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Sunset Magazine is a magazine covering western homes, gardens, food and travel (five regional editions). Founded in 1898, it is a monthly publication published by Sunset Publishing Corp. Sunset Magazine subjects include home and gardening as well as travel and tourism. The senior vice president is Kevin Lynch.

Articles from Vol. 226, No. 1, January

3 Miles 350 Restaurants 13 Hours
For the best Chinese food this side of the Pacific point your chopsticks toward a town called Richmond, B.C.IT'S NO SECRET that Vancouver, British Columbia, has out-of-this-world sushi. But that bustling suburb 20 minutes south? Home to Asian supermalls,...
Chicken Soup for Every Occasion
And you thought it was just a cure for the common coldItalian chicken sausage and artichoke soupSERVES 4 TO 6 I 40 MINUTESWe like the fennel flavor of Italian sausage, but any chicken sausage will work.2 tbsp. olive oil1 lb. Italian chicken sausage,...
Diy, Front to Back
A Bay Area couple learn the joys of sweat equity as they landscape the home of their dreamsA DO-IT-YOURSELF PROJECT that begins with weekend after weekend of schlepping dirt from shovel to wheelbarrow to truck bed to yard, and includes heavy rains, sump...
DIY, Front to Back: A Bay Area Couple Learn the Joys of Sweat Equity as They Landscape the Home of Their Dreams
A DO-IT-YOURSELF PROJECT that begins with weekend after weekend of schlepping dirt from shovel to wheelbarrow to truck bed to yard, and includes heavy rains, sump pumps, and a rotary tiller, is most often a tale of marital strife. But for Lisa Wong...
Fast & Fresh
Recipes from our kitchen and yours, in 30 minutes or lessNew York strip steaks with brussels sprout hashSERVES 4 30 MINUTES1 lb. small thin-skinned potatoes, cut into chunks8 oz. brussels sprouts, quartered2 New York strip steaks (about 12 oz. each)1...
Feel-Good Fruit
Plant now to harvest a pesticide-free bounty from your own garden BY JIM MCCAUSLANDPEACH, GRAPE, blueberry, cherry, strawberry, and apple lovers are in luck: Though these crops are considered to be among the most pesticide laden when conventionally raised,...
Feel-Good Fruit: Plant Now to Harvest a Pesticide-Free Bounty from Your Own Garden
PEACH, GRAPE, blueberry, cherry, strawberry, and apple lovers are in luck: Though these crops are considered to be among the most pesticide laden when conventionally raised, they're a snap to grow organically at home. Now's the time to plant bare-root...
January: What to Do in Northern California
GROW ARTICHOKES AND RHUBARB Set out bare-root plants, available in nurseries this month. Their large, coarse leaves will make a dramatic focal point in your edible garden this summer. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Bed prep Bountiful harvests start...
Meet Mammoth: New Flights to an Eastern Sierra Mountain Will Revolutionize Your Ski Weekend. No Chains Required
TOUCHING DOWN at Mammoth Yosemite Airport--less than an hour after we'd left San Jose--that last seven-hour Sunday slog from Tahoe back to the Bay Area fades away. The pilot tells us to buckle up, folks, we're coming in for a landing. Already? I'm...
Mountain Editor's Picks
VEGASGLAM SHOPPING ON A BUDGETAt 55,000 square feet, the just-opened H&M - the famously bargain clothing chain that snags guest designers like Roberto Cavalli and Jimmy Choo - in the over-the-top Forum Shops at Caesars Palace is the largest in North...
One-Pan Wonders
Healthy, fast, and delicious- and there's (almost) no cleanupGreek-style halibutSERVES 4 I 30 MINUTESAny firm, white-fleshed fish will work well here, but a nonstick frying pan is essential.2 tbsp. olive oil, divided4 halibut fillets (about 4 oz. each)½...
Peak Performance
From Colorado, a winter workout to fire your engine- and the fuel you'll need to power through it BY ELISA BOSLEYwhen the thermometer's barely hitting 15° even after the sun comes up, what could get a half-dozen women (and a couple of men) out from under...
Peak Performance: From Colorado, a Winter Workout to Fire Your Engine-And the Fuel You'll Need to Power through It
WHEN THE THERMOMETER'S barely hitting 15[degrees] even after the sun comes up, what could get a half-dozen women (and a couple of men) out from under their cozy comforters? Maybe the chance to snowshoe in Vail with Ellen Miller, the first North American...
