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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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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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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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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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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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Safety First!

Safety First!

Happy Friday! Labor Day weekend is upon us this coming Monday, which means two things: Three day weekend! It’s the biggest day for grilling of the year. But, with all the wildfires spreading around, we want to help you to make sure you’re grilling safely and efficiently this Labor Day, so here are some tips from the National Fire Protection Association to keep you, your family, and your forest out of harms way: Check out more of our blog for…

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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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