Have you ventured out to your backyard?

Have you ventured out to your backyard?

The warmer winter weather has been staying around for a while. These higher temperatures are above the mid 30’s and even low 40’s. Have you ventured out to your backyard? If you haven’t, you may want to check on your swimming pool.  Now is the perfect time to do so! The warm sunshine and clear … Read More

Valentines

Valentines

Wednesday is Valentines Day… it’s time to plan something special for our loved ones. Remember it is the thought that counts. With that being said, if you are like many Pool World customers then you are already ahead of the game! Take a moment to plan how you can transform your home and backyard into … Read More

Pool World Referral Program

Pool World Referral Program

If you are a pool, hot tub, sauna or barbecue owner and purchased it from Pool World, did you know that we have a special referral program? You have the ability to receive a free reward for referring a family or friend to us!  This is how it works. If your friend comes in and purchases one of … Read More

Saunas

Saunas

Over the last 2000 years, the Finns have known and experienced how a sauna has the ability to improve your life. Today, our society has modern technology and medical research to explain why a sauna makes you feel so great! Every sauna soaker experiences different benefits from heat bathing. Heat bathing has a multitude of … Read More

Sauna Health

Healthy Mind, Healthy Heart. For years we have known that there are many health benefits to using a sauna such as reduced stress, relaxed muscles, increased blood flow for better healing, clean healthy skin, and a better nights sleep, but  recent research provides even more reasons to enjoy time in a sauna. That feel good, warm feeling you … Read More

Referral Program

Have you ever heard about Pool Worlds referral program? If you haven’t, you are in luck! If you are a pool, hot tub, sauna, or barbecue owner and purchased it from Pool World then you have the ability to receive a FREE reward for referring a family or friend to us! This is how the … Read More

The Magic of Water

Pool World is all about water! Water is apart of everything and this is why we have passionately believed and share the benefits of water. There are a variety of diseases and illnesses that affect people every day and water therapy has the power to improve their condition as well as their day. Improve your … Read More

January is National Soup Month!

January is National Soup Month!

It’s National Soup Month in January! So far the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene area has been hit with really cold temperatures, snow, and freezing rain! That means that a cup or bowl of hot soup will help take the chill away. Winter time is the ideal to perfect your soup-making skills. Everyone enjoys a warm bowl of soup, from thick, creamy, calorie laden soup, to water-based and healthier broth and even a vegetable chili. There is a soup out there for everyone!  Here’s a recipe that every grill master should try! Yes, you can make one mean Barbecue Chicken Soup using your grill! Your grill will be your secret ingredient; the grill will help add an abundance of flavor.

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Find time to relax…

Find time to relax…

Now that the holidays have come and gone, the planned chaos is over. Hopefully the Christmas tree is down and people are starting to feel the groove of 2018. It’s finally the time for everyone to enjoy some relaxation! Yes, we’ve all been freezing with the winter temperatures, the snow, and ice but that doesn’t … Read More

Plug N Play Hot Tub Delivery

Plug N Play Hot Tub Delivery

This beautiful hot tub has been delivered in the Post Falls area overlooking the river. FreeFlow Excursion Hot Tub is perfect for seating 5 adults in 290 gallons of warm swirling water. It features 25 jets that relieve-tension in targeted areas. It’s the perfect hot tub for entertaining family and friends. Take the time to … Read More

Doughboy Layaway Promotion!

It’s Doughboy Holiday Layaway Promotion! Doughboy’s Holiday Layaway program allows you to pick out the perfect pool that meets your family’s dreams now and save! Go to Doughboy’s website, www.DoughboyPools.com. By filling out the form and providing your email, you will receive the $500 OFF coupon via email to redeem at your nearest Pool World … Read More

Swim All Year Long

Swim All Year Long

The winter weather will be here for a while but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a dip into a pool. The Endless Pools Fitness Systems have the ability to expand your swim season to all year long! In our colder climates, majority of the installations of Endless Pools Fitness System completed in doors but … Read More

SaltRox

SaltRox

  Explore the Pink Himalayan Salt! Cooking, grilling, baking, drinking and or use it for serving. Salt Rox has created a line of shot glasses and grilling blocks made with the purest Himalayan salt. Their lines of salt shot glasses are called Salt Shotz they are ideal for your favorite beverage and they are even … Read More

Thank You!

