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CHERRY GALETTES WITH ALMOND SOUR CREAM CRUST

Another month has passed and it’s time for Mystery Dish!  This month’s host was Sarah at The Pajama Chef.  She put together an great list of items including:  coffee, sour cream, farro, almonds, cherries, watermelon, cantaloupe, jicama, cucumber, tomatoes, flavored oils, herbs, cornmeal and hot peppers.  Since cherries are one of the few fruits I love, and they are only in season for approximately 12 seconds each year, I knew they had to be in my recipe.  Visions of pastry danced in my head.
When served up a fruit pie, I tend to eat all the crust and leave the fruit on my plate.  I can truly embrace a “pie” with a higher crust to filling ratio.  How I love the galette (French),  also sometimes known as a crostata (Italian).  Regardless of the origins, who doesn’t love more buttery flaky crust?
We had to use at least 3 ingredients in our mystery dish, so I decided to add some almonds and sour cream into my pie crust.   Sour cream made a really rich tender pastry, it reminded me a lot of …