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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. 229, No. 4, October

50 FOOD SHOPS Great LOCAL: WHAT YOUR NEIGHBORS ARE MAKING
For a taste of the top delicacies being made in the West, check out these 50 places. You'll find regional cheeses, Mexican sweets, and homemade specialty sausages. Yes, often it's a splurge, but just a couple of items can add a certain special touch...
Autumn Drama Queens
Grow sultry amaranth flowers for rich, long-lasting bouquets in fallWHETHER VOM call amararithk gaudy, exotic, or downright glamorous,, these warm-season annuals always stop traffic in iSunset's test garden. Theif velvety flovversirun the gamut from...
Autumn Drama Queens: Grow Sultry Amaranth Flowers for Rich, Long-Lasting Bouquets in Fall
WHETHER YOU CALL amaranth's gaudy, exotic, or downright glamorous, these warm-season annuals always stop traffic in Sunset's test garden.. Their velvety flowers run the gamut from upright and dense to drooping tassels. Blooms come in richly saturated...
Fast & Fresh
Recipes from our kitchen and yours, in 30 minutes or lessSpicy sausage and chard pastaWilly and Sandy Hermann, ORINDA, CASERVES 4 | 30 MINUTES12 oz. whole-wheat or regular (inguine12 oz. hot Italian sausages, casings removedVi cup chopped onion2 large...
Fast & Fresh: Recipes from Our Kitchen and Yours, in 30 Minutes or Less
Spicy sausage and chard pasta Willy and Sandy Hermann, ORINDA, CA SERVES 4 | 30 MINUTES [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] 12 oz. whole-wheat or regular linguine 12 oz. hot Italian sausages, casings removed 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 large garlic cloves,...
Halloween Chic
For a spooky, grown-up fete that friends wi love, we got ideas frorn Wat Oren, the L.A event planner behind the weddings of Reese Witherspoon and Natalie PortmanTHE PALETTE Swap orange for white to create a sleek blackand-white color scheme. Scatter...
Halloween Chic: For a Spooky, Grown-Up Fete That Friends Will Love, We Got Ideas from Yifat Oren, the L.A. Event Planner Behind the Weddings of Reese Witherspoon and Natalie Portman
THE PALETTE Swap orange for white to create a sleek black-and-white color scheme. Scatter pale pumpkins on a buffet table (Brookester pumpkin pictured; 09; funkins.com), then add candy apples for a blood red accent. CENTERPIECE Halloween is not...
Imagine Pumpkin Pie
that's both savory and sweet, in shapes and styles that are far from ordinary...APPLE PUMPKIN GUETTEYou doN't need a pie pan for this rustic, open-face pastry.PUMPKIN CURRY EMPANADASThese handheld savory pies are perfect for a party.PUMPKIN SHEPHERD'S...
In the Now
EVEN AFTER ALL MY YEARS MAKING MAGAZINES, I've never quite gotten used to being out of sync with the actual calendar. My staff and I spend our summers putting together stories all about fall--pumpkins, gold-turning aspens, Halloween--and by the time...
Killer Color across the West
ARIZONA Coconino National Forest has the state's most spectacular aspens, set against the backdrop of dormant volcano Humphreys Peak. North of Flagstaff on U.S. 180; fs.usda.gov/coconino CALIFORNIA From Bridgeport (photo, page 25), head south...
Leaf-Peeping from a Paddleboard
PARK CITY You've seen aspens glow gold before, but never quite like this. The new Paddle Park City has extended its season so you can have killer autumn views from the middle of Jordanelle Reservoir. Stand-up paddleboard i ng (aka SUPing), with its large,...
Michael Chabon's Telegraph Avenue
* Pulitzer Prize-winning author and longtime Berkeley resident Michael Chabon's soulful new novel, Telegraph Avenue (HarperCollins, $28)--about, among many things, two friends struggling to save their record store--looks at race and class in urban...
Michael Chabon's Telegraph Avenue
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and longtime Berkeley resident Michael Chabon's soulful new novel, Telegraph Avenue (HarperCollins, $28) - about, among many things, two friends struggling to save their record store - looks at race and class in urban America....
October: Your Northern California Guide
IDEA WE LOVE WELCOMING ENTRY Plants that increase in height from the sidewalk to the doorstep screen this Los Angeles front yard almost as much as a solid hedge or a low fence would--but the look is much friendlier. Low-growing blue succulents (Senecio...