  A big wonderful THANK YOU goes out to all of our customers and employees who were at the 26th Annual Warehouse Clearance Sale!

26th Annual Warehouse Clearance Sale

Throughout the year we run a variety of different sales and programs centered around Hot Spring, Caldera and Free Flow hot tubs and one of these happen to the be Annual Trade In Trade Up Sales Event. This sale allows Pool World to offer RENEWED hot tubs in excellent to fair condition to our customers. … Read More

26th Annual Warehouse Clearance Sale

26th Annual Warehouse Clearance Sale

It’s coming! It’s this weekend December 2nd!! 26th Annual Warehouse Clearance Sale! Pool World waits all year long for this sale! It is being held at the Valley Store that is located at 13524 E. Sprague Ave, between Shopko and Target on the South side of Sprague. The event will be going on from 9am … Read More

Last Day!

Last Day!

Last Day to take advantage on savings up to $1000 on Hot Spring and Caldera Hot Tubs!

Instant Rebate Event

Caldera and Hot Spring Spas are the leading hot tub manufacturers in Northern America! They have crafted and designed hot tubs that deliver an extraordinary experience and wellness benefits through hydrotherapy. The warm water massage is unique due to design, performance and comfort of their hot tubs. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to save … Read More

Hot Spring Hot Tub’s Instant Rebate Event!

Hot Spring Hot Tub’s Instant Rebate Event!

Hot Spring Spa’s Instant Rebate Event only happens once a year and it’s going on now! This is a limited time event that expires on September 25th. Don’t miss the opportunity to save up to $1000.00 on all Hot Spring Highlife Collection! Hot Spring Highlife Collection Every hot tub in the Highlife Collection offers premium … Read More

Calder’as Instant Rebate Event

Calder’as Instant Rebate Event

Caldera’s Instant Rebate Event only happens once a year and it’s going on now! This is a limited time event that is over on September 25th and has an opportunity to save up to $1000.00 on all Utopia Series hot tubs. All Paradise Series hot tubs are $500.00 off! Come in today and find out … Read More

Thank You!

A big wonderful THANK YOU goes out to all of our customers and employees who were apart of our CDA Grand Opening! Now, if you missed the events but don’t want to miss out on the specials… Find our Fall Newswave Newsletter and check out all of the savings on hot tub accessories, toys, grill … Read More

Trade In Trade Up Hot Tub Sale

Pool World loves this time of year! Fall is in session, leaves start to change colors and our Annual Trade In Trade Up Hot Tub Sales Event has already started!! We are excited to accept any old Hot Spring, Solana, Limelight, Tiger River, Caldera or Hot Spot hot tub, you will receive at least a … Read More

Grand Opening Free Flow Sale

  Now is the perfect time to take advantage of Pool Worlds Grand Opening Free FlowHot Tub Sale! Create your backyard vacation and experience fall and winter like you never have before! Imagine coming home from a day out in the cold, wet, and windy weather knowing that you have warm swirling water waiting for … Read More

GRAND OPENING

GRAND OPENING

Pool World’s hosting a Grand Opening at 745 W Appleway Avenue in Coeur d’Alene Pool World, has been in business since 1976 with a Store in Coeur d’Alene since April of 2004.  The Store was relocated earlier this year to a new location at 745 W Appleway Ave.  In 2016, the company purchased raw land … Read More

Increase Mobility

Increase Mobility

Arthritis Benefits If you are one of the 46 million Americans affected by arthritis, soaking in your Hot Spring spa can help ease your pain. Joint inflammation from arthritis causes swelling, pain and stiffness, often resulting in the loss of joint movement or function. Immersion in warm water produces hydrostatic pressure on the body that … Read More

A Better Night’s Sleep

A Better Night’s Sleep

According to the National Sleep Foundation, approximately 132 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders like insomnia more than one night a week. Find out how spending time in your spa before going to bed can lead to a deeper and more peaceful sleep.

Hydromassage Benefits

Hydromassage Benefits

There are three factors at work in a spa: heat, buoyancy and massage. Working together, they create a totally relaxing hydromassage experience. The heat in a hot tub raises your body temperature, increasing circulation. The buoyancy of the hot tub reduces your body weight by 90%*, relieving pressure on muscles and joints with a relaxing … Read More

When Should I Replace My Spa Cover?

