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Try making one of these super simple ricotta recipes tonight.
Stir fresh raspberries or blueberries, crunchy granola, and maple syrup into fresh ricotta for a delicious breakfast treat.
Make a salad of cubed cantaloupe, fresh mint, olive oil, flaky sea salt, and firm ricotta.
3. Stone Fruit
Sprinkle nectarine or plum slices with brown sugar and grill until soft and juicy. Serve with a dollop of soft ricotta.
Dice and sauté with lemon zest, salt, and olive oil, then toss with freshly cooked pasta and crumbly ricotta.
2. Bell Pepper
Stir fresh pesto into soft ricotta and serve as a dip with thin strips of red and yellow peppers.
Caramelize thinly sliced onions with olive oil, thyme, and salt over low heat. Use the caramelized onions on thin slices of toasted country bread topped with ricotta.
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My after-school snack was a sacred ritual. I sat on the carpet in my parents' bedroom at a low table, the television turned to "I Dream of Jeannie," and ate a peanut butter and honey sandwich cut into neat squares. I wasn't fussy about crusts. I just loved the sticky pairing of creamy peanut butter with syrupy golden sweetness drizzled from a honey bear in diagonals across the soft white bread. Nothing else--save for maybe apples and peanut butter in a pinch--could have made for as sweet an