Wallflower Weekly Finds, 234

As the summer season is coming to an end, San Francisco’s short Indian summer is just about to begin. It’s not often that we get to see the sunset at the beach. Most of the time, the sun is hidden by clouds or thick fog. But last weekend, after a day out in the Mission district, we went to Pacific State Beach to watch surfers conquer the waves and to enjoy the sunset.

Sunset at Pacific State Beach

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Wallflower Weekly Finds, 233

Earlier this week, my sisters and I came back from our trip to San Diego. So many adventures to share with you. Especially all the eating that we did while we were in Southern California. But the highlight of our trip? It had to be the San Diego Safari Zoo. We’ve been wanting to visit a safari zoo for awhile now and decided that we wanted to do it while we were in San Diego. Best decision ever.

San Diego Safari Zoo

I mean, how often do you get the opportunity to feed a giraffe? And be that close to one?

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Peach Jam Burrata Toast

Warm toasted slices of bread topped with peach jam and fresh burrata. This peach jam burrata toast is delicious and easy to make, perfect for an end of the summer treat.

Peach Jam Burrata Toast | Cooking with a Wallflower

Happy first day of September!

I can’t believe that it’s already September and that summer is starting to come to an end. But that means that this is the time to savor all those stone fruits. I am bsolutely obsessed with peaches and nectarines as you already know and seriously wish that it could last all year long. So while they’re still pretty readily available, I thought I could share with you yet another recipe that uses peaches.

Peach Jam Burrata Toast | Cooking with a Wallflower

As sad as I am about the summer season coming to an end, I am excited for all that fall has to bring. Change in colors of leaves, sweater weather, knee high boots, so many varieties of apples, pumpkin spice latte. What are you most excited for this fall?

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Wallflower Weekly Finds, 232

If you’re visiting San Francisco on a clear night, venture out to the Embarcadero. Sit along the benches outside the Ferry Building and you can watch the lights dance and change on the Bay Bridge.

Bay Bridge

My sisters and I are headed to San Diego today, and I’m so excited for all the things we’re going to eat and see while we’re down there. If you have recommendations, I would still love them! Send them my way, and hopefully I’ll get a chance to explore a new place.

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Watermelon Mint Lemonade

Frozen watermelon blended with freshly squeezed lemon juice and mint simple syrup. This watermelon mint lemonade is refreshing and perfect for the summer heat.

Watermelon Mint Lemonade | Cooking with a Wallflower

The last few days of August! And I’m savoring every last moment. But at the same time, I’m excited that Labor Day weekend is just a few days away. Do you have any plans for the long weekend?

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Heirloom Tomato Burrata Salad

Heirloom tomatoes, burrata, basil, and corn tossed in olive oil, flaky salt, and freshly ground pepper. This heirloom tomato burrata salad is simple, delicious, and embodies all the flavors of summer.

Heirloom Tomato Burrata Salad | Cooking with a Wallflower

Happy Sunday!

It’s been such a long work week so I’m savoring every moment of today before I have to go back to work tomorrow. I’m so excited for today though! We have plans to go to Fort Point, located at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge. There’s an event this weekend where pianos are placed inside one of San Francisco’s oldest and most iconic buildings. Free concerts in the middle of the day by professionals, and anyone can play the pianos the rest of the day.

We’ve done something similar in the past at the San Francisco Botanical Garden, and I’m sure that this location will be just as fun. Plus, it’s filled with so much history, which I love, and I can’t wait to explore Fort Point since I’ve never been inside.

Heirloom Tomato Burrata Salad | Cooking with a Wallflower

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