Food Pic: Hot day at the grill

An intensely hot day but it was worth it to get these ribs grilled.

Recipe: A Simple Cataplana

This is a recipe for a simple cataplana that I cooked recently. It’s a traditional Portuguese dish and, while commonly made with clams, I like to use it as a “catch of the day” recipe since it works well with just about any shellfish I’ve used. Traditionally, it is made in a copper clam-shell pot called a cataplana – where the dish inherited it’s name – but if you don’t own one then you could substitute a pot with a weighted non-vented lid.

Recipe: Backpacking Paella

This is a recipe for a backpacking-friendly paella. Well, to be honest as someone who cooks paella frequently, it’s really more paella-inspired. In any case, check it out and let me know in the comments if you actually give it a try!

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