The wife is out of town this weekend, so last night's dinner was a lazy one. I stopped at Aldi's and picked up the entire meal there.
I was going to make something with rotisserie chicken, but spotted frozen mussels ... and decided "what the heck?" Sticking with the theme "lazy" I purchased buttermilk biscuits in a tube. To round it out, Brussels Sprouts. This was the most work as I had to rinse-n-trim. Cooking was easy -- roll in olive oil with salt, pepper, & granulated garlic. Bake, cut down down, at 450 F for 25 minutes.
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The mussels were in-shell -- open the package and drop in a large saucepan. Heat over medium high heat for 7 minutes. While I was waiting on the biscuits to bake, I unshelled the mussels and put them in a bit of melted butter. The leftover, mussel-flavored butter went well on the biscuits.
Wine? This didn't quite match the entree, but I was in a mood for red. I use Vivinio, a phone app that enables me to take a picture of the label, does a match, and shows consumer reviews. This one was rated 3.9/5.0 -- IME anything 3.6 or higher is decent if there are at least 50 reviews.
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The aerator made a huge difference with this one. Unaerated, it's sort of bland. Aeration opened up the fruit. I will buy this one again.