Go ahead invite some folks over for football; it’s ok, you’ll be fine. Here is an easy way to keep your guests’ beer-a-tite going strong and feed them at the same time. Watching football is as much about the food as it is the drink; but you don’t want to fill up on heavy snacks that will ruin your thirst for some cold ones. Here is a way to have your drink and eat it too. Steamed mussels are the answer and a little goes a long way. Steaming mussels is the perfect way to show off your skill with pot and pan. Nothing is simpler to cook than mussels, and once you try this recipe for this recipe you are sure to create many versions of your own. You will need a large pot with a lid, a few bowls for empty shells and lots of crusty bread for sopping. Make sure to have all your ingredients ready to go; once you get started it goes really fast. Start with a hot pot, something to stir with and lots of napkins.For entertaining try a live mussel bar with lots of different herbs, veggies, wines, beer, liquors and cured meats to create lots of options. Move over Mr. Hot Wing, Mr. Mussel is taking your place well at least this weekend anyway!