One-Block Shopping: Oakland Temescal Alley Is Fast Becoming the East Bay's Coolest Block
1 FOR GREENS Crimson Horticultural Rarities (above) is the neighborhood's answer to San Francisco's Paxton Gate, with air plants, succulent terrariums, unusual cut flowers, and taxidermy. 470A 49th St.; 510/992-3359. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] 2...
On the Ale Trail
How do you get to the heart of the craft brew craze? Go taste at the source."YOU GUYS THIRSTY?" Before we can answer, a hand yanks the tap and fills two tasting cups with an orangey golden ale. I'd been warned about this. Lagunitas pours heavy, enough...
On the Ale Trail: How Do You Get to the Heart of the Craft Brew Craze? Go Taste at the Source
"YOU GUYS THIRSTY?" Before we can answer, a hand yanks the tap and fills two tasting cups with an orangey golden ale. I'd been warned about this. Lagunitas pours heavy, enough people told me that we made it our first stop. Sneak a quick tour, then...
Out of the Box
The next generation of our iconic Breezehouse prefab offers private retreats, gathering spaces, and green innovations-all under a soaring roof.Built into a slope in Sonoma County wine country, the house and guest pod (left) share a 2,490-square-foot...
Out of the Box: The Next Generation of Our Iconic Breezehouse Prefab Offers Private Retreats, Gathering Spaces, and Green Innovations-All under a Soaring Roof
OUR LATEST IDEA HOUSE rolled into Healdsburg, California, on a truck, all folded up like a piece of steel origami. With a foundation waiting to bolt it into place, each ready-made section of the home was lifted into position and its walls flipped up....
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway
Jump in the car for 55 miles of Colorado fall-foliage wow.Why go now. This wellmaintained drive abounds with aspen stands, historic stops, and funky towns. Start here: About 30 miles west of downtown Denver in the casino town of Black Hawk. The 55-mile...
Point Reyes: In Marin County, Fall Is the Best Time to Eke out a Little Summer
The town: Point Reyes Station, population 848. Who's here: Hikers, bikers, kayakers, and day-trippers whose ideal fall day ends with fresh oysters and cold beer on a picnic table. Where it all happens: The four commercial blocks of Main Street, also...
Prime Time for Planting
Our picks for the very best bulbs, natives, greens, shrubs, trees, and Wild flowers tO Set OUt nOW by kathleen n. brenzel, juue CHAI, AND JOHANNA SILVERTHE TIME IS RIGHT to get growing! Tempting as it may be to buy plants in spring when they're looking...
Prime Time for Planting: Our Picks for the Very Best Bulbs, Natives, Greens, Shrubs, Trees, and Wildflowers to Set out Now
THE TIME IS RIGHT to get growing! Tempting as it may be to buy plants in spring when they're looking full and luscious, fall is actually ideal for getting most ornamentals and cool-season edibles into the ground. Summer's peak heat is behind, the soil...
The Bounty Underground
In her new cookbook, Roots, Portland author Djane Morgan unearths produce from the familiar to the far-out- and cooks up surprising ways to enjoy it all.WHY A DEFINITIVE BOOK ON ROOTS, OF ALL things? With the expansion of farmers' markets and Asian and...
The Bounty Underground: In Her New Cookbook, Roots, Portland Author, Diane Morgan Unearths Produce from the Familiar to the Far-Out and Cooks Up Surprising Ways to Enjoy It All
WHY A DEFINITIVE BOOK ON ROOTS, OF ALL THINGS? With the expansion of farmers' markets and Asian and Latino grocery stores, I was seeing a lot more roots such as salsify and burdock that I was less familiar with. I wanted to learn all the options for...
The King of Fall
Why the quaking aspen reigns over the autumn landscape of the WestYOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED to [earn that the quaking aspen, Populus tremuio/des, is not unique to the West. In fact, it's the most widely distributed tree in North America, showing up not...
The King of Fall: Why the Quaking Aspen Reigns over the Autumn Landscape of the West
YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED to learn that the quaking aspen, Populus tremuloides, is not unique to the West. In fact, it's the most widely distributed tree in North America, showing up not only from Arizona to Alaska, but also in the upper Midwest and Northeast...
Wheat's New Wave
Thousands of varieties, all with different flavors and uses? It's a whole new world of flour out there, where freshness and variