Pan-Fried Beans, Hearty Minestrone & Downton Abbey Cake

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Easing back in to the kitchen after the whirlwind of the holidays? We have a few handpicked recipes to nourish you and brighten up these dark winter days, from a heart chicken minestrone to a skillet of pan-fried beans with Swiss chard. There’s an Edwardian cake recipe to munch while you watch Downton Abbey season 2, and a deliciously creamy avocado and lime mousse for light, refreshing snacking.

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