Efficiency Vermont Award

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Soaking in Hot Water Has Benefits Similar To Exercise

Soaking in Hot Water Has Benefits Similar To Exercise

The benefits that come with regular hot water therapy are incredible. Your stress melts away, your body relaxes, and you drift off into the peaceful world of relaxation and wellness. But did you know that soaking in hot water can actually provide similar benefits that exercise gives you? A study at Loughborough University recruited 14 … Read More

Big Green Egg Recipes

Philly Cheesesteak Smothered Burgers Recipe courtesy of Cabot Cheese and Lodge Cast Iron Ingredients 1 pound ground beef, preferably 85% lean 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt ½ teaspoon ground pepper 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil ½ medium onion, sliced ½ sweet bell pepper, sliced ½ sweet bell pepper, sliced 4 ounces Extra Sharp cheddar, cut … 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

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