When Should I Replace My Spa Cover?

Your spa cover is more than an attractive accessory. It’s also has the very important job of holding in heat when your spa is not in use, helping to reduce energy consumption and keep energy costs low. The cover also prevents excess evaporation, helping you conserve water, and it prevents debris and objects that could … Read More

Sleep Better

Sleep Better

Why do I sleep better after a soak in the hot tub? Many people struggle to wind down completely at the end of the day, in order to get a complete and restful night of sleep. In fact, in his groundbreaking book, Undoing Perpetual Stress, Dr. Richard O’Connor makes a solid case that the human … Read More

Tips for Your Next Hot Tub Date Night

Tips for Your Next Hot Tub Date Night

It’s Friday night. You promised that special someone a romantic date night but you’ve just sat in an hour of traffic and your back hurts. Getting gussied up to go out is the last thing you want to do. So skip the dinner and movie and head back to your Hot Spring hot tub for … Read More

The Art of Hot Tub Relaxation

The Art of Hot Tub Relaxation

Take Your Relaxation to a Whole New Level. Taking time to relax and destress is an important element of maintaining a balanced life. Being immersed in warm water has been proven to help you relax both physically and mentally, and even helps your body turn down the “fight or flight” response we have to stress. … Read More

Cardamom Fennel Scallops – Big Green Egg

Cardamom Fennel Scallops – Big Green Egg

INGREDIENTS 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 1/2 teaspoon black or yellow mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon cardamom seeds 1 lb large sea scallops 4 medium sized cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 dried red cayenne chilies, stems discared, coarsely chopped 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt 2 tablespoons canola oil 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk 1 tablespoon finely chopped … Read More

Smoky Meatball Subs – Traeger

Smoky Meatball Subs – Traeger

INGREDIENTS 1-1/2 lb ground beef 1 large egg 1/3 cup milk or buttermilk 2 tablespoons worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup dry seasoned bread crumbs or crushed croutons 1 tablespoon Traeger Cajun Rub 1/4 cup onion, finely minced 1 cloves garlic, finely minced 1-1/2 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground 1 jar marinara sauce 4 qty. 6 inch … Read More

BLT Salad – Weber

BLT Salad – Weber

INGREDIENTS 1/2 pound thick-sliced bacon, cut into bite-sized pieces extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons minced shallot 1-1/2 tablespoons sherry vinegar 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1-1/2 pints cherry tomatoes, stemmed 1 large crusty sandwich roll, split 1-2 medium heads butter lettuce 2-3 scallions (white … Read More

Bacon Cheeseburger Hotdogs – Big Green Egg

Bacon Cheeseburger Hotdogs – Big Green Egg

(Thank you to Big Green Egg & Justine for this recipe) INGREDIENTS 8 good-quality all-beef hot dogs 8 cobblestone bread co. Spud Dogs drizzle of ketchup drizzle of mustard chopped fresh parsley CHEESEBURGER MIXTURE INGREDIENTS 6 strips of bacon, diced 1 pound ground beef 1-14 ounce can diced tomatoes, drained 2 tablespoons ketchup 1 tablespoon … Read More

Traegered Lasagna – Traeger

Traegered Lasagna – Traeger

INGREDIENTS 9 Lasagna Noodles 1-1/4 lb Bulk Italian Sausage 3/4 lb Spicy Italian Sausage 1 medium red onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 (15 oz.) Cans Crushed Tomatoes 2 (4 oz.) Cans Tomato Paste 2/3 cup chicken stock 3 tablespoon 1/4 cup fresh parsley, minced, divided use 2 teaspoon fresh basil 3/4 teaspoon ground … Read More

Orange-Fennel Shrimp over Watercress – Weber

Orange-Fennel Shrimp over Watercress – Weber

MARINADE INGREDIENTS grated zest of 2 orange 1/2 cup fresh orange juice 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1 teaspoon ground fennel seed 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper OTHER INGREDIENTS 1-1/2 pounds large shrimp (21/30 count), peeled and deveined, tails left on 2 cups watercress leaves and tender … Read More

