3 pounds ripe peaches (cut into 1/2-inch thick slices)
3/4 cup (4 ounces) dried Bing cherries
1 1/2 teaspoons pure almond extract
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup (packed) brown sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
1/3 cup (packed) brown sugar
1/3 cup granulated sugar
  pinch salt
1/2 cup sliced almonds (optional)
1/2 cup (1 sick) cold, unsalted butter (cut into 8 pieces)
  vanilla ice cream (optional)