Sunset

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. 210, No. 1, January

An Artful Lodging
TRAVEL San Diego's famous pines get an elegant new neighbor Walking along the windswept bluffs of Torrey Pines State Reserve, you get an unmistakable sense of having arrived at a special place. The reserve, after all, is home to one of only two natural...
An Artful Lodging: San Diego's Famous Pines Get an Elegant New Neighbor. (Travel)
Walking along the windswept bluffs of Torrey Pines State Reserve, you get an unmistakable sense of having arrived at a special place. The reserve, after all, is home to one of only two natural stands of its namesake trees, the rarest pines in North...
A Souped-Up Party: Offer a Quartet of Soups for Casual Winter Entertaining. (Food & Entertaining)
Soup spells comfort--in my dictionary, anyway--and that's exactly what many people yearn for after the overindulgent holiday season. A mug or bowl of steaming broth can soothe frayed nerves and recharge party conversation to get the new year off to...
Big Chill at Snowbasin
New day lodges and an old burger joint reward a snowy outing For more than 60 years after its birth in 1939, Snowbasin's location and sparse operations conspired to keep the resort out of Utah's winter mainstream. But the changes brought about here for...
Big Chill at Snowbasin: New Day Lodges and an Old Burger Joint Reward a Snowy Outing. (Mountain Day Trip)
For more than 60 years after its birth in 1939, Snowbasin's location and sparse operations conspired to keep the resort out of Utah's winter mainstream. But the changes brought about here for the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Winter Games have turned the...
Bringing Home the Spa
Four master baths designed to lift the spirit around. Serenity may be as close as vour master bath. More than ever, Westerners are finding ways to enjoy the restorative powers of professional spas right in their own homes. Whether they're adding a few...
Bringing Home the Spa: Four Master Baths Designed to Lift the Spirit
More than ever, Westerners are finding ways to enjoy the restorative powers of professional spas right in their own homes. Whether they're adding a few inexpensive touches or undertaking a remodeling project, they've come to consider their bathrooms...
Cold Snap
FOOD * WEEKNIGHT Put dinner on the table fast with a well-stocked freezer It's dinnertime and everyone is starving. Open the refrigerator, and it's almost bare. Does this scene sound familiar? All is not lost if you have a stash of emergency rations....
Cold Snap: Put Dinner on the Table Fast with a Well-Stocked Freezer. (Weeknight)
It's dinnertime and everyone is starving. Open the refrigerator, and it's almost bare. Does this scene sound familiar? All is not lost if you have a stash of emergency rations. Check out your supermarket's freezer section and stock up on building blocks...
Cook Smart, Eat Well
Spa chefs' secrets for light, tantalizing meals Postholiday diet resolutions number about the same as the adult population. Of course, what constitutes a healthy diet is a matter of debate. What isn't debatable is that if the food doesn't taste good,...
Cook Smart, Eat Well: Spa Chefs' Secrets for Light, Tantalizing Meals
Postholiday diet resolutions number about the same as the adult population. Of course, what constitutes a healthy diet is a matter of debate. What isn't debatable is that if the food doesn't taste good, the diet won't stick. "For healthy food to be...
Degrees of Separation
Curtains add flexibility and stage presence to a kitchen and dining room "Mark dreams of being a TV chef," says Doris Mitsch of her husband, Mark Barden. He loves to cook for guests and when he does, the beet juice flies. "Guests expect it to be quite...
Degrees of Separation: Curtains Add Flexibility and Stage Presence to a Kitchen and Dining Room. (Smart Space)
"Mark dreams of being a TV chef," says Doris Mitsch of her husband, Mark Barden. He loves to cook for guests and when he does, the beet juice flies. "Guests expect it to be quite a show," says Mitsch. The couple wanted to make it possible for Barden...
Finding Deep Time beneath the Sangre De Cristos
GREAT GETAWAY Start your new year right at a New Mexico spa-or at one of eight others around the West Clouds streaked across the sky, leaving stripes of blue and white. Out toward the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, a sheet of slate gray suggested distant...
