or hot dogs, you could always make fried chicken instead! This recipe produces the crispiest and spiciest fried chicken that is to die for.

Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burgers
Add some spice into your 4th of July menu with these Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burgers. A healthier take on the classic burger, this turkey burger mixes the amazing ingredients together to make a savory meal! Want to try out this tasty dish? Get the recipe here!

4th of July Tie Dyed Fudge
Get creative with your dessert options and make Fourth of July Tie Dyed Fudge. This tasty vanilla fudge recipe is super festive and easy to make! It’ll be a favorite among adults and kids alike, due to its fun appearance.

4th of July Fruit and Jell-O Cups
Another easy to make recipe, 4th of July Fruit and Jell-O Cups combines Jell-O, fresh fruit, and whipped cream for a wonderfully delicious dessert. Get the recipe here!

Almond Cheesecake Tart
This recipe might be tricky to make, but it’s well worth it! Almond Cheesecake Tart only takes 30 minutes to prepare, 30 minutes to cook, and yields one delicious tart. The best part about this recipe is you’re able to decorate the tart with fruit and get creative with your display!

Judy’s Strawberry Pretzel Salad
Nothing is better than mixing the sweetness of strawberries, cream cheese, and Jell-O with the saltiness of a pretzel crust. Judy’s Strawberry Pretzel Salad mixes salty and sweet together for the ultimate 4th of July dessert everyone will love!

Whether you stick to your classic recipes or try out some of these suggestions, you’re sure to have a stellar 4th of July and if you’re looking to move into a wonderful new community with new construction homes check out Judd Builders! We have multiple planned communities that meet the needs of the modern family! Feel free to contact us if you have any questions. We’d love to hear from you!

Fantastic Flourtown Events for July 2018

Get ready to set aside time and make plans with your friends and family all month long. From the popular Ambler Restaurant Week to the wonderful Pastorius Park Concert in Chestnut Hill, there is bound to be something that you and your family will enjoy! Check out these exciting events going on this July near Flourtown!

Ambler Farmers Market
Every Saturday in July
Located on West Butler Pike & South Maple Street in Ambler, the Ambler Farmers Market will take place the every Saturday in July. From 9:00AM to 1:00PM, walk around the market and visit each tent for amazing finds! Invite your friends, family, and neighbors to this event and enjoy the relaxed and friendly environment!

Wawa Welcome America 4th of July Fireworks
July 4th
Celebrate the 4th of July with an amazing fireworks show on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Wawa Welcome America promises it will be the biggest show in more than a decade so you don’t want to miss out on this stunning event! The fireworks also follow the amazing concert that features Pitbull and is free to the public. You won’t want to miss this day of fun! 

Ambler Restaurant Week
July 9th – July 16th
Back and better than ever, Ambler area restaurants will offer amazing specials you don’t want to miss out on. All participating restaurants will have their prix-fix menus listed and available for families and friends to enjoy. From high-end restaurants to casual BYOB restaurants, there is bound to be something to please everyone. To stay up to date on this event, click here!

First Wednesday in July
July 11th
Enjoy the First Wednesday in July at Chestnut Hill with plenty of shopping and dining. With extended store hours, browse through the many boutique shops open for this lovely event. Also, enjoy food and drink specials, art gallery exhibitions, and live music on Germantown Avenue. For more information, click here.

Pastorius Park Concert
July 11th, 18th, and 25th
Head on over to Pastorius Park, located on Millman Street, and enjoy the longest running outdoor concert series. Starting at 7:30 PM, this free event will showcase amazing talent all night long. If rained out, the concert will take place at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s Cherokee Campus.

Weavers Way Farm Volunteer Day: Get Dirty, Be Happy, Get Hours!
July 14th
Located on 7095 Henry Avenue, head on over to Weavers Way Farm to help farmers with various morning projects. From weeding the carrots to harvesting crops, you’ll be able to help the farmers with their farming from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Not only will you be able to enjoy the wonderful weather, but there will also be snacks to enjoy too! For more information, click here!

Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends
July 14th – 15th
Stop by Morris Arboretum and see Thomas & Friends take over the track. Have your family look for their favorite train characters on the quarter mile track. This event will take place over the whole weekend and is included with garden admission. The best part is that once you are done viewing the trains, you can explore the rest of the arboretum as well!

The Oval+
July 20th – August 19th
Through July and August, The Oval pop up park will return to Benjamin Franklin Parkway for it’s fifth season. Not only will there be a new art installation, but you can also enjoy mini-golf, a giant sandbox, and themed programming that everyone in the family will enjoy!

Don’t miss out on the fun this July and be sure to participate in the events that the Flourtown area has to offer! And if you’re looking for a beautiful home in a luxurious clubhouse community where you can enjoy the sparkling pool and state-of-the-art fitness center, check out The Reserve at Creekside! If you’re interested or have any questions, feel free to contact us! We’d love to hear from you!

Summer Fun in the Philadelphia Area

Get ready to set aside time and make plans with your friends and family all month long with these fun, upcoming events! From the popular Wawa Welcome America Festival to historic Bastille Day at Eastern State Penitentiary, there is bound to be something that you and your family will enjoy! Check out these exciting events going on this July in the Philadelphia area!

Philadelphia’s Historic District Block Party
July 3rd
Get ready for live music, street performers, food trucks and more entertainment at Independence Mall as everyone celebrates Philadelphia’s Historic District Block Party. For the forth year in a row, this festive celebration is back and better than ever. It also marks the reopening of the historic and newly-renovated Bourse building as well. So make your way to 5th and Market Streets to have some fun and great eats!

Wawa Welcome America 4th of July Fireworks
July 4th
Celebrate the 4th of July with an amazing fireworks show on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Wawa Welcome America promises it will be the biggest show in more than a decade so you don’t want to miss out on this stunning event! The fireworks also follow the amazing concert that features Pitbull and is free to the public. You won’t want to miss this day of fun! 

University City Dining Days
July 12th – 22nd
For ten days, Dining Days returns to University City with amazing prix-fixe meal deals at eateries all around the neighborhood. Make your way to the delicious and diverse dining scene and score three-course meals for $15, $25, or $35 dollars! For more information, click here.

Bastille Day at Eastern State Penitentiary
July 14th
Get ready and don’t miss Eastern State Penitentiary’s Bastille Day! Consisting of re-enactors recreating the storming of the Bastille, Philly’s version consists of cabaret performances, dancing baguettes, and Marie Antoinette tossing 3,000 Tastykakes into the crowd! For more information, click here.

The Oval+
July 20th – August 19th
Through July and August, The Oval pop up park will return to Benjamin Franklin Parkway for it’s fifth season. Not only will there be a new art installation, but you can also enjoy mini-golf, a giant sandbox, and themed programming that everyone in the family will enjoy! 

Shakespeare in Clark Park
July 25th – 29th
If you love classic literature, especially Shakespearean literature, get ready for Shakespeare in Clark Park. With five free performances of Twelfth Night, you don’t want to miss this entertaining alfresco production. So grab a blanket and head to West Philly’s nine-acre public park for a wonderful show! For more information, click here. 

East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival
July 29th
The annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival is back and better than ever. Make your way to South Philly’s East Passyunk Avenue to view the showing of classic vintage cars and hot rods. Also, don’t forget to stop by and browse through a bunch of the food trucks and craft vendors that will also be at the festival!

Don’t miss out on any of the fun this July and make sure you enjoy the events that Philadelphia has to offer! Or, if you’re looking for a beautiful home in South Philadelphia/Packer Park, look no further than Siena Place! This beautiful townhome community is perfect for families! If you’re interested or have any questions, feel free to contact us! We’d love to hear from you!