Stuffed Caprese Chicken Sandwich – Big Green Egg

Stuffed Caprese Chicken Sandwich – Big Green Egg

(Thank you to Big Green Egg & Becky Hardin for this recipe) INGREDIENTS 2 cups balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons honey 4 large boneless ksinless chicken breasts salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste 4 large slices of tomatoes 8 small slices of fresh whole milk mozzarella 8 large leaves of fresh basil 4 hamburger buns … Read More

Sticky Teriyaki Pork & Pineapple Skewers – Traeger

Sticky Teriyaki Pork & Pineapple Skewers – Traeger

INGREDIENTS 1 lb pork sirloin cubes, each about 1 inch by 1 inch 1/2 thick fresh pineapple, cored and cut into bite-size chunks 1 cup traeger carne asada marinade, or your favorite teriyaki marinade 6 large scallions, trimmed, pale and light green parts cut into 1 inch lengths 6 8-inch wooden skewers PREPARATION Thread a … Read More

New Fangled BLT – Weber

New Fangled BLT – Weber

INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 8 slices sturdy wheat, sourdough, or country white artisan bread 2 teaspoons white balsamic vinegar 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 8 ounces thinly sliced pancetta 2 cups loosely packed mixed baby greens 4 medium heirloom tomatoes, cut crosswise into slices 1 ball (8 ounces) burrata … Read More

Grilled Italian Meatloaf Sandwich – Big Green Egg

Grilled Italian Meatloaf Sandwich – Big Green Egg

INGREDIENTS 2 pounds of 80% lean ground beef 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup of marinara sauce 1 cup of breadcrumbs 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 3 eggs 2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 tablespoons dried parsley 2 tablespoons dried basil 2 tablespoons dried oregano 1/2 cup … Read More

Teriyaki Beef Skewers – Traeger

Teriyaki Beef Skewers – Traeger

INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup pineapple juice 1/4 cup water 1/8 cup vegetable oil 1 large garlic clove, finely chopped 2 lbs boneless top round steak, cut into 1/4-inch slices bamboo skewers, soaked in water PREPARATION Slice the beef into 1-1/2 to 2 inch wide strips. Whisk brown … Read More

Ginger Porterhouse Steaks with Roasted Sesame Salt – Weber

SALT INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper OTHER INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons peeled, grated fresh ginger 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1-1/2 teaspoons frehsly ground black peppers 2 porterhouse steaks, each about 1-1/4 pounds and 1 inch thick, trimmed of excess fat PREPARATION In … Read More

Firecracker Barbecue Pork – Big Green Egg

Firecracker Barbecue Pork – Big Green Egg

INGREDIENTS 2 pound pork loin roast, boneless 3/4 cup barbecue sauce 1/3 cup organe marmalade 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 1 teaspoon horseradish, freshly grated PREPARATION Set the EGG for indirect cooking with a plate setter for 400 degrees. Season the roast with salt and pepper and place on the EGG. Stir together the remaining … Read More

Grilled Watermelon – Traeger

Grilled Watermelon – Traeger

INGREDIENTS Watermelon Sea Salt, to taste 2 tablespoons Honey 1 Lime, juiced PREPARATION Lightly sprinkle the watermelon wedges on both sides with the salt. Stand the watermelon wedges on tehir edges on the rack over a sink or pan and let them drain for half an hour. Start the Traeger on Smoke with the lid … Read More

Veracruz Scallops with Cool Green Chile Sauce – Weber

SAUCE INGREDIENTS 3 long Anaheim chile peppers 3 scallions, root ends discared, all the rest roughly chopped 1/4 cup lightly packed fresh cilantro leaves and tender stems 1 small garlic clove 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup mayonnaise finely grated zest and juice of 1 lime 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt RUB INGREDIENTS 1 teaspoon pure … Read More

Prosciutto, Fig and Goat Cheese Pizza – Big Green Egg

Prosciutto, Fig and Goat Cheese Pizza – Big Green Egg

INGREDIENTS pizza dough 6 large slices prosciutto (roughly chopped) 1 cup fig preserves 1 shallot 1 clove garlic (chopped) 6 oz goat cheese 1 cup arugla corn meal PREPARATION Set the Egg for indirect cooking with a plate setter and a pizza and baking stone at 600 degrees. Roll or form the dough into a … Read More