Finding Deep Time beneath the Sangre De Cristos: Start Your New Year Right at a New Mexico Spa-Or at One of Eight Others around the West. (Great Getaway)
Clouds streaked across the sky, leaving stripes of blue and white. Out toward the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, a sheet of slate gray suggested distant rain. For perhaps the fourth time in a day, I said to my mother, "Look up now!" With its constantly...
Get on Board
TRAVEL -GETTING STARTED How one baby-boom skier became a snowboarding convert For most of my life, snow meant one thing: get out the skis and go. Downhill or nordic-style, they were all I needed to take on the white stuff of winter. But now I've added...
Get on Board: How One Baby-Boom Skier Became a Snowboarding Convert. (Getting Started)
For most of my life, snow meant one thing: get out the skis and go. Downhill or nordic-style, they were all I needed to take on the white stuff of winter. But now I've added new spice to my ski rack-a snowboard. Egged on by my two preteen kids,...
Going Global in Denver
TRAVEL The world becomes bite-size along a 4-mile strip of Federal Boulevard Take a drive down Federal Boulevard and you'll encounter dozens of small restaurants specializing in world-- spanning cuisines. We list our favorites from five ethnic categories;...
Going Global in Denver: The World Becomes Bite-Size along a 4-Mile Strip of Federal Boulevard. (Travel)
Take a drive down Federal Boulevard and you'll encounter dozens of small restaurants specializing in world-spanning cuisines. We list our favorites from five ethnic categories; all are casual and inexpensive and offer sit-down service as well as takeout....
Landscaping with Roses
Fresh ways to grow these garden favorites A hedge of white shrub roses along a white picket fence, a climbing rose cloaked in red blooms at the back of a hot-colored flower border, coral ground cover roses spilling over a stone retaining wall: these...
Landscaping with Roses: Fresh Ways to Grow These Garden Favorites. (Garden & Outdoor Living)
A hedge of white shrub roses along a white picket fence, a climbing rose cloaked in red blooms at the back of a hot-colored flower border, coral ground cover roses spilling over a stone retaining wall: these are ways gardeners incorporate roses into...
Low-Key Nordic Ski
TRAVEL & RECREATION Glide away from the throng at these blissfully uncrowded Colorado resorts If you're like me, you have a love-hate relationship with Colorado skiing. Come winter, many of us Front Range residents, cringing at sprawl and appalling...
Low-Key Nordic Ski: Glide Away from the Throng at These Blissfully Uncrowded Colorado Resorts. (Travel & Recreation)
If you're like me, you have a love-hate relationship with Colorado skiing. Come winter, many of us Front Range residents, cringing at sprawl and appalling traffic, find ourselves longing for the antidote of tranquil mountain scenery, clean and crisp...
?Mas Menudo?
TRAVEL Love it or not, this savory Mexican soup is legendary in the Southwest Frankly, it's been decades since I've overdone it on New Year's Eve, but that doesn't stop me from indulging in a favorite New Year's Day ritual: I savor a steamy, spicy, chewy...
?Mas Menudo? Love It or Not, This Savory Mexican Soup Is Legendary in the Southwest. (Travel)
Frankly, it's been decades since I've overdone it on New Year's Eve, but that doesn't stop me from indulging in a favorite New Year's Day ritual: I savor a steamy spicy, chewy bowl of menudo, the legendary Mexican soup traditionally eaten after a night...
Message Center
Create a compact cabinet with a bulletin-board door Conquer clutter by making a message center designed to hold lists, bills, keys, pencils, and odds and ends. A purchased cork bulletin board forms the door to a shallow box; the size of the bulletin...
Message Center: Create a Compact Cabinet with a Bulletin-Board Door. (Weekend Project)
Conquer clutter by making a message center designed to hold lists, bills, keys, pencils, and odds and ends. A purchased cork bulletin board forms the door to a shallow box; the size of the bulletin board determines the size of the unit. We used a 13...
New Year, New Flavors: Readers' Recipes Tested in Sunset's Kitchens. (Kitchen Cabinet)
Coconut Scones Kim Case, Portland Kim Case writes that her nephew calls these jam-filled scones "coconut stones," which is no reflection on their moist and fluffy texture! PREP AND COOK TIME: About 30 minutes MAKES: 8 scones 1 3/4 cups...
New Year's Resolutions
THE WINE GUIDE I've made my share of New Year's resolutions through the years, but none quite as delicious (or easy to keep) as the ones about wine. Here are mine for 2003. 1. Try more different kinds. There are more than 5,000 grape varieties in the...
New Year's Resolutions. (the Wine Guide)
I've made my share of New Year's resolutions through the years, but none quite as delicious (or easy to keep) as the ones about wine. Here are mine for 2003. 1. Try more different kinds. There are more than 5,000 grape varieties in the world, but many...
Open House: Letters from Our Readers
Readers praise bus service on Oahu, renovations in Waikiki The nifty feature "Finding Paradise in Waikiki" (November, page 48) has one serious flaw: the writer calls Honolulu a town with "mediocre public transport." Not so. The mass transit system,...
Open House: Letters from out Readers
Readers praise bus service on Oahu, renovations in Waikiki The nifty feature "Finding Paradise in Waikiki" (November, page 48) has one serious flaw: the writer calls Honolulu a town with "mediocre public transport." Not so. The mass transit system, simply...
Rock On
WESTERN WANDERINGS QUARTZSITE, ARIZONA-"It's Davis Creek obsidian," the dealer tells me, hefting a large dark rock of indomitable ugliness. "Observe what it does when turned toward the sun." I observe. One corner of the obsidian has been cut and polished,...
Rock on. (Western Wanderings)
QUARTZSITE, ARIZONA--"It's Davis Creek obsidian," the dealer tells me, hefting a large dark rock of indomitable ugliness. "Observe what it does when turned toward the sun." I observe. One corner of the obsidian has been cut and polished, and when...
Serene Greens
Six easy ways to create miniature indoor landscapes The scent of grass, a hint of blooms, the shimmer of a placid pool: all bring tranquility to a garden. You can re-create their ambience indoors with the ideas pictured here. Shop for mosses and dichondra...
Serene Greens: Six Easy Ways to Create Miniature Indoor Landscapes
The scent at grass, a hint of blooms, the shimmer of a placid pool: all bring tran-quality to a garden. You can re-create their ambience indoors with the ideas pictured here. Shop for mosses and dichondra at nurseries, orchids and wheatgrass at markets....
Slow Food
New electric cookers make the most of beef stew Even a food writer has to eat crow now and then. Take me and electric slow-cookers, for instance: When they were introduced several decades ago, my scoffing knew no limits. Recently, however, crockpots...
Slow Food: New Electric Cookers Make the Most of Beef Stew. (Guide)
Even a food writer has to eat crow now and then. Take me and electric slow-cookers, for instance: When they were introduced several decades ago, my scoffing knew no limits. Recently, however, crockpots have in some important ways been reinvented. They're...
Storage Walls
Built-ins can make a home efficient and spacious Single walls that are dedicated to cabinets, closets, and shelves save time, space, and even money. "Locating storage in a central place means the family need only go to one space to find something rather...
Storage Walls: Built-Ins Can Make a Home Efficient and Spacious. (Home)
Single walls that are dedicated to cabinets, closets, and shelves save time, space, and even money. "Locating storage in a central place means the family need only go to one space to find something rather than digging through three," says architect...
What to Do in Your Garden in January. (Mountain)
PLANNING & PLANTING * BUY ANNUAL FLOWER SEEDS. Order packets now for the best selection. Good drought-tolerant choices include amaranth, arroyo lupine, breadhox poppy, California desert bluebells, clary sage, desert marigold, flower-of-an-hour,...
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