We Make You Look Good: Mussels Vinaigrette, Spanish-Style Tapas, Party Snacks

23 Dec

Note to Readers: Making these tonight so they are ready for Christmas Eve tapas night with the folks!

Hot, Cheap & Easy

Some things are worth repeating.

Full disclosure: I have posted a close relative of this recipe before. That was a long time ago, the early days of this blog, and  this is slightly tweaked, plus the photos are new (since I made it again for a visit from my sister-in-law and niece).

They are still the best damn mussels I have ever had and you should know about them, because they are also extremely easy to prepare and can be made the night before any big affair. (Washing out the shells takes a bit of time, but it is satisfying and mindless work that can be done while sipping a glass of something and chatting companionably with whomever is around).

Served cold and slurped right from the shell, they are a stupendous appetizer in looks and flavor. Want to impress? These are your bad boys.

(serves 4-6 as an appetizer…

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4 Responses to “We Make You Look Good: Mussels Vinaigrette, Spanish-Style Tapas, Party Snacks”

  1. Ayesha (Miss Spicy Hat n' Sugar Socks) December 24, 2013 at 10:28 am #

    This looks absolutely scrummy! 🙂

  2. Mad Dog December 23, 2013 at 2:21 pm #

    They certainly look delicious 🙂

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