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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. 226, No. 3, March

A Taste of Spring
Just for you, a garden-fresh menu from our new book, The One-Block Feast-inspired by Sunset's award-winning blogFOUR YEARS AGO, as the loca vore wave was building, Sunset launched a project called the One-Block Diet. We designed a summery menu calling...
A Taste of Spring: Just for You, a Garden-Fresh Menu from Our New Book, the One-Block Feast-Inspired by Sunset's Award-Winning Blog
FOUR YEARS AGO, as the locavore wave was building, Sunset launched a project called the One-Block Diet. We designed a summery menu calling for ingredients that we thought we might be able to grow or make right here on the magazine's grounds in Menlo...
Bathing Beauty
How a Las Vegas bathroom got a fresh new look-think high meets low. Plus easy tricks to transform your own space BY EMILY HSIEHTo avoid adding more overhead lights, and having to drill into the original redwood, Gina chose Robern cabinets with ultra-bright...
Been to Boise Lately?
(Or ever?) With mod hotels, haute cuisine, and big-city arts, it'll surprise youWHEN I MOVED to Idaho's capital in 1990, locals were excited that the city finally had a shopping mall; chain restaurants were the best bet for a meal; and the cultural scene...
Brainstorming Getaways
That novel you want to write? The business you've been meaning to start? These hotels get the creative juices flowing.Is this the next French Laundry?Something's up at the Willows Inn on Lummi Island, near Seattle. New inn chef Blaine Wetzel comes from...
Brainstorming Getaways: That Novel You Want to Write? the Business You've Been Meaning to Start? These Hotels Get the Creative Juices Flowing
INSPIRATION FACTOR BONUS HOTEL MURANO The lobby and hallways are Each room comes with TACOMA filled with blown-glass books and a fully loaded From $159; artwork, shown alongside iPod by request. murano.com...
Chasing Spring: A Guide for 2011
Blow the dust off winter with these fresh-air day trips-blooms gone wild, bike trips in the blossoms, and gushing falls, for starters1 A petal drive-byFor some of the best blooms on the Central California Coast, cruise along Shell Creek Road in Santa...
Chasing Spring: A Guide for 2011: Blow the Dust off Winder with These Fresh-Air Day Trips-Blooms Gone Wild, Bike Trips in the Blossoms, and Gushing Falls, for Starters
1 A petal drive-by For some of the best blooms on the Central California Coasts cruise along Shell Creek Road in Santa Margarita, where meadows are carpeted with baby blue eyes, goldfields, and tidytips. Petal peepers park in roadside pullouts for...
Crazy Blends
Winemakers are mixing grapes in ways never seen before- with great resultsTHIS WOULD NEVER happen in France: Cabernet (a Bordeaux grape) is teaming up with the likes of Syrah (a Rhône grape) and Zinfandel (California) ... in the same bottle. And the...
Dressed to Thrill
One easy way to get more salad into your life? Keep these dressings handy BY MARGO TRUECreamy fresh herb dressingHeat 1 tbsp. canola oil in a small frying pan over medium heat. Add 1 ½ tsp. ground coriander; sizzle 2 to 3 seconds, tet cool. Put ½ cup...
Fast & Fresh
Recipes from our kitchen and yours, in 30 minutes or lessSpinach dinner salad with sesame tofuSERVES 4 | 30 MINUTES14 oz. firm tofu, cut into Vz-in. slices¼ cup plus 1 ½ tbsp. grapeseed or vegetable oil, divided½ cup cornstarch¼ cup furikake* (Japanese...
FROM This TO That
Hot new backyard looks for found materials1 FROM salvaged planks TO fence* Boards salvaged from an old horse corral and from a railroad station warm up the modern lines of this fence in Santa Monica Canyon in Los Angeles. Designer Eric Gomez had the...
From This to That: Hot New Backyard Looks for Found Materials
1 FROM Salvaged planks TO fence Boards salvaged from an old horse corral and from a railroad station warm up the modern lines of this fence in Santa Monica Canyon in Los Angeles. Designer Eric Gomez had the 30-foot-long rolled-metal frame fabricated...
Harvesting with Style
Sure, you could just sow and dig, but why not give you gardin patch a little personality too? Three edibles experts' tricks and tools to customize a garden BY EMILY HSIENEmily's eco-minded gardenActress Emily Paul channeled her green thumb when the Los...
Harvesting with Style: Sure, You Could Just Sow and Dig, but Why Not Give Your Garden Patch a Little Personality Too? Three Edibles Experts' Tricks and Tools to Customize a Garden
Emily's eco-minded garden Actress Emily Paul channeled her green thumb when the Los Angeles writers' strike hit, eventually forming Sprout, a landscaping company that plants organic produce in backyards. Emily believes in simple solutions. To grow...
Hollywood Is Back, Baby: Tinseltown Is Ready for Its Close-Up Again, but This Time the Star Is East Hollywood
HOLLYWOOD. Just whispering the word sparks visions of glam premieres, celebs on red carpets, and cinematic heavyweights swapping screenplays. But anyone visiting in the past few decades faced the harsh reality of a Hollywood down on its luck. After...
Knockout Punch
No longer relegated to the kids' table, punch is roaring back at classically inspired bars and restaurants across the West. Bring the party home with our recipe on the next page: It makes 30 glasses a pop. Cheers! [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION...
Little Loft on the Prairie
How a group of Seattle artists are helping to reinvent a struggling farm townIT ALL STARTED with a flat tire. In 2005, Ed Marquand, a publisher and bookbinder out exploring the countryside, rode his bike into a scrubby agrarian outpost 2 ½ hours east...
Little Loft on the Prairie: How a Group of Seattle Artists Are Helping to Reinvent a Struggling Farm Town
IT ALL STARTED with a flat tire. In 2005, Ed Marquand, a publisher and book-binder out exploring the countryside, rode his bike into a scrubby agrarian outpost 2 1/2 hours east of Seattle and was stopped cold by a flat tire. Ed, who can wax philosophical...
March: What to Do in Northern California
Grow pea shoots Start seeds of a bush variety. When plants reach 8 inches tall, snip the top leaves, and continue harvesting the tips every few weeks. Try the heirloom variety 'Dwarf Grey Sugar', available from Bountiful Gardens (bountifulgardens.org...
Mountain Weekend
Inside Have we found the next Boulder? Take a look at Louisville » The new Boise: star chefs, cool hotels, and a big-time arts scene »Colorado day tripLouisvilleThat was then: A rough-andtumble coal-mining town and Prohibition-era bootleg hub later turned...
Pop-Up Nation
Formerly the domain of hipsters with a Twitter addiction, pop-ups--temporary stores, restaurants, and events that take over spaces for a short period of time--are hitting Main Street. The upshot? More chances for chefs and designers to strut their...
Recipe Reboot
You told us what dishes to reinvent, and here they are-new and improvedVegetable enchiladasSERVES 6 | 1 1/4 HOURSSUGGESTED BY SUNSET FACEBOOK FAN Judy Shellabarger GosnellYour typical vegetarian enchiladas are mostly cheese. That's not the case with...
Rethink Mustard
James Beard award winner Joanne Weir shows us how to give up the bottleTHERE'S SO MUCH more to mustard than something you squirt on a hot dog or burger - especially when you make the condiment yourself. To get recipes for great DIY mustards, we turned...
Small Garden? Think Big
1,000 sq. ft.SAN FRANCISCODivide and conquerSplit-level living | Built-in seating | Peekaboe fanceCovered with decomposed granite and sloping awkwardly toward the rear of the property, this backyard was no place for a party. Owners Susan and Warren Byrne...
Small Garden? Think Big: In Not-So-Big Spaces, Every Detail Counts. Get Inspired by These 5 Creative Revamps
1,000 sq. ft. SAN FRANCISCO Divide and conquer Split-level living | Built-in seating | Peekaboo fence Covered with decomposed granite and sloping awkwardly toward the rear of the property, this backyard was no place for a party. Owners...
The Draw of the New Utah
Forget Bhutan and Bali. The next must see destination is southern Utah, ruggedly beautiful, newly sophisticatedAFTERNOON at Amangin resort, 6 miles southeast of Big Water, Utah, a couple of mesas north of the Arizona state line. The pool shimmers beneath...
The Draw of the New Utah: Forget Bhutan and Bali. the Next Must-See Destination Is Southern Utah, Ruggedly Beautiful, Newly Sophisticated
AFTERNOON at Amangiri resort, 6 miles southeast of Big Water, Utah, a couple of mesas north of the Arizona state line. The pool shimmers beneath white sandstone cliffs. A 30-something French couple, glamorous in the way only 30-something French couples...
The Presidio
What it is: A full-fledged outdoors--and, yes, arts--destination with a weekend's worth of things to do. And the changes just keep coming. What it was: A military base until the Army decamped in 1994. Why does the Presidio keep evolving? By 2013, the...
The Weeknight Challenge
This month, the ingrethents are white fish, asparagus, and peas for dinner in 45 minutes or less. And the winner is...GRAND PRIZE $500Halibut parchment packets with coconut-almond riceRenée Davis, SEATTLESERVES 4 | 45 MINUTESRenée created this recipe...
What to Do in the Rockies March
PROTECT NEW FOLIAGE Toss a blanket over flower beds and rock gardens, and lay a light, fluffy mulch like pine needles around emerging bulbs (including daffodils, lilies, and tulips) any time temperatures are forecast to drop below 20°.Edible gardening...
Zero-Waste Living: Noble or Nutty?
"The Zero-Waste Home" (January, page 74), about one family's ultra-low-consumption lifestyle, triggered more email and comments than any story in recent memory. Read for yourself and post own reactions at sunset.com/zerowastehome47% Found it inspiring*...
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