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. 228, No. 2, February

Comfort in a Bowl
From the multicultural West, five choices to match your moodYou need a chicken and noodles fix-but it's got to be spicyThai chicken and noodle currySERVES 4 TO 6 | 45 MINUTESThe secret ingrethent is the curry paste, a complex, medium-hot blend made with...
Denver Day Trip River North
Why go now: This art district is booming but still feels like a secret - even to locals. Where is it? North of downtown, bordering the Platte River and the train tracks. What it used to be: All factories and warehouses in the 1930s. Number of artists'...
Fast & Fresh
Recipes from our kitchen and yours, in 30 minutes or LessKale, chorizo, and manchego pizzaSERVES 4 I 30 MINUTES1 bag (10 oz.) chopped kale1 lb. pizza dough1 cup shredded manchego cheese4 oz. Spanish-style (hard) chorizo, casing removed and thinly sliced½...
February Your Mountain Guide
To-do list* To prevent branches from breaking, use a broom to lift and shake heavy snow off shrubs and tree limbs.* When the soil thaws, till compost into vegetable beds to prepare for spring planting.* Prune shrubs and trees while they are still dormant...
February: Your Northern California Guide
To-do list * Start tomato seeds indoors now so they'll be ready to plant outside in April. Try heirlooms like 'Amana Orange', 'Caspian Pink', or 'Violet Jasper', available from Baker Creek (rareseeds.com). * Handpick snails and slugs, and throw...
Get Cultured
Testing the DIY waters? Nothing's easier than making your own yogurtFresh yogurtMAKES 3 CUPS | 30 MINUTES, PLUS AT LEAST 8 HOURS TO SETIt's just milk with a bit of yogurt stirred in, which, after several hours of sitting around, turns all the milk into...
Get Cultured: Testing the DIY Waters? Nothing's Easier Than Making Your Own Yogurt
Fresh yogurt MAKES 3 CUPS | 30 MINUTES, PLUS AT LEAST 8 HOURS TO SET It's just milk with a bit of yogurt stirred in, which, after several hours of sitting around, turns all the milk into yogurt. Not only is making yogurt easy, it's good for you...
INSTANT EXPERT: Sparkling Wine
The civilized way to pop a cork is so gently it barely sighs. But we say let the cork fly. There's no need to be stuffy with bubbly. It's time sparkling wine moved beyond the special occasion- it's one of the most versatile food wines, after all. So...
Mountain Editors Picks
DENVERA major new museumThe city's Golden Triangle can add an abstract expressionist powerhouse to its realm: the new Clyfford Still Museum. Pollock and Rothko get all the love, but a visit here will convince you that Still deserves to share the stage....
Napa Valley Day Trip Yountville
Why go now: The crush crowds are long gone, leaving Napa Valley's best food and wine ripe for the picking. Splurge without the sting: Yountville is a big-ticket destination (hello, French Laundry!), but in February, hotels and restaurants roll out...
Ready to Go off the Grid?
9 more spots where the world slips awayLUXENear Willcox, AZ Twelve casitas dot Sunglow Ranch, go miles southeast of Tucson in the Chiricahua Mountains. When you're not horseback riding or canoeing, dip into the hot tub, try the Southwest-inspired bistro,...
Ready to Go off the Grid? 9 More Spots Where the World Slips Away
LUXE Near Willcox, AZ Twelve casitas dot Sunglow Ranch, go miles southeast of Tucson in the Chiricahua Mountains. When you're not horseback riding or canoeing, dip into the hot tub, try the Southwest-inspired bistro, or hang with the resident...
Simplicity Central
Snowbirds flock to Palm Springs, but for some lower-key you time, get down to essentials in Desert Hot SpringsSWIM, SOAK, relax, repeat. When you start to feel those midwinter cravings for sun, dry air, and warmth, we say head for the hills of Desert...
Tea
JASMINE, DARJEELING, LAPSANG SOUCHONG ... USE THEM IN COOKING AND DISCOVER THE FLORAL, SMOKY, AROMATIC, MAGICAL TASTES OF TEATYPES OF TEAAll true teas come from the same plant, Camellia sinensis. Where it's grown and how it's processed give each type...
The 5-Mile Bouquet
Forget flowers grown on the other side of the world. The best blooms come straight from your local flower farmWhen you open your CSA box each week, you know that those crisp carrots, heads of broccoli, and bunches of chard were grown nearby andjust picked,...
The 5-Mile Bouquet: Forget Flowers Grown on the Side of the World. the Best Blooms Come Straight from Your Local Flower Farm
When you open your CSA box each, week, you know that those crisp carrots, heads of broccoli, and bunches of chard were grown nearby and just picked, most likely by a small-scale farmer. But when you buy flowers; it's next to impossible to know who...
The Amazing Race
Reinventing the bible of Western gardeners takes passion, stamina-and a sense of humorWHEN WE TOOK ON a major revision of the Sunset Western Garden Book in January 2011, a colleague asked me whether I was intimidated or scared by the prospect of completely...
The Amazing Race: Reinventing the Bible of Western Gardeners Takes Passion, Stamina-And a Sense of Humor
WHEN WE TOOK ON a major revision of the Sunset Western Garden Book in January 2011, a colleague asked me whether I was intimidated or scared by the prospect of completely overhauling the book on such a tight schedule. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Intimidated?...
There's No Place like Hana
No stoplights, no chain stores, no TVs. At the edge of the world on Maui, what you won't find is as beautiful as what you willARE YOU IN HANA?, a text bleeps in. "Sorry," I say to Mapuana, my guide, while powering off my phone, something I haven't bothered...
