If you want to break out of the mold a bit, try some of these recipes!
• Linguine with Mussels and Dandelion Greens from the Kitchn
• Portuguese-Style Mussels from Oprah Magazine
• Mussels with Basil Cream from Epicurious
• Coconut Curry Mussels from Food and Wine
• Alentejo Pork with Chorizo and Mussels from Every Day With Rachael Ray
• Smoked Chile Mussels from Chow.com
• Thai Mussels with Lemongrass, Basil, and Kafir Lime from Miss Chievous
What's your favorite riff on basic steamed mussels?
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