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Chez Panisse Gingersnaps

As far as cookies go, this is one of those thin, light, crisp cookies that always provides that really satisfying bite when the mood strikes for …

Coco au Miel

This time of year makes me think of coconut and these mini coconut cakes are every bit as light as spring. They take no time to make and provide a …

Lemon Poppyseed Cream Cheese Cookies

Shares 24<p>Here’s what I believe when it comes to cookies:<p>They must be at max 4-bites-big. I’m not saying that I don’t love larger cookies, but you can …

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Cinna-mini Cookie Bites

September 9, 2014<p>I think you guys know by now that I love making mini treats. There’s just something about being bite-size that makes eating sweets …

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Gingersnap Cookies Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from | Williams-Sonoma: The Best of Taste | Weldon Owen, 2001<p>These cookies are based on a recipe by Eric Shelton, the …

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Visiting California's Wine Country

Vineyards never feel very far away in California, where world-beating wines await. With a broad variety of heirloom and imported varietals that are true expressions of this vibrant, varied landscape, there is no time like the present to wine-taste across California.<p>Idyllic Fall Day in the Napa …

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

Your Perfect Cali Road Trip: San Francisco to Monterey

San Fran, Muir Woods, Point Lobos. We did it all and more. Photos by Tess Falotico.<p><i>By Tess Falotico for Fathom</i> | <i>See the redwoods. Shop local designers and thrift shops. Eat everything, spend nothing. Drive 232 miles in a week. We did it all and more. Without going insane. Fathom's Tess Falotico</i> …

San Francisco's Must-See Sights, According To Andrew McCarthy

Andrew McCarthy is the kind of guy with whom you want to tour the world. His travel memoir, <i>The Longest Way Home</i>, was a New York Times bestseller, and he is a regular contributor to the likes of <i>Travel + Leisure</i> and <i>AFAR</i>. So, when the actor set out to experience the best of what San Francisco has to …

Exploring the quiet side of California Wine Country

Blooming orchards under azure skies, vivid mustard flowers beneath budding vines, and rocky hillsides wrapped in fingers of fog – it’s no wonder California’s Wine Country receives millions of annual visitors. With its mild Mediterranean climate and mineral-rich soil, Napa and Sonoma Valleys seem …

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored.<p>Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative coast.<p>…

California regions at a glance

A mosaic of Old and New Worlds, California’s cities have more flavors than a jar of jellybeans. Start in San Francisco, equal parts earth-mother and geek-chic, or Los Angeles, where nearly 90 independent cities are rolled into one multicultural mosaic, then drift down the coast, past perfect …

The World's Most Beautiful Coastal Drives

<i>By Laura Dannen Redman and Rachel Coleman, CNTraveler.com</i><p>We asked, you answered: After rounding up the best coastal drives in the U.S., Australia, and Ireland, you responded with your favorite ocean roads around the globe. Time for a road trip...<p>The 10 Best Small Cities in the U.S.<p>12 Travel …

First time Los Angeles: discover the best of the City of Angels

People think they know Los Angeles, even, sometimes especially, if they’ve never been: a land of starstruck dreamers, Tinseltown magic, traffic-numbed freeways, silicone-inflated bimbos and jacked-up himbos.<p>But dig deeper and your first trip will be a lot more surprising – and rewarding. America’s …

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Visitor's Guide to San Francisco

This guide is for the San Francisco tourist, from a recent visitor: a photographic guide of pointers that bring together a list to choose from when planning your visit -- points of interest, noteworthy areas of the city, factoids, historically famous San Francisco spots, best views, and recommended …

San Francisco’s 15 Best Views

With its hilly terrain, waterfront location, and iconic bridges, San Francisco is always ready for its close-up. There are snapshot-worthy scenes …

America's Most Scenic Roads

With a stunningly diverse range of landscapes and climates, the U.S. is filled with countless scenic roads from coast to coast. Mountains, valleys, forests, canyons, coastlines--you'll see all of these and more when you embark on the best drives in the country. Though you can find beautiful …

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Free Things to Do in San Diego

Just 17 miles north of the Mexican/U.S. border lies the waterfront city of San Diego. People come from all over the world to visit famous Balboa Park and to enjoy Southern California's world-renowned beaches. Recently rated as the fifth wealthiest city in the U.S. by <i>Forbes</i> magazine, it seems San …

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Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

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Pop Culture<p>Newsweek<p>A United Airlines passenger was paid $10,000 in travel credit to give up her seat on an overbooked flight at Dulles International …

10 Hikes And Sights Outside Las Vegas

It would be criminal to visit Las Vegas and not venture into Nevada's naturally indiscriminate landscape. Auburn deserts stretch into sprightly …

Out and About Town With Two Travel Discovery Apps

I make the worst tour guide — just ask my family and friends. I’ve lived in San Francisco for about eight years now, and while I could take you to …

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Five Extreme Experiences Worth Traveling For

While pool time and sightseeing will always be favorite vacation pursuits, sometimes a trip calls for something a bit more extreme. Whether you’re a thrill-seeker, adrenaline-junkie or just want to shake up your travel routine, our Forbes Travel Guide editors rounded up five extreme experiences …

7 National Parks You Can Drive To From Las Vegas, Nevada

01 of 08<p>All Within a Day's Drive of the Strip<p>If you're staying in Las Vegas but looking to explore some of the Southwestern United States' national …

The Best Ways to Enjoy a Trip to Vegas

A trip to Las Vegas can be a regular occurrence or a once-in-a-lifetime treat. While everyone’s definition of “best” is likely to be different, most people are happier when their excesses stay within budget. Ways of achieving this include moderating the primary costs of transportation, …

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