Posts from Our Facebook Fans: "Did You Ever Make a New Year's Resolution That Really Worked?"
* Last year's resolution was to make three new recipes a week--fun, easy, and surprisingly simple as I didn't limit myself to main dishes, so it was possible in one meal to knock out three. And my family has loved it! --SUE GORMAN * My 2008 resolution...
Sunol
Why go now: Crisp winter days are perfect for a head-clearing hike in green hills that'll be scorching by summer. A hiker's paradise: The Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness, with almost 7,000 acres, is three times the size of better-known Tilden Park....
Tgim
Thank god it's Monday, Make the most of every day between now and SaturdayTake back the morningMONDAY6:30 a.m. While most of us are hitting snooze, then stumbling out of bed clamoring for coffee, Carrie Sloan is bobbing in San Francisco Bay in her tank...
TGIM: Thank God It's Monday. Make the Most of Every Day between Now and Saturday
Take back the morning MONDAY 6:30 a.m. While most of us are hitting snooze, then stumbling out of bed clamoring for coffee, Carrie Sloan is bobbing in San Francisco Bay in her tank suit, goggles, and chin-strap cap. The 33-year-old belongs to...
The Party Wine of 2011
Sparkling rosé usually gets only a cameo role at partiesappearing just for the toast and; maybe, the apps. But it should be the star.With an enormous gamut of flavors from the Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes it's made from, pink bubbly is a celebration...
The Party Wine of 2011: Sparkling Rose Usually Gets Only a Cameo Role at Parties-Appearing Just for the Toast and, Maybe, the Apps. but It Should Be the Star
With an enormous gamut of flavors from the Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes it's made from, pink bubbly is a celebration in a glass and a great match for party food. Our picks range from $15--a strong contender from the always-unexpected wine spot...
The Stair Master
Rediscovering L.A. , one step at a timeLOS ANGELES may be famous for its celebrity-filled star maps, but locals seeking a more authentic view of the city turn to Dan Koeppel's stair maps.Never heard of them? You will before long if Dan has his way. An...
The Stair Master: Rediscovering L.A., One Step at a Time
LOS ANGELES may be famous for its celebrity-filled star maps, but locals seeking a more authentic view of the city turn to Dan Koeppel's stair maps. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Never heard of them? You will before long if Dan has his way. An iron-calved...
The Zero-Waste Home
The Northern California home in which Béa Johnson lives with her husband, two kids, and dog has all the trappings of a normal life- a garden, a TV computers. What it doesn't have is garbage. That's because this amily throws nothing awayOn trash day in...
The Zero-Waste Home: The Northern California Home in Which Bea Johnson Lives with Her Husband, Two Kids, and Dog Has All the Trappings of a Normal Life-A Garden, a TV, Computers. What It Doesn't Have Is Garbage. That's Because This Family Throws Nothing Away
On trash day in Mill Valley, California, the Johnson home has no garbage. Nothing. There is a hefty compost bin and a teeny recycling bin--one that Bea Johnson is embarrassed exists at all. "So much recycling really goes to waste, so you need to try...
Upper Fraser Valley
Colorado day tripWhy go now: There's no skiresort sticker shock here - only miles of empty cross-country trails and throwback frontier towns to explore. Elevation: 8,333 feet Wait, where? 90 minutes northwest of Denver on the backside of the Front Range...
What to Do in the Rockies: January
CONTROL PESTSSpray dormant oil on fruit trees and ornamental woody plants to destroy larvae and eggs of aphids, codling moths, mealybugs, red spider mites, scales, and whiteflies. Always test evergreens for discoloration by first spraying a small, inconspicuous...
What to Eat Now
Kick-start your "eat healthier" resolution with 10 easy-to-follow strategies(ProQuest: ... denotes obscured text omitted.)1 Buy musselsYou'd think their briny sweetness would be all the reason we need to celebrate mussels, as well as other seafood that's...
You Said It
Sunset readers are talkingColorado on the radarI am disappointed with your wine reviews. Your magazine is supposed to cover the West, which includes Colorado. All of the wines in your Western Wine Awards (November, page 80) were from California, Oregon,...
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