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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. 220, No. 4, April

3 Ways with Fresh Carrots
Dress up these staples of spring in a sophisticated risotto, an exotic salad, and some rich little cakesCaramelized carrot risottoDelicate mascarpone cheese is a natural companion to sweet caramelized carrots in this brightly hued risotto.PREP AND COOK...
3 Winning Borders
Whether your tastes run to a palette of soothing purples or a planting with splashes of hot-blooded hues, we've got the perfect formula for youBORDER 1Blend variations of one colorA mixture of plum, purple, and light violet adds depth to Joanne and Peter...
April Favorites
Recipes from our readers, tested in Sunset's kitchenCrab tacosJudith S. Liebman, Urbana, ILLiebman suggests serving the fillings in bowls, family-style, for make-your-own tacos.PREP AND COOK TIME 40 minutesMAKES 8 tacosNOTES Liebman uses ready-made taco...
A Walk in the Park
And more: Dance, fish, and mountain bike at these urban oasesSAN DIEGO1 BALBOA PARKEvery tourist makes a beeline for the park's San Diego Zoo. But this subtropical urban playground is also home to all-star attractions like the Botanical Building and...
Dana Delany
SANTA MONICAThe Desperate Housewives star talks fine wines, bean sprouts, and a memorable night at Hearst Castle INTERVIEW BY PETER FISHBEST ROAD TRIP Driving from San Diego up the California coast. Each of the towns on Highway has its own personality:...
Dreaming in Color
Use vivid hues to make your backyard come aliveCreate an intimate moodIn a corner of the garden used for meditation, a spare screen of greenery (podocarpus, horsetail, and bamboo) forms the backdrop for a tea station for two.Go for one bold hitA floral-print...
Fall in Love with San Miguel
Seeing San MiguelSan Miguel is in Guanajuato state, about 170 miles northwest of Mexico City. There are frequent flights from the U.S. to León-El Bajío Airport, about an So-minute drive from San Miguel via taxi, hotel van, or shuttle service (reserve...
Fat-Tire Heaven
Fruita, Colorado, is the nation's other mountain-biking epicenter. Its de facto ambassador gives us an insider's tour of the town he put on the mapIF YOU BUILD IT, and "it" is a network of mountainbike trails in the remotest red rock country of western...
Pesto's Premiere
How Sunset introduced pasta's green revolutionBACK IN 1946, when authentic Italian food was still exotic in this country, Sunset ran its first recipe for pesto, the traditional Genoese sauce of basil, pine nuts, garlic, parmesan cheese, and olive oil.This...
South Pearl
A quiet Denver neighborhood has suddenly become a gourmet gulchSTROLL THE COBBLESTONE SIDEWALKS and tree-lined streets of Denver's South Pearl neighborhood, and you'll discover fab eateries offering creative cuisine. Before leaving, pick out a flavorful...
Spring Dinner with a (Lemon) Twist
Brighten your menu, and table, with fresh citrusThe menuFirst Baby artichoke antipasto with red-pepper pine nut aioliMain Roast chicken with Meyer lemon shallot sauceSide Herbed potatoes with lemonDessert Rhubarb compote with toasted-almond ice cream...
The Best Homes
IN THE WEST A soaring glass pavilion. Walls that roll up and open a house to the outdoors. A Victorian remade to fit a young family's needs. Sunset's Western Home Awards celebrate the region's spectacular diversity and most exciting examples of residential...
The Next Frontier
Pay $9,000 for a bottle of wine? Even in a recession? Sunset's Sara Schneider takes us into the competitive, costly, crazy world of California's cult CabernetsI'M IN THE BACK ROW of the steep-pitched amphitheater at the Culinary Institute of America...
What to Do in the Rockies: April
SALT LAKE CITY Artsy day on the townSpring into the local art scene at Artspace City Center, a hive of small galleries and artists' studios in a renovated 1905 warehouse on the burgeoning west side. Start with Galleryuaf (Utah Arts Festival) for a look...
What to Do in the Rockies: April
PlantingHardy cactus Few plants are as drought-tolerant and easy to care for as cactus and succulents, and some have particularly colorful blooms. Hundreds of varieties are even cold-hardy to at least -20°, making them good choices for xeriscapes, dry...
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