Bayou Wings – Traeger

Bayou Wings – Traeger

INGREDIENTS 12 large chicken wings 6 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup worcestershire sauce 1 lemon, juiced 1/2 cup louisiana-style hot sauce PREPARATION With a knife, cut the tips off the wings and discard them or use them for stock. Cut each wing into two pieces through the joint, giving you a meaty “drumette” and a “flat”. … Read More

Filet Mignon Crostini with Balsamic Onion Jam – Weber

Filet Mignon Crostini with Balsamic Onion Jam – Weber

JAM INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 large sweet yellow onions, each about 12 ounces, thinly sliced 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar (not aged) 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1/4 cup dried currants or raisins CROSTINI INGREDIENTS 1 baguette, cut into 25 slices, each about 1/2 … Read More

Smoked Apples – Big Green Egg

Smoked Apples – Big Green Egg

INGREDIENTS 6 Firm sweet apples, such as Honey Crisps or Galas 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/4 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar 1/4 cup dried currants 1/4 cup shortbread or gingersnap crumbs 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1 teaspoon vanilla extra 4 whole cinnamon sticks 4 marshmallows, halved … Read More

Pulled Pork Enchiladas – Traeger

Pulled Pork Enchiladas – Traeger

PULL PORK ENCHILADAS INGREDIENTS 6-8 flour tortillas 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded 1 cup monterey jack cheese, shredded 3 cups pulled pork, shredded SMOKE-ROASTED RED SAUCE INGREDIENTS 1-1/2 lbs. tomatoes, on the vine 1 large white onion 1 head garlic 2 tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons cumin 1 teaspoon kosher salt hot sauce to taste … Read More

Texas Style Brisket

Texas Style Brisket

This brisket is wonderful alone or served with soft tortillas and taco toppings. Ingredients One 10 to 12 lb (4.5 to 5.5 kg) whole packer brisket (Choice or higher) Instructions Mix the rub ingredients (listed below) in a large bowl. This mix will make more than you need for one brisket; store the remainder in … Read More

Blueberry BBQ Chicken

Blueberry BBQ Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Vivian Howard. Her documentary film series, “A Chef’s Life,” has won a Peabody Award, a Daytime Emmy and was nominated for four James Beard Awards. You can read more about Vivivan on P32 of our Lifestyle Magazine. “My Blue Q Suace is inspired by typical Eastern North Carolina vinegar-based barbecue sauce. But we … Read More

Fish and Shrimp Stuffed Jalapeños

Fish and Shrimp Stuffed Jalapeños

Recipe courtesy of O’Neill Williams. Ingredients 1 pound jalapenos 4-6 oz cream cheese 1-2 pounds shrimp 1 pound bacon Seasoning Instructions Set EGG for indirect cooking (with convEGGtor) at 400°F/204°C. Cook the grouper on a Perforated Cooking Grid. Mix with cream cheese when cooked. Cut the stems off and split the jalapenos in half long … Read More

Plank Roasted Pears with Blue Cheese

Plank Roasted Pears with Blue Cheese

Recipe copyright Kared Adler and Judith Fertig and used by permission of The Harvard Common Press. Photo courtesy: 25 Essentials: Techniques for Planking. Whether you serve these over dressed greens as a salad, on their own with a bold red wine as an appetizer, or as a sweet-savory dessert with a glass of port, you’ll … Read More

Grilled Grouper with Basil Tomato Sauce

Grilled Grouper with Basil Tomato Sauce

Recipe courtesy of O’Neill Williams. Ingredients 1 Tablespoon lemon juice 1 ½ teaspoons minced fresh rosemary or ½ teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed 1 ½ teaspoons olive oil ¼ teaspoon salt dash pepper 2 fish fillets ¼ cup diced seeded tomato 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 Tablespoon chopped green onion … Read More

Grilled Cheesesteak Pizza

Grilled Cheesesteak Pizza

Recipe adapted from Laura’s Lean Beef. For more on Laura’s Lean Beef, visit laurasleanbeef.com. Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 roasted red bell pepper, sliced (use from a jar) 1⁄2 onion, sliced 1 (14.5 ounce) can Red Gold® Diced Tomatoes, drained 1⁄2 tablespoon dried oregano 5 ounces Laura’s Lean Beef Sirloin Steak, cooked and … Read More

