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Cherries & Beets Belong Together—Especially on Ricotta Toast

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 Cooking  No comments

Restraint is not my strong suit on the weekends. I go to the farmers market with a list… and then impulse buy the prettiest fruit, the most fragrant herbs, maybe a jar of marinated beets or pickled radishes because those free samples are irresistible bait. I get home and dream about all of the things I want to make: big, beautiful grilled salads, summery sheet pan dinners, gorgeous fruit pies and cobblers, pesto and other herby sauces to freeze now and use later.

Then, life happens. Between work and the kids’ activities, there’s not nearly enough time during the week to make a fraction of the things I’ve planned. Suddenly, it’s Tuesday night and that sheet pan dinner I had in mind takes 40 minutes, but we’re tired and hungry and need dinner ASAP.

Enter…toast for dinner...

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