Stone Fruits like Nectarines & Cherries with Honey-Drizzled Soft Cheeses and Toasted Almonds A light cheese-and-fruit course is a lovely way to start or end a meal. Look for fresh ricotta in Italian and specialty markets. This recipe calls for almond oil.
Sweet-and-Smoky Brittle The peanuts in this recipe can be replaced with an equal quantity of almonds, cashews, or just about any other nut you have on hand. PREP: 10 MINS TOTAL TIME: 40 MINS YIELD:Makes 5 cups
Cotija and Corn Tacos with Lime and Mango -- The corn salad that fills these tacos makes a great side dish as well. If you are averse to raw corn, you can always blanch the kernels in boiling water for one minute before proceeding with the recipe.