Slice onion into large strips
Add two cloves of garlic, minced
Saute in olive oil
Add cup of Bellwether Liberty Spy cider
Pinch of red pepper flakes
Shake the pan (a deep pot, optimally)
Put in two pounds of mussels
Check after five minutes.
Salt and pepper to taste.
Serve on boiled potatoes.
Drink remainder of the bottle of cider.
Happy birthday, Stacey!