NY Strip Steaks

NY Strip Steaks

Recipe courtesy of O’Neill Williams. Ingredients 4 NY Strip steaks, seasoned with 4 tbsp Dizzy Gourmet® Cosmic Cow Seasoning™ Instructions Set the EGG for direct cooking (without the convEGGtor) with a Cast Iron Grid at 650°F/343°C. Grill steaks to desired internal temperature. 2 ½ minutes, then flip. 2 ½ minutes, then flip. Cook additional 3 … Read More

Cedar Planked Salmon with Honey Glaze

Cedar Planked Salmon with Honey Glaze

Recipe courtesy of Robert Mondavi, Jr. – Co-Founder and President of Winemaking, Michael Mondavi Family Estate and Folio Fine Wine Partners. “Collectively our family has ten EGGs…needless to say, we all believe in the versatility of the Big Green Egg.” Ingredients 2 Cedar Grilling Planks 1 ½ cup (120 ml) Dijon mustard ¼ cup (60 … Read More

Lobster Rolls – Weber

Lobster Rolls – Weber

INGREDIENTS 3 large garlic cloves, lightly crushed 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) salted butter 4 Maine loster tailes, each about 6 ounces Kosher Salt 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup of 1/4-inch diced plum tomato 2 tablespoons minced scallion (white and light green parts only) 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice hot pepper sauce 2 teaspoons chopped fresh … Read More

Blueberry BBQ Chicken – Big Green Egg

Blueberry BBQ Chicken – Big Green Egg

(Thank you to Big Green Egg & Vivian Howard for this recipe)  OTHER INGREDIENTS 1 to 3 lbs chicken. (Ask your butcher to butterfly or spatchcock your picken by cutting the backbone and ternum out and flattening.) 2 teaspoons salt 1-1/2 teaspoons black pepper BLUEBERRY BBQ SAUCE INGREDIENTS 3 cups blueberries 2 cups apple cider … Read More

Baja-Style Fish Tacos – Traeger

Baja-Style Fish Tacos – Traeger

INGREDIENTS 1 pound firm, flaky white fish such as cod, monkfish, or halibut (skinless) 2 limes 2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup vegetable oil or olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced Traeger Cajun Rub, or your favorite Southwestern-style rub 8 white or yellow corn tortillas For serving: … Read More

Tagliata of Glank Steak with Arugula and Shaved Parmesan – Weber

Tagliata of Glank Steak with Arugula and Shaved Parmesan – Weber

Ingredients  1 flank steak, 1-1/2 to 2 pounds and about 3/4 inch thick extra-virgin olive oil kosher salt freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar 6 cups loosely packed baby arugula 1 cup loosely packed shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese PREPARATION Lightly brush the steak on both sides with oil and season … Read More

Will 20 Minutes In My Spa Really Matter?

Will 20 Minutes In My Spa Really Matter?

We truly believe it will. At Caldera Spas, we believe it because we live it, and 20-minute renewal is part of our daily lives. From personal experience, we believe that 20-minutes a day can help you release tension, relax muscles and let go of all the clutter in your head. Science seems to concur. Recently, … Read More

What Should I Do Before My Hot Tub Arrives?

What Should I Do Before My Hot Tub Arrives?

Once you’ve decided to buy a hot tub, there are quite a few jobs to complete to prepare for its arrival. Your local Caldera Spas dealer can walk you through the process in a step-by-step way and provide detailed pre-delivery instructions that will make the task feel completely manageable. Our goal here is not to answer every … Read More

What Is Hot Tub Circuit Therapy And How Does It Work?

What Is Hot Tub Circuit Therapy And How Does It Work?

A Caldera Spas Hot Tub serves many purposes, including enhancing family time and allowing you to relax both mind and body. They also have a physically therapeutic benefit. Hot tubs are often used to release muscular tension or to help in the recovery of overworked muscles. What Is Hot Tub Circuit Therapy? A Caldera Spas … Read More

How Can A Hot Tub Enhance My Fitness Routine? Part 2

How Can A Hot Tub Enhance My Fitness Routine? Part 2

This is the second post in a two part series on how a hot tub can improve your fitness routine. Read part one here. A fully integrated workout strategy should go beyond the actual workout to include important essentials such as nutrition, rest and recovery time. Can I Stretch In My Hot Tub? Dynamic stretching is … Read More

How Can A Hot Tub Enhance My Fitness Routine? Part 1

How Can A Hot Tub Enhance My Fitness Routine? Part 1

A fully integrated workout strategy should go beyond the actual workout to include important essentials such as nutrition, rest and recovery time. This is the first post in a two part series on how a hot tub can improve your fitness routine. Recovery refers to techniques and actions taken to maximize your body’s ability to … Read More

What Can I Do With My Hot Tub Water When It’s Time To Change It?

