Backyard Fun

How to Choose a Hot Tub that’s Right for You

Using a hot tub can be relaxing, enjoyable and can provide health and wellness benefits. But making the decision to actually buy one can be difficult. Hot tubs can represent a significant financial investment, and with so many different brands and models out there, it can be hard to know which to choose. On top … Read More

Aqua Cycling: The Aquatic Workout You Need to Try

For a fresh, innovative workout, aqua cycling can take you to the next level. With basic exercise equipment, it’s possible to get a good workout at home. Lifting weights, treadmill running, and stationary cycling are all traditional options – but how long before they’re collecting dust in the corner? What if I told you by … Read More

6 Benefits Of Using A Hot Tub

We all know one of the benefits of hot tubs is the warm, steamy water, and massaging jets they offer to help you relax. There are also other benefits of using a hot tub you may not have realized. Your mind, body, and soul will thank you once you implement using a hot tub into … Read More

Do Hot Tubs cause Skin Rashes?

No. Hot tubs don’t cause skin rashes. Bacteria does. If bacteria is growing in the water, that means the hot tub hasn’t been sanitized properly. WHAT IS HOT TUB RASH? According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “hot tub rash” is an infection caused by the bacteria called Pseudomonas aeruginosa, most … Read More

Snake River Farms Steakhouse-Style Cowboy Steaks

Ingredients 2 American Wagyu Gold Grade Cowboy Steaks Kosher salt and ground pepper to taste 2-3 tbsp butter 3 rosemary sprigs 3 thyme sprigs 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp olive oil Thanks to Snake River Farms for the steaks that inspired this recipe. Instructions Equipment convEGGtor Cast Iron Skillet Method Set the EGG for … Read More

Cedar-Planked Trout

Ingredients 2 whole trout, cleaned 2 lemons, sliced 8 thyme springs Big Green Egg Sweet & Smoky Seasoning Olive oil Instructions Equipment Big Green Egg Cedar Planks Method One hour before the cook soak the planks in water. ­ Set the EGG for indirect cooking with a convEGGtor at 400°F/204°C. Rub the fish with olive … Read More

Dump Cake

Ingredients 1 box of complete cake mix, chocolate or yellow 2 cans of your favorite pie filling – some of our favorites are: Apple, Peach, Cherry, Cherry/Pineapple, and Blueberry 1 stick of salted butter The easiest cake you’ll ever make, but also maybe the tastiest. Instructions Set the EGG for indirect cooking with the convEGGtor … Read More

Caribbean Chicken Thigh Kebabs

Ingredients 1 lb. boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces ⅓ cup orange juice 1 tsp minced cilantro 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 small sweet white onion, cut into ½ inch pieces 4-6 whole mini orange and red mini peppers ½ pineapple – save a few whole rings to grill 1 fresh lime, cut into … Read More

Camping with the Big Green Egg

Camping is the ultimate family-bonding experience, and adventurous kids of all ages love sleeping under the stars. Whether you are tent camping, traveling a bit more luxuriously in an RV, spending a few days in a rustic cabin, or even camping in your own backyard, we are here to help with some easy meal ideas. … Read More

Beer Braised Brats, Onions and Peppers

Ingredients 4-6 bratwurst 1 onion, sliced 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 orange bell pepper, sliced 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced 1 tbsp olive oil 1 12-oz. can of lager beer Salt and pepper Instructions Set the EGG for direct cooking without a convEGGtor at 400°F/204°C. Grill the bratwurst for about 10 minutes or until … Read More