Individual Chicken Potpies

  These buttery, golden- crusted chicken potpies have undeniable eye appeal and they make delectable comfort - food dinner for winter nights.  You will have leftover puff pastry, which you can freeze and use later to make appetizers and fruit tarts.  Or, feel free to double this recipe to make and freeze more potpies. 1 …

White Beans with Cumin, Oregano, and Garlic

Preparation time:  5 mins Cooking time:  15 to 20 mins Serves:  4 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2  white or yellow onion, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 garlic clove, finely minced or pressed through a garlic press 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 cup dry white wine 1 1/2 cups cooked navy beans 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh oregano or 2 …

Crispy Potato Cake

Preparation time:  10 mins   Cooking time:  20 mins Serves:  4 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 large russet potatoes, peeled and grated 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley Steps: Heat the oil and butter over medium heat in a nonstick 10-inch skillet.  Once the …