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Next Wave Mussels

We are about to take teleworking to a whole new level, getting ready to pack up and spend the next two months at one of our favorite hidden spots on earth. Over 60 days of toes in the sand on a secluded beach, sunrise and sunset walks to the light house searching for shark teeth, warm night time swimming in the Chesapeake Bay, and beach side breakfasts and BBQ's. Just to be clear, while this may sound like the Lifestyle of the Rich and Famous (we do have an old guy with a charming Mainah accent) we are able to swing this on an educator and mental health therapist's budget thanks to our dear family friends with a beach house.

The only thing I love more than being in the kitchen is being on the beach, so quick and easy meals are essential. One of our favorite quick and easy bayside meals is Mussels over Linguine in a Garlic Butter Sauce. Thanks to Next Wave Seafood, we can whip up this meal in less than 15 minutes and under $10.

Next Wave Mussels in a Garlic Butter Sauce over Linguine

No recipe needed for this one. Just a run to your local grocery store (we can find Next Wave Seafood at Giant and Lidl) to grab a couple of boxes of mussels, linguine, and a fresh baguette to dip in the warm garlic butter sauce. 

Here's one of our epic after dinner pics from last summer. Can't get there soon enough!















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