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Apple Galette

So here’s my take on an Apple Galette. This traditional french pastry is basically an open-faced apple pie. Normally they are much prettier than mine but here’s my easy go to recipe that’s super yummy. Oh and I kind of made it up so the measurements aren’t exact. Ingredients: 1 Trader Joes frozen dough (much … Continue reading »

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

I saw this recipe on Facebook and decided to try it out. To my surprise…..they were amazing. Everyone who has tried out these cookies have loved them even my salty husband. I did alter the recipe a bit. Ingredients: 1 medium previously frozen very ripe banana (calls for a fresh banana) 1 cup of almond … Continue reading »

La Folie

  La Folie isn’t your average restaurant.  It is an experience.  This is fine dining defined.  It is not for the light hearted or penny pincher’s.  La Folie is amazing but it’s hard on your pocket book.  I had the pleasure to experience this cuisine only because it was my 4 year dating anniversary with … Continue reading »

Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

I saw this recipe the other day and had to try it.  Of course, I changed it a bit but it came out just as delicious.  My only words of advice is have a large glass of milk when you’re about to snack on these yummy treats!  You’ll need it. Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon … Continue reading »

The 36th Annual Union Street Festival

Union Street Festival is one of my favorite events in San Francisco.  Held in the Cow Hollow district between Gough and Steiner, this free event showcases art, food, culture, and fun.  This year, I choose to take my camera and document the event by capturing some of the booths, food and of course animals.  No … Continue reading »

No Bake Reese Peanut Butter Squares

These were so good and so easy to make.  They were another recipe that I’ve always wanted to make but have never gotten around to it.  I have to say that this is one of the easiest desserts I’ve ever made.  So if you’re afraid to bake this is the recipe for you!   They … Continue reading »

Baklava

I’ve always wanted to make Baklava.  It’s so good and seemed so simple, especially when people told me how easy it was to make.  Well, it’s not.  The time it took was my major problem. Blanching the nuts was the issue.  The process seems simple enough: boil water in a shallow pot, place nuts in … Continue reading »