What Can I Do With My Hot Tub Water When It’s Time To Change It?

There’s a great deal of attention on water conservation and smart water use, especially in areas of the country where rain or snowfall are below normal levels. Here are some tips to using your old spa water wisely. The water in your hot tub can be recycled for use around your home, decreasing the amount … Read More

Is A Test Soak Helpful Before Buying A Hot Tub?

Is A Test Soak Helpful Before Buying A Hot Tub?

At first, it seems a little odd – you narrow down the list of hot tubs you’re interested in, then go to the dealer, slip into your swimsuit and climb into a hot tub, right there on the showroom floor. If your dealer offers a test soak, take advantage of it. It’s a great way … Read More

Invest In Your Wellness Success –20-Minutes at a Time

Invest In Your Wellness Success –20-Minutes at a Time

When life gets busy—and it always does—it’s easy to let our wellness routines become anything but routine. And while taking some time for ourselves can be a challenge, it doesn’t have to become an afterthought.  Activities like exercise, meditation and personal reflection may very well be the missing ingredient to jump-starting productivity and regaining a … Read More

To Stay Connected, Try Being Less “Connected”

To Stay Connected, Try Being Less “Connected”

When people talk about staying connected to one another these days, we tend to think first of social media. With Facebook and Twitter, we can stay connected all day, every day. In fact, you’ll learn what people are having for breakfast, where they’re “checking in” and see adorable photos of their pets drinking from the … Read More

Family Fun: Connection & Conversation in the Hot Tub

Family Fun: Connection & Conversation in the Hot Tub

In this day and age of texting, Facebook, smartphones and the Internet, it becomes harder to unplug and spend quality time with people you love. Or at least it is for me. Anyone else? Various studies (a few which are outlined in this Forbes article) describe how being constantly “plugged in” takes a toll on us physically, emotionally, … Read More

Hot Tub Benefits for Your Fitness Routine

Hot Tub Benefits for Your Fitness Routine

If you’re physically active like I am, I’m sure you’ve dealt with workout plateaus or slow recovery time due to sore, fatigued muscles. If you’re facing these issues, it’s time to ramp up your total fitness strategy. And you can start right in your Caldera hot tub. Physical benefits of hot tub use. Water is … Read More

The 10-Day Experiment. Are You In?

The 10-Day Experiment. Are You In?

We’re hot tubbers. We know that using a hot tub as part of a daily routine leads to positive results for the mind and body. We believe the best hot tub benefits come with frequent soaks and we want to “test the theory,” so to speak. So we’re looking for a few volunteers to join … Read More

The Power of Water: Top 5 Benefits of Water Immersion

The Power of Water: Top 5 Benefits of Water Immersion

For centuries people have sought the wellness benefits of immersing themselves in water. From the Roman baths to today’s Caldera hot tub our attraction to water continues to help us think and feel our best. Whether it’s to soothe aches and pains, or to calm a restless mind, the transformative effect of water is quite … Read More

Soak Yourself to Sleep: A Natural Sleep Aid

Soak Yourself to Sleep: A Natural Sleep Aid

Sometimes I have trouble falling asleep. Other times, I’ll wake up and can’t get back to sleep. It doesn’t happen all the time, but when it does, it seems to stick around for a while. Both situations are frustrating, especially when the alarm clock goes off in the morning. Evidently, I’m not alone. According to … Read More

Can My Hot Tub Improve My Sleep?

Can My Hot Tub Improve My Sleep?

Sleep is normally preceded by a drop in body temperature. If that’s true, how could a hot tub help? First, soaking in a hot tub helps you relax mentally while the water’s buoyancy helps decompress your joints. Your circulation increases while your blood pressure and heart rate decreases, helping you reach a resting state. In … Read More