French in a Flash: Creamy Saffron Mussel and Spinach Pasta Recipe

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Ingredients (13)

  • 2 pounds mussels
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 pound casarecce pasta (fusilli is a good substitute)
  • 4 ounces baby spinach, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 very large shallots, sliced (or 3 small shallots, about 1/4 cup total)
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • Freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken stock, preferably organic
  • 3/4 teaspoon saffron
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream

Directions

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French 75

The epitome of elegance in a cocktail glass - Franc├ęs 75. An effervescent delight blends the botanicals of gin with lemon, balanced beautifully by a dash of sugar syrup and a generous topping of champagne, adding a sparkling sophistication.

Ingredients (6)

  • 1 oz. Tanqueray No. TEN Gin
  • 0.75 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 0.5 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 2 oz. Brut Champagne
  • Lemon Twist Garnish
  • <i>*Approximate serving size is 1.4 servings. Please enjoy responsibly. </i>

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