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Summer is for Grilling | Savor Summer With These Flavor BBQ Recipes!

Summer is for Grilling | Savor Summer With These Flavor BBQ Recipes!

Hello, August! Can you believe that the summer season is more than halfway over? We sure can’t! It is our busiest season at Aqua Quip, but we love to slow down & savor these longer days of summer with our friends and family around our barbecue. We celebrate the season by embracing the season’s freshest catches & produce the Northwest has to offer, and these incredible recipes from our vendor partners epitomize summer at its finest!  From savory grilled shrimp,…

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Spice Up Your Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Menu!

Spice Up Your Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Menu!

Happy (almost) Cinco de Mayo! Looking for recipes to spice up your next Cinco de Mayo party? Check out some of our favorite recipes that will inspire you to fire up your grill for the most epic fiesta yet! Chorizo & Cheese Stuffed Jalapenos-Recipe from Saber Cheesy Nachos with Steak & Black Beans: Recipe from Weber Pellet Grilled Shrimp Chipotle: Recipe from Green Mountain Grills Serve with tortillas & top with your favorite salsa & guacamole for the best shrimp…

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Sage Sanchez is Cooking Up Slabs & Slices of Heaven at Our Covington Location-This Saturday (4/7) Only!

Sage Sanchez is Cooking Up Slabs & Slices of Heaven at Our Covington Location-This Saturday (4/7) Only!

We are so excited to announce that on Saturday, April 7th, 2018; we will be hosting a FREE cooking event featuring BBQ Master & two-time winner of the 2017 Seattle EGGtoberfest, Sage Sanchez at our Covington Aqua Quip store!  The event starts at 11 am, and will end at 5 pm. Why are we so excited? This incredible meet, greet, & eat event originated in Atlanta over 20-years ago; and 2017 was the first time Seattle was chosen to host EGGtoberfest. So…

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5 Ways Barbecuing Keeps You Healthy

5 Ways Barbecuing Keeps You Healthy

You probably didn’t know this, but barbecuing is actually pretty good for you; burgers, hot dogs, kebabs—really anything cooked on the grill is surprisingly healthy. That delectable cheesy goodness on a juicy hamburger? Healthy! Those charred grill marks on your baseball-style frankfurter? Really healthy. The perfect sear on that one flank steak you grilled up last weekend? Couldn’t be better for you. Oh, by the way, we aren’t talking about calories. The kind of health that a barbecue provides isn’t always…

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9 Pro-Tips for Grilling your Best Burger

9 Pro-Tips for Grilling your Best Burger

Of all the things to cook up on a grill, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Burgers. And why not? Burgers are delicious. Especially if they are made the right way. So, your friends here at Aqua Quip did some digging to figure out the best tips for grilling the perfect burger. No need to thank us. 1. Don’t buy pre-formed wannabe burger patties You want to be in total control of the outcome of your burger, right? You can’t leave anything…

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Recipe of the Week: Smoky Pork Chile Verde

Recipe of the Week: Smoky Pork Chile Verde

Enjoying the (sometimes) sunshine? We are too! The cherry blossoms are blooming, the leaves are returning to our favorite trees, and the weather is getting especially more perfect to break out the barbeque and get, well, barbequein’! Our friends at Weber post a new recipe every week and today we’d like to pass it along because it. looks. delicious. Smoky Pork Chile Verde Ingredients (For the Rub) 1 tbs kosher salt 2 tsp pure chile powder 2 tsp dried oregano…

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Everyone’s Favorite Holiday Breakfast Treat!

Everyone’s Favorite Holiday Breakfast Treat!

It isn’t the holidays without homemade cinnamon rolls! Here is this week’s Recipe of the Week from Weber Grills featuring Iced Cinnamon Rolls – ON THE GRILL! INGREDIENTS DOUGH 1¼ cups warm whole milk (100° to 110°F), divided ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar, divided 1 packet (¼ ounce) active dry yeast 1 teaspoon kosher salt 3 large eggs, at room temperature 6 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, divided, plus more for dusting ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened…

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Why Did the Turkey Cross the Road?

Why Did the Turkey Cross the Road?

To gobble up the left overs! There is an infinite amount of ways to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving. But what is the best way? Lucky for you, we’ve got your Thanksgiving turkey covered. (In gravy of course.) So here are some great tips and tricks for your best Thanksgiving turkey–courtesy of our friends at Weber. Ingredients: 1 14-pound turkey, fresh or thawed ½ cup unsalted butter 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped 1 orange with zest, quartered olive…

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Back to (Old) School

Back to (Old) School

Parents! It’s that time again! September is just around the corner, and you know what that means: Back to school (AKA spending all sorts of money on new crayons and markers that your kids insist they “need”–trust me. Been there, done that). But instead of stressing about back-to-school errands, just remember there are still a few days left before school starts, and you still have time for one last hurrah! Now’s your chance to throw one last pool party for you…

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Friday, Football, and Food, OH MY!

Friday, Football, and Food, OH MY!

It’s Tailgating Time It’s mid August, the kids are heading back to school soon, and the summer is just as boiling hot as ever, but we’ve all had one thing on our minds: Why didn’t they run the ball? 🙁 But now, the football season has returned (Superbowl round four?), and while we’re all jumping for joy, we remember that this time of the year is also peak grilling season, so we start jumping even higher. As this Friday rolls around, get your grills…

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