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Prep Your Indoor & Outdoor Living Space for Your Most Memorable Spring Yet!

Prep Your Indoor & Outdoor Living Space for Your Most Memorable Spring Yet!

We’ve had an incredibly long winter here in the Pacific Northwest, but with a few recent sunny days it reminds us that we live in a beautiful state! It also reminds us, that we need to prep our indoor & outdoor living space for the most memorable spring yet! With all the excitement surrounding sharing meals with family & friends outdoors or the kids playing “Marco Polo” in the pool, or loved ones relaxing in a hot tub – some…

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Hot Tub vs. Jacuzzi: Knowing the Difference

Hot Tub vs. Jacuzzi: Knowing the Difference

Chances are, you or someone you know has mistaken a hot tub for a Jacuzzi without even realizing it. When asked the difference, many people would probably say that Jacuzzis are just fancier hot tubs. But what makes them so special? A lot of the time, it’s because Jacuzzis come with massage jets, colorful lights, waterfalls, and speakers, whereas hot tubs don’t always come equipped with so many fun features; however, it is still possible for a plain ole hot…

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How To: 8 Easy BBQ Grill Cleaning Tips

How To: 8 Easy BBQ Grill Cleaning Tips

The summer might be winding down, but with football season starting, there is still plenty of grilling left to do! Here are a few tips to make grill cleaning easy, keeping your BBQ in the best condition so it will last you and your family a long time. Regular Maintenance 1. Brush the grill grates When you’re finished cooking, take your grill brush and scrub off any excess food from the gas or charcoal grill grates while the grill is still hot….

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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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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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National Cheeseburger Day!!

National Cheeseburger Day!!

In honor of National Cheeseburger Day we wanted to share one of our favorite Cheeseburger recipes from Weber Grills with you! If you are not a fan of Mesquite or Chipotle Salsa, don’t worry, there are TONS of amazing Cheeseburger recipes on Weber’s Recipe Website. Weber Grill’s Mesquite-Grilled Cheeseburgers with Warm Chipotle Salsa INGREDIENTS 1½ pounds ground chuck (80% lean) 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1½ teaspoons freshly ground black pepper Kosher salt 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 small…

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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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Weber’s Beer-Marinated Chicken Tacos

Weber’s Beer-Marinated Chicken Tacos

Happy Cinco de Mayo! In honor of today’s holiday we wanted to share our favorite Weber Grills recipe. This is an oldie but goodie. These Beer-Marinated Chicken Tacos will become a family favorite for fiestas large and small! INGREDIENTS MARINADE 1 cup dark Mexican beer 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ¼ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, each…

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