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 Summer

10 No-Stress Kitchen Essentials
THE BEST INGREDIENTS CUT PREP TIME BUT NOT QUALITY. HERE ARE OUR FAVORITES 1. Frozen chopped onions So many recipes call for chopped onions. Why not jump-start the cooking process, and say good-bye to tears, with frozen chopped onions? You don't have...
A Quick History of "Express Cookery"
By nature, I am a fast (and haphazard) cook, and only occasionally do I wish I were otherwise. That's usually after I'm disappointed by my first bite of a dish filled with expensive ingredients. Then, I feel stupid about my reckless ways with a recipe....
Crazy for Pasta?
THINK THAI, CHINESE, AND GREEK AND EAT WELL Italians might think they own pasta, but they'd be wrong. The whole world uses it, and pasta speaks a new language as it crosses borders. Take the fine strands of wheat pasta known as vermicelli in Italy In...
Glorious Garlic
HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF THIS EXPLOSIVE HERB Garlic fever may be at an all-time high, but Americans were slow to catch it. Native to Southwest Asia, garlic traveled to Europe and finally came to America with the Spaniards. Highly esteemed by ancient cultures,...
Let Us Count the Ways.To Love Chicken
Colonel Sanders is probably turning in his grave. The man who made millions with his original recipe for crispy- fried wouldn't appreciate the latest chicken statistics. . They show a pronounced shift towardboneless. 0 skinless breasts. as Americans...
Myths of the Grill
THE TRUTH AND CONSEQUENCES OF COOKING OUTDOORS 1 Grilled meats are always lower in fat than meats cooked by other methods. No. It depends on what's being grilled. A well-marbled steak or sausage will of course have more fat than a skinless chicken breast....
The Art of Steeping
MOIST CHICKEN, PORK, AND FISH ARE EASY TO ACHIEVE If you're cooking small, lean pieces of poultry, fish, or meat, there's a technique that ensures they'll be succulent: steeping. An adaptation of a classic Chinese cooking method, steeping is ideal for...
The Bookshelf: A Low-Fat Excerpt from Sunset's Newest Cookbook-Go Fish
A seafood sampling from Sunset's 30 Minutes or Less Cookbook RECIPES IN THIS SECTION: Tuna with Mint-Mango Chutney p. 86 6 Spinach & Shrimp Salad with Tri-Mustard Dressing p. 86 Green & White Spring Soup p. 89 * Crab Singapore p. 90 * Mexican...
The Cook's Notebook
quick tips easy techniques great ingredients simple recipes For fast flavor, smoke tomatoes What's a tough little Roma tomato to do? In summer, when its competitors are in their prime-plump, fully ripe, juicy, even vine-warm-the Roma comes up short....
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