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RECIPE: Parmesan Ranch Potato Chips

Parmesan Ranch Potato ChipsQuick & Easy Party Chips


  • 1 Russett Potato per person
  • 1 Tbsp Dry Ranch Dip Mix
  • 1 tbsp Finely grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Cooking Oil


  1. Preheat oil in deep fryer to 375F or large saucepan on High
  2. Peel Potatoes
  3. Use a vegetable turner to make spiral chips
  4. Line a cookie sheet with paper towels
  5. Arrange spiral chips in flat layer on paper towels
  6. Use more paper towels on top to firmly press out any water
  7. Repeat step five as many times as you need to remove all moisture, potatoes need to be dry
  8. Deep fry chips, turning until brown
  9. Drain on wire rack
  10. Mix ranch seasoning with Parmesan until combined together
  11. sprinkle chips with seasoning while hot
  12. Serve in chip bowl



Use this Seasoning Salt For:

  1. French Fries
  2. Spiral Chips
  3. Vegetable Chips



Will store for 3 months  if sealed in an airtight container with lid, don’t forget to label it & write used By date


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RECIPE: Parmesan Ranch Dipping Sauce

Parmesan Ranch Dipping SauceQuick & Easy Salad Dressing / Dipping Sauce


  • 3/4 cup Kraft Mayo
  • 1/4 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 Tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 tsp Cracked Black Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp corn syrup
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup Finely grated Parmesan Cheese


  1. All ingredients are blended together in nutribullet
  2. Use a metal sieve over a small bowl, pour dipping sauce in, strain to remove any cheese bits
  3. Pour into Ramekin for dipping

Use as a Dipping Sauce For:


  1. Fried Mushrooms
  2. Chicken Fingers
  3. Chicken Nuggets
  4. French Fries



Will store for 3 months in fridge if sealed in an airtight container with lid, don’t forget to label it & write used By date

2 Tbsp = 1 Serving Size

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4th July Military Discounts

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  • 25% off Veteran Membership — Exclusive for all members of the US Military Forces



Affinia Hotel Collection

  • Book your summertime stay at any Affinia hotel in NYC and receive up to 25% off. Plus, they will donate $10 for every reservation made to Operation Homefront

Big Surf Waterpark in Tempe, Arizona

  • offers a military discount to active duty service members on general admission. Pay $14.95 on tickets at the gate instead of $29.95 and spend the day enjoying the wave pool, rides and slides


Birmingham Zoo

  • Active duty, retired military, veterans and their dependents get free admission to the zoo July 1 through 4


Blue Star Museums 

  • Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s military, from Memorial Day through Labor Day


California’s Great America

  • Current and past military men and women will be honored with free park admission July 1-4 and can bring up to 6 guests for a discounted price



  • SAVE 20% From the Leader of Camping Equipment for Military, Veterans, First Responders



  • Carowinds offers free park admission to any active, inactive or retired service men and women July 3, 4 and 5



  • Chevy offers military discounts to military members: including Active Duty, reserves, veterans, retirees & spouses


Cincinnati Zoo

  • All military members will receive free admission on July 4.  Military personnel can also purchase up to six half-price admission tickets for members of their immediate family


C.O. Bigelow

  • Save 10% on All Orders for Military, Veterans, First Responders+ stackable with 15% off sitewide!


Colonial Williamsburg

  • Active duty receive one complimentary admission ticket per year (and as many as three direct dependents). Retired military and Veterans qualify for 50% discount on Single-day tickets or on Annual Passes for up to five direct dependents



  • SAVE 15% OFF On All Orders for Military, Veterans, and First Responders!


Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

  • The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is offering free admission and discounted Zoombezi Bay admission to military and their immediate family, July 1 – July 7


Dollywood in Tennessee

  • 30% discount on one-day admission tickets for active or retired military, disabled veterans, reservists, spouses, and dependents. Tickets can be purchased exclusively at the front gate of Dollywood and cannot be pre-purchased


Dorney Park

  • Dorney Park in Pennsylvania offers free regular admission to any active or retired military personnel July 1 through 4. Military members can also purchase discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family (maximum of six)



  • Military & first Responder Discounts



  • Funderland Amusement Park in Sacramento, CA is offering military members, veterans and their families a free day of rides on July 4


Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park

  • Active duty and retired military personnel get free admission to Gilroy Gardens July 1-4


Great Wolf Lodge, indoor water park

  • offers a discount to military families through their Howling Heroes program



  • offers military discounts valid for Regular Summer Operating Season, Hersheypark in the Dark, and Hersheypark Christmas Candylane. Check with your local military base for discounted admission tickets


Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana

  • offers a military discount from the start of the 2017 season until Splashin’ Safari closes for the season. Save $12 off full-price General Admission tickets


Home Depot

  • All veterans are eligible for Home Depot’s 10% military discount on July 4 with a DoD-issued ID, a DD214 or a Veterans Driver’s License



  • Military and Veterans Save 10% with Jockey


Kentucky Kingdom in Louisville

  • a military discount of $29.95 plus tax (regular price is $49.95). This offer is valid for one entry during the 2017 season, and you can purchase up to 4 tickets per ID


Kings Dominion

  • Kings Dominion is offering free admission for active duty military and veterans June 30 through July 4. They are also offering discounted tickets for dependents


Kings Island

  • Kings Island is offering active duty military members and veterans free admission July 1 through 4. They are also offering discounted tickets for up to six family members


Knoebel’s Amusement Resort in Pennsylvania

  • Members of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible for military discounts any day during the season. Active duty and Reservists get a $40 book of ride tickets, and veterans get a $20 book of ride tickets. Available once per season


Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, California

  • Roller coasters, family rides, water rides, games and arcades and live entertainment
  • Show your ID to purchase Knott’s Berry Farm Regular admission tickets for only $48 for adults and $45 for children/seniors. You can also visit your local base to find deals



  • offers service members complimentary admission to LEGOLAND Florida Resort & Water Park. You can also save 10% on 1 and 2 day tickets with valid military ID at the gate


Michigan’s Adventure

  • Michigan’s Adventure is offering military personnel a free admission July 4. Military personnel may also purchase up to six additional tickets for immediate family members at $26 each


Morgan’s Wonderland in San Antonio, Texas

  • offers $6 off entry for military personnel and their families. You must show your military ID at the park


Mystic Aquarium

  • Veterans and active duty members who visit Mystic Aquarium July 1 through 31 will receive free general admission. Dependent family members receive a discounted admission rate of $20.99 per adult, $15.99 per youth (13-17) and $13.99 per child (3-12)



  • Overstock.com 5% Cash Back Plus Free Club O Membership for Military, Veterans, First Responders


Outback Steakhouse:

  • THE MILITARY MATES® 15% OFF DISCOUNT is open to Military Personnel and their immediate family members through July 4th, 2017


Pacific Park Located on the Santa Monica Pier

  • Rides, games, ocean front specialty food outlets and seaside shopping
  • All active duty military personnel and immediate family members accompanying them get a 15% discount


Rack Room Shoes

  • Rack Room Shoes offers a 10% military discount off entire purchase with military ID on Independence Day


Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Resort in New Braunfels, Texas

  • offers military rates through ITT/MWR offices at military installations. This discount is not available at the park so make sure you plan ahead


SeaWorld San Antonio

  • 30% off single day admission to SeaWorld San Antonio for veterans and service members, and up to 5 guests


Through the SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment program “Waves of Honor,” military members can receive one complimentary admission per year to either SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, or Sesame Place. Register online because the offer is not available at the parks.

You can also purchase tickets at Shades of Green, an Armed Forces Recreation Center (AFRC) in Orlando, Florida, which is a 15 to 30 minute drive from SeaWorld. (Shades of Green is also a great place to stay if you’re looking for affordable hotels in the area.)



Six Flags

Most military bases offer discounted admission tickets to Six Flags parks so check with your nearest MWR/ITT office. There are no military discounts available at the park ticket offices. Parks include Six Flags Great Adventure, Six Flags Great America, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Six Flags Fiesta Texas


Stone Mountain Park in Georgia

  • Members of the military and their immediate family can purchase an Adventure Pass for $23.95 plus tax


Thompson Cigar

  • SAVE 10% OFF All Orders for Military, Veterans, & First Responders!



