These easy-to-make French-style, open-face sandwiches are a satisfying way to enjoy summer produce at peak of freshness.
- 2 slices artisan bread, toasted
- Ricotta cheese
- Plum or slicer tomatoes, thin sliced
- Fresh opal basil leaves, chopped fine
- Balsamic vinegar
- Fresh cherries, pitted and halved
- Local honey
- Salt and pepper to taste
Layer 1 slice of toast with ricotta, sliced tomatoes, basil, a drizzle of balsamic. Layer the other with ricotta, then top with cherries, basil, and a drizzle of honey.