Mussels with leeks and cider THREE GOOD THINGS Mussels Leeks Pear Cider Other things you will need: Ingredients: Olive oil, thyme, salt, pepper, apple cider/rice vinegar, bagueHe Accoutrement: Bowls Strainer SloHed spoon Whisk Rinse well under cool, running water. Clean the Mussels Remove any open or cracked shells, as well as the beards(liHle threads that anchor the mussel to rocks); yank them o. Clean and cut up the leek Cut o any tough green bits(this one came preHy well trimmed), and cut in half length- wise. Rinse thoroughly, leeks can be muddy. Slice. NICE! IN A HOT POT combine leeks, a handful of salt , a handful of pepper, and the pear cider. Cook the leeks in the cider unVl tender (6-8 minutes). Remove the leeks using a sloHed spoon. Place leeks in a bowl to the side. ADD THE MUSSELS! Steam mussels in boiling cider for about 2 minutes Drain the mussels, collecVng liquor in a bowl. Place mussels elsewhere Back in the pot? Put them back in the pot. Add a liHle olive oil, thyme, and vinegar to the liquor Now, whisk. Grab a bowl. Pour sauce over mussels, top with the leeks Rip o a piece of bagueHe; you are an incredible cook. Gloat inwardly.