  • Save 18% Plus Free APO/FPO/US Shipping for Orders $50 and Over for Military and Veterans



  • $30 off your first ride for Military, Veterans, First Responders


Under Armour

  • 10% off ua.com orders for active duty service members,
    veterans, and first responders



  • Valleyfair is offering free admission during their Military Days July 1 through 4 for active duty military and veterans. Discounted tickets are available for up to six immediate family members


Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida

  • offers an exclusive military vacation package. This includes 3-night hotel accommodations, 1-day park-to-park ticket with 2 days free, early park admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and access to select live entertainment venues at Universal CityWalk.

Purchase discounted tickets at your MWR/ITT office or Shades of Green



Universal Studios Hollywood

  • offers a discount off general admission tickets for active duty and retired military, DoD personnel, National Guard, Reservists and their dependents. You can pre-purchase tickets at your MWR/ITT office or you can order than on the phone



  • Military Benefits include Insurance, Travel, Car Rental, Shopping, Banking, Home Security & More


Wet’n Wild Emerald Pointe, the Carolinas’ Largest Water Park

  • offers a military discount at the main gate on any operating day. You’ll get $7 off each all day adult general admission ticket. Discounted tickets can also be purchased at most North Carolina military bases


Wild River Country, a 26-acre park in North Little Rock, Arkansas

  • thirteen attractions, party decks, three pavilions and a volley ball court
  • The water park offers military personnel $5 off one-day admission tickets


Worlds of Fun

  • Active duty, retired military, veterans and National Guard and Reserve receive complimentary admission to Worlds of Fun on July 4. Military personnel can also purchase discounted tickets for their immediate family




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  • The largest Military & Government exclusive ecommerce site offering discounts up to 50% off current season goods from 700+ top lifestyle and tactical brands


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Things to Buy in July

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4th July:

BBQ foods, Condiments & Soda – Baked Beans, BBQ Sauces, Ketchup (Stock up, they have a long shelf life and will save you money during the year if you stock up on them now) plus Soda & Potato Chips are all heavily discounted this time of year, it’s a great time to buy a few extra to save money throughout the year

Paper Plates & Paper-goods, Table cloths, disposable cutlery etc

July is National Ice cream & National Hot Dog Month, so you should be able to stock up at discount prices on these, they will keep for months if you have a deep freezer



Usually when it comes to fashion, the end of Season sales save you the most money rather than buying clothes in Season

When it comes to buying Swimwear however, July is the best time to get the best deals, with some retailers slashing up to 80% off retail prices



New furniture styles usually hit the showroom floors around August, so in July, Retailers are willing to heavily reduce last years stock (up to 50% off) to make room for their new August shipments


Video Games:

July 8 is Video Games Day, plus stores are gearing up for their Fall inventory, so they don’t mind having sales in Summer to make room for newer shipments they know will be arriving for the holidays


Broadway Tickets:

Most New Yorkers are out of town at their Beach Houses during the Summer Months, there are no new plays, but it’s a great time to score up to 50% off tickets to shows that may be winding up



Nothing says Summer like Baseball does, family packages are available that usually include tickets, some food discounts, fireworks and or souvenirs


Veteran Discounts:

Military Discounts are big this time of year with 4th of July celebrations and usually include free meals, discount or free admission to theme parks, free products and services to Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and National Guard veterans, reservists, retirees, and active duty members of the military

See our 4th July Military Discounts List:


Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale:

July 21- August 6, 2017 featuring new Fall merchandise

If you pre-register you can save even more money $10-20 free to spend and get early access to the sales


Major Appliances:

JCPenney has announced a 4th July Sale with up to 40% off major appliances which can add up to big savings if you are buying big ticket items.  On a 4 piece new kitchen appliance package, you can save nearly $1000 and you will get better savings on individual appliances like fridges, washing machines, freezers, stoves etc


Macy’s is having a 25-60% off sitewide sale on everything from clothes, shoes, beauty to luggage, kitchenware, bed & bath merchandise



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