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New Year, New You!

New Year, New You!

As the New Year begins, we start to focus on being our better selves, whether it’s getting fit, spending more time with family, avoiding technology more, or simply living with less stress. Fortunately, these resolutions all happen to have one common solution: a hot tub. Hot tubs can do so many things for you physically and mentally. The high levels of heat that you get from a hot tub can help you lower your blood pressure and help you to…

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START YOUR SUMMER WITH A SIZZLE AND A BANG

START YOUR SUMMER WITH A SIZZLE AND A BANG

The 4th of July is just around the corner and our Summer Sizzle Sale is already in full swing! From swimming pools to grills, here at Aqua Quip you can find anything and everything you need to throw the perfect Independence Day party—and it’s on sale! To skip to our delicious recipes, click here ↓ Poolside Dip Fruit Kabobs Bacon-Wrapped, Cheese-Stuffed Hot Dog WHAT DO WE DO? WE SWIM. Picture this: the clouds part to reveal clear, blue skies. The sun…

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Grilled Banana Boat S’mores

Grilled Banana Boat S’mores

This Labor Day, the Washington State burn ban has affected us all. But don’t worry! You can still cook s’mores on your gas grill! Just wrap the s’mores in foil and heat them up over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes until the marshmallows melt! And if you’re looking for s’mores with a twist, here is what we found from our friends over at Allrecipes: Ingredients: Bananas Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips Mini Marshmallows Graham Cracker Crumbs (we added this!) Directions: 1….

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A Feast for Father’s Day

A Feast for Father’s Day

For Father’s Day my dad wanted 1 thing…ribs! How can you say no when you have one of the best rib grilling machines out there. We love having our Big Green Egg at our cabin! To see what we ate for dessert check our Banana Boat S’mores! We bought pork ribs at Costco (the best!) and rubbed them down with Butt Rub (Butt Rub is our company’s favorite BBQ rub, we use it on everything). We let them sit for…

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Circulation Every day, bacteria and other contaminants can find their way into your spa water. Care should be taken to enhance circulation – this will help prevent these contaminants from becoming problems. As the water circulates it: passes through the filter and the suspended particles are trapped thoroughly distributes chemicals there to that kill bacteria, eliminate undesirable compounds, and help prevent problems. 1. Run your spa’s circulation system every day. Check your spa owner’s manual to determine how long your…

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Best Barbecuing Practices

Best Barbecuing Practices

Barbecuing Barbecue Tips and Tricks To avoid losing juices during turning, always flip your meat or vegetables using tongs or a spatula, rather than a fork. Try to limit the flips. Ideally, you should flip each item once during the grilling process. Whatever you do, don’t press down on burgers or chicken (or anything) with a spatula while they’re grilling! This squeezes out the juices and once they’re gone … they’re gone! If you’re bored and need something to do…

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Dave’s Killer Big Green Egg Ribs

Dave’s Killer Big Green Egg Ribs

Today our Redmond store manager and in house Grill Master, David German, served a feast for his customers and staff. Our Redmond store is currently in the process of having one of their showrooms renovated, so David took this opportunity to grill up a feast for our hungry employees! At about 10:30 this morning David started 3 full racks of baby back ribs on the Big Green Egg. he applied his favorite rub and will continue to mist the ribs…

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Too Tight Before Your Tee-Time?

Too Tight Before Your Tee-Time?

Too Tight Before Your Tee-Time? Loosen up in the hot tub! Hot tubs and golf fit together naturally, especially if you’d like to enhanced your golf game and feel better while playing. Before your round: Before you hit the driving range or the first tee, schedule a session in the hot tub. The invigorating massage will warm your body up for your first swing. Starting your round with loose muscles Oil has more colognes lafornace.com “click here” all a the…

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Hot Buttered Soft Pretzels from Big Green Egg

Hot Buttered Soft Pretzels from Big Green Egg

Hot Buttered Soft Pretzels Photo and recipe courtesy of King Arthur Flour / kingarthurflour.com Ingredients Dough 2 1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 2 1/4 teaspoons instant yeast 7/8 to 1 cup warm water* *Use the greater amount in the winter, the lesser amount in the summer, and somewhere in between in the spring and fall. Your goal is a You This used generic elimite cream in no I front wax albionestates.com buy…

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It’s National Hot Dog Day!

It’s National Hot Dog Day!

On a hot summer day relaxing by the pool there is nothing better than a perfectly grilled hot dog. Today, you are in luck; it is National Hot Dog day! Everyone has their own preference on what tops the hot dog. Some like ketchup only while others like mustard only. Then there are the relish eaters and sauerkraut eaters and even the Seattle Style eaters. In a recent poll around our office we asked “What is your Favorite Hot Dog…

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