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. 222, No. 1, January

Clutter Control
Style maven Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls reveals her storage secrets for tiny spacesBUILD IN FLEXIBILITYCubbies are ideal for storage and display-and are easy to stack. "I'm constantly changing that area as we acquire new art and books," says Maybelle. Cubes...
Clutter Control: Style Maven Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls Reveals Her Storage Secrets for Tiny Spaces
BUILD IN FLEXIBILITY Cubbies are ideal for storage and display--and are easy to stack. "I'm constantly changing that area as we acquire new art and books," says Maybelle. Cubes $60 and $80 from Stumasa Office Basics accordion style organizer $36;...
Drink to Your Health
Stop in for a tea tasting at the new breed of bar opening up across the WestIT'S A LATE Saturday morning when I pull up to Téance, in the foodie haven of Fourth Street in Berkeley. I'm still nursin a to-go cup of wincingly strong coffee standard practice...
Drink to Your Health; Stop in for a Tea Tasting at the New Breed of Bar Opening Up across the West
IT'S A LATE Saturday morning when I pull up to Teance, in the foodie haven of Fourth Street in Berkeley. I'm still nursing a to-go up cup of wincingly strong coffee--a standard practice in my life--even though I'm going to Teance to do a tasting of...
Feeling Good
In time of stress, I used to eat terribly--chips and sodas for lunch, or sometimes nothing at all. By day's end, I was often exhausted. So last January, I made a resolution to eat more vegetables, fruits, and whole grains, which is pretty easy to do...
Go Bright. No, Go White
Paint is the quickest, cheapest way to change a room. But how do you choose the color? Allison Arieff discovers it's not so black and whiteWHEN IT COMES to our homes, my sister and I are like the tortoise and the hare. My husband and I looked for nearly...
Go Bright. No, Go White: Paint Is the Quickest, Cheapest Way to Change a Room. but How Do You Choose the Color? Allison Arieff Discovers It's Not So Black and White
WHEN IT COMES to our homes, my sister and I are like the tortoise and the hare. My husband and I looked for nearly a year before buying our first house, for example, while my sister and her husband found their place in less than a week. Our aesthetic...
Going with the Flow; the Best-Selling Author of Helping Me Help Myself, Beth Lisick Finds Herself Not Sweating the Small Stuff after Journeying to the World's Most Active Volcano, the Big Island's Kilauea
I am standing stock-still on the edge of a rain forest, listening. For the first time in my life, I will go hiking all alone, and I have to admit that I'm actually a little scared. As the scarlet honeycreepers whistle around me, I calm myself by imagining...
How a State Lost Weight; Colorado Has Lots of Fit People. but One Town in Particular Has Lessons for All of Us. Here Are the Six Secrets to Its Success. Do Try This at Home
WELCOME TO BROOMFIELD Broomfield could easily have been the quintessential American (read, overweight) town. Although it's only a half-hour from Boulder, it's much more mainstream America than that famously athletic university town. Residents spend...
In the Blogs
Your September issue had a nice article on grass-fed beef ("Lean & Green," page 90). Where can I buy some in Orange County?-STEVE TITUS, BALBOA, CAEDITOR'S NOTE: Some retailers, such as Whole Foods Market, sell grass-fed meat, but supplies fluctuate....
January: What to Do in Northern California
Shop for value Decorate with moth orchids When it's time to take down the holiday decorations, brighten suddenly cheerless-looking rooms with Phalaenopsis. The blooms last for weeks, making them far more economical than cut flowers. Choose plants...
Less Meat Lots of Flavor: Make Vegetables the Star of the Dish, and You'll Eat Healthier and Save Money. We Took Inspiration from Asia to Create These Four Flavor-Packed Recipes
TIP: USE DRIED SHRIMP ALONG WITH THE FRESH, TO ADD INTENSITY AND TEXTURE Shrimp pad Thai SERVES 8 TIME 35 minutes Quick and delicious, pad Thai is a ubiquitous street food in Thailand. 12 oz. rice vermicelli noodles 1/3 cup peanut or vegetable...
New Year, Fresh Outlook
The best things in life are, yes, free. These 10 no-cost pleasures simply remind us why we live here*1. Soak in a spellbinding ocean view: Lands End coastal trail Poke along the winding, moderate, 3. 5-mile trail in San Francisco with unbeatable views...
New Year, Fresh Outlook: The Best Things in Life Are, Yes, Free. These 10 No-Cost Pleasures Simply Remind Us Why We Live Here
1. Soak in a spellbinding ocean view: Lands End coastal trail Poke along the winding, moderate, 3.5-mile trail in San Francisco with unbeatable views of the Pacific (pictured) and Golden Gate Bridge, or explore the newly rehabilitated Merrie Way over-look...
Northern California Weekend
South Bay day trip Koreatown Why go now: Warm up--and soothe your soul--with steaming tofu soups, pots of tea, and Korean day spas. Main drag: El Camino Real in Santa Clara. Korean population: 25,708 in Santa Clara County, making it one of the...
Saving on a Rainy Day; Rainwater Is Free and Pure, a Tonic for Plants. Here Are Four Ways to Catch and Store Precious Winter Rainfall to Keep Your Garden Lush
PLANT A RAIN GARDEN When rain falls in Seattle, homeowner Lyn Dillman smiles: Water that used to run down the street now pools in a thickly planted infiltration basin at the garden's edge, where it percolates into the groundwater below. "It's a...
Simple, with Soul
Designer Cisco Pinedo proves that filling a home with family-not stuff-is the key to cozy BY JULIE CHAI | PHOTOGRAPHS BY THOMAS J. STORYAN AVID COOK, Cisco Pinedo loves nothing more than hosting meals for his family and the many friends and neighbors...
Simple, with Soul; Designer Cisco Pinedo Proves That Filling a Home with Family-Not Stuff-Is the Key to Cozy
The well-edited room Except for a mix of items found while traveling and trolling flea markets. the living room is uncluttered. Favorite pieces include a wooden Burmese Buddha, European garden gnomes, and a Mexican santo. "I love merging cultures...
The Ultimate Vegetable Challenge for Wine: Sauerkraut: Wine-Braised Seafood Choucroute
SERVES 6 TIME About 2 hours Comforting Alsatian choucroute--a tangle of seasoned sauerkraut, usually served with pork--is mighty hard on wine. But for centuries, Alsatians have been happily pairing choucroute with their own wines: dry Riesling and...
Under the Influence: In Tough Times, Finding Hope Is as Simple as Stepping into Our Mind-Blowing Western Scenery. Meet Six Notables Whose Lives Were Changed by the Landscape
Cannon's photography has appeared in Travel + Leisure, National Geographic Adventure, and Sunset. His images also appear on the art surfboards he creates. THE PULL OF THE OCEAN Cannon grew up landlocked in Colorado but often visited his grandparents...
Utah Olympic Park
Park City day tripWhy go now: Start the new year by unleashingyour inner Olympian. Creds: Park City hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics and is the home of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association. It's still a hot spot on the international race circuit for...
What to Do in the Rockies: January
Shop for valueOrder vegetable seeds Homegrown veggies cost a fraction of what you buy in stores, so plan your garden now for the coming year. New for 2009 from Colorado-based Botanical Interests are Asian Salad Mix mesclun, organic 'Black Krim' tomatoes,...
Winter Soups with a Spin: Our Versions of These Favorites Are Rich, Soothing, and Good for You
YOU LIKE: Cream of tomato soup TRY THIS TWIST: Romesco soup SERVES 4 or 5 (makes 71/2 cups) TIME 1 hour Romesco is a classic Spanish sauce made of ground tomatoes, peppers, onions, garlic, olive oil, and almonds. We turned it into...
You A to Z Guide Feel-Good Foods for 2009: Our Favorite Things to Eat in the New Year, Plus Easy Ways to Get Them into Your Diet
A Almonds They're loaded with heart-healthy mono-and polyunsaturated fats--and are the best nut source of the antioxidant vitamin E. TRY almond butter instead of peanut butter in your next PB&J, or in place of peanut butter when making Thai peanut...
Zen on a Dime
Three ways to keep your spirit (and your wallet) full in Lava Hot Springs IdahoHERE HE IS. An honest-to-goodness Tibetan monk, cupping hot mineral water over his steaming pate on the terraced steps of the dormant volcanic crater. This itinerant monk...
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