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Looking for a way to bring a laid-back, beachy vibe to your next cookout? Why not host a clambake? No need to dig a pit or gather seaweed — you can get great results in your backyard on your gas or charcoal grill using a few roasting pans.
Then invite your friends and family, pour a few drinks, and start cooking! Need a recipe? Click here to learn how to cook a backyard clambake on your grill.
Get a Large Roasting Pan — Or Two
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Prepare Your Grill
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You’ll need two different cooking zones on your grill if you’re planning a clambake — direct heat and indirect heat. If you have a charcoal grill, simply pile all the coals on one side of the grill. If you have a gas grill, leave one burner unlit to create an indirect zone.
Kristie Collado is The Daily Meal’s Cook Editor. Follow her on Twitter @KColladoCook.