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YOU CAN GRILL WHAT?!
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We never cease to marvel at the diversity of Planet Barbecue–in particular, the remarkable things people cook on the grill. (I was about to say “strange,” but one man’s “strange”–eggs, seaweed, chicken feet, and lamb spleen, just to name a few–is another man’s weeknight dinner.
Pictured are a few unusual (to us) things we found on a research trip to the Philippines. The names of the dishes are pure poetry!
From left to right: “Adidas” (chicken feet); “Helmets” (chicken heads); non-identifiable; non-identifiable; “IUDs” (chicken intestines); and “Beta Max” (grilled chicken blood).

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Here’s a close-up of “Beta Max”–the rectangles of coagulated chickens’ blood resemble the retro Beta Max tapes we used to watch movies on.
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Grilled cuttlefish stuffed with lemon and chiles. The recipe is on page 516 of Planet Barbecue.
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A Filipino grill mistress. Who says barbecue is just a “guy thing”?

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