There's No Place like Hana: No Stoplights, No Chain Stores, No TVs. at the Edge of the World on Maui, What You Won't Find Is as Beautiful as What You Will
ARE YOU IN HANA?, a text bleeps in. "Sorry," I say to Mapuana, my guide, while powering off my phone, something I haven't bothered to do since arriving at Travaasa Hana on Maui's eastern shore, where cell service blows in and out with the ocean breezes....
Vacationland, CA
An everyday residence or a rural getaway? This little house in downtown Sonoma combines the best of bothWHILE LIVING IN rainy Seattle eight years ago, Josh Heiser and Steve Burns decided to make a change. "We thought Where do we want to eventually end...
Vacationland, CA: An Everyday Residence or a Rural Getaway? This Little House in Downtown Sonoma Combines the Best of Both
WHILE LIVING IN rainy Seattle eight years ago, Josh Heiser and Steve Burns decided to make a change. "We thought, Where do we want to eventually end up? Why not go there now?" says Josh. And so they did, heading to Sonoma. The prime getaway spot...
Wake Up Your Bedroom
Make the space start working for you with these design-savvy solutionsSomething borrowedArchitectural details can become furniture. A mantelpiece, for instance, can provide structure for a fabric-covered foam headboard. If over-the-top is your style,...
Wake Up Your Bedroom: Make the Space Start Working for You with These Design-Savvy Solutions
Something borrowed Architectural details can become furniture. A mantelpiece, for instance, can provide structure for a fabric-covered foam headboard. If over-the-top is your style, go almost all the way to the ceiling with a salvaged pocket door...
Warm Chocolate Cake, No Sharing
A one-recipe lesson from L.A.-based blogger Joy Wilson on how to indulge BY ELAINE JOHNSONJoy the Baker on:CHOCOLATE FOR DINNER"I'm a single girl. That means I don't have to feed anyone but myself... I can have chocolate and popcorn for dinner."PRESENTS"This...
Watermelon Radish
Ordinary on the outside, spectacular on the insideIn the gardenA watermelon radish is like a much-wanted present in a plain cardboard box; At first glance, it's unremarkable, but then when you look inside ... hooray! Beneath that unassuming green-andwhite...
Watermelon Radish: Ordinary on the outside, Spectacular on the Inside
In the garden A watermelon radish is like a much-wanted present in a plain cardboard box: At first glance, it's unremarkable, but then when you look inside ... hooray! Beneath that unassuming green-and-white exterior lies deep pink flesh. Which...
Wharm Chocolate Cake No Sharing: A One-Recipe Lesson from L.A.-Based Blogger Joy Wilson on How to Indulge
Joy the Baker on: CHOCOLATE FOR DINNER "I'm a single girl. That means I don't have to feed anyone but myself ... I can have chocolate and popcorn for dinner." PRESENTS "This year for my birthday I'd Like either a kitten or a bottle of bourbon."...
What's in Season? Broccoli Rabe
CHOOSINGPick bunches with firm, smaLl stems and only afew open ftorets (FYI-it's often Labeted raprnl)KEEPINGChill it in a plastic bag (so it wor?t dry out) In the vegetable drawer for up to a weekmake it tonightBocolli rabe fritto mistoSERVES 6 TO 8...
What to Plant Now
The seven plants you'll want to grow this year, from our 2012 edition of The New Sunset Western Garden Book1| fuchsia x hybrida Ruffled petals swirl about like a flamenco dancer's skirt. Part shade inland, full sun near the coast, sunset CLIMATE ZONES...
What to Plant Now: The Seven Plants You'll Want to Grow This Year, from Our 2012 Edition of the New Sunset Western Garden Book
1 | Fuchsia x hybrida Ruffled petals swirl about like a flamenco dancer's skirt. Part shade inland, full sun near the coast. SUNSET CLIMATE ZONES 4-6 WITH PROTECTION, 15-17, 22-24; H1 2 | Phormium 'Jubilees' Its leaves have cherry-hued margins like...
Whistler High & Low: How to Live It Up-Or Score Some Olympic-Size Deal-At the West's Biggest Ski Resort
TWO YEARS AGO, Whistler's spotlight was focused on one thing: Olympic gold. These days, the legacy of the Games lives on (recreational skeleton, anyone?), but the resort, just two hours north of Vancouver, B.C., continues to shine with sparkly new...
Your Escape Hatch
Ready for a slower-paced, stress-free plan B? Here are 20 fantasy towns that prove a big move is doable, along with expat advice on how to make the switch from daily grind to living in paradise. Affordable, beautiful, and friendly-welcome to Dreamville(s)...
Your Escape Hatch: Ready for a Slower-Paced, Stress-Free Plan B? Here Are 20 Fantasy Towns That Prove a Big Move Is Doable, along with Expat Advice on How to Make the Switch from Daily Grind to Living in Paradise. Affordable, Beautiful, and Friendly-Welcome to Dreamville(s)
Steven Kaup, 42 MOVED: From Vail, Colorado, to Nelson, B.C., in 2007 OLD LIFE: Corporate architect in the fast-paced Aspen-Vail-Denverscene [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] NEW LIFE: Owner of a small, green architecture firm (studiogarchitecture.com)...
You Said It
Camera-ready destinations*I was excited to see the Rolling Huts in Methow Valley, Washington, featured on your cover back in December 2010. This past winter, we finally got our chance to stay in them. It was wonderful. We spent two nights in 'The Herd"...
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