Celebrating Moms On Fox 5 DC

Home Chef Brian Reeve and Chef “Tee” Terrell Danley on Good Day DC with special guest, Chef Tee’s wife, Portia. SNP Chefs celebrated moms by making their wives favorite dishes (Mussels & Linguine and Shrimp & Grits. (Programming note – Brian’s wife wasn’t there because she was tending to her sick mom.

Brian’s Mussels and Linguine

Serves 4 to 6Mussels and Linguine
Prep time: 10 minutes; cooking time: 10-to15 minutes

  • 15-to-20 mussels
  • 1 pkg. (12 to 16 oz.) linguine
  • 4 Tbsps. butter
  • ½ medium onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups white wine
  • 1 cup tomatoes, chopped
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 2 Tbsps. basil, chopped (plus extra for garnish)
  • 2 Tbsps. parsley, chopped (plus extra for garnish)


  1. Rinse and debeard mussels; set aside.
  2. Cook linguine al dente according to package directions; set aside.
  3. In large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat.
  4. Add onions, garlic; Salt & Pepper to taste; cook until onions are soft, translucent.
  5. Add basil, parsley, wine; bring to boil.
  6. Add mussels; cover; cook 5-to-10 minutes or until shells open (discard mussels that don’t open.)
  7. Add linguine to skillet; carefully toss ingredients together.
  8. Serve in large bowl; garnish w/chopped basil and parsley