Someone donated a pig to the plastering crew at my husband’s shop, with all the bits included. They, being working men with an average age of 24 and the corresponding ginormous appetites, decided that this meant they should make a monster load of feijoada. To their credit, it was pretty damn tasty. The endeavor also involved using the largest pressure cooker I’ve ever seen in my life.
Brazilians use pressure cookers for regularly. To stew meat. To cook a batch of beans to eat for the next few days. Pressure cookers, I’m used to. But this monster was BIG. I’ve never seen anything like it. It took up the whole stove!
SO big, that I felt it deserved documenting. Behold:
They also managed to polish off the entire pot of feijoada in one day. Bow in awe.
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