Substitute fresh Rainiers in recipes that call for dried cherries. Spinach salad gets a whole new life that way.
Cook bacon in a large frying pan over medium heat, stirring often, until crisp, about 10 minutes. Drain on paper towels and reserve bacon grease.
Put spinach, cherries, vinegar, oil, salt, and 2 tbsp. reserved bacon fat in a serving bowl; toss to coat. Sprinkle with bacon pieces and top with cheese.
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