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Pie of the Week: Ricotta Cheesecake Pie

Cheesecake can be lightened two ways: by changing the crust from leaden grahams and butter to a classic, flaky pie shell, and by swapping some of the cream cheese for ricotta. These modifications, combined with the fact that a pie is not so dramatically big and tall, create a lovely, tangy, fluffy wedge upon which to drip and drizzle any fruit compote or coulis that you desire. More

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