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Plan & Prep for the Most Memorable Mother’s Day!

Plan & Prep for the Most Memorable Mother’s Day!

Now that you’ve found the perfect gift for mom, start prepping & planning for a stress-free Mother’s Day. Because for everything they do, every mom needs a break.  Let this day be a time to celebrate all the strong women in your life-mom, grandmother, sisters, aunts, friends, and any woman who has influenced your life in the most positive way. Make her feel truly loved & appreciated-beyond the daily reminder. Today: Begin by planning. What does mom love doing the…

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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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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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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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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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Grilled Moroccan Lamb Pops with Spicy Tzatziki Sauce

Grilled Moroccan Lamb Pops with Spicy Tzatziki Sauce

Grilled Moroccan Lamb Pops with Spicy Tzatziki Sauce Recipe from our friends at Big Green Egg. View recipe here. These zesty lamb pops will be a big hit! But since they are small, you’ll want to double or triple the recipe for a larger crowd. They require no utensils; just pick them up, dip them in the yogurt sauce, and enjoy! Recipe PDF version here: Ingredients: Marinade 1 teaspoon minced garlic 2 teaspoons lemon zest 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon…

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Smoked Turkey Brine and Rub

Smoked Turkey Brine and Rub

This weekend our stores participated in the first annual Turkey Challenge. Each store purchased a turkey or two and grilled them to perfection to see which of our grills produced the best tasting turkey! Stores used a combination of Green Mountain Pellet Smokers, Big Green Eggs and Weber Gas Grills. The pictures and stories are amazing and each turkey will make your mouth water! Today we are going spotlight our Grill Master David German’s turkey brine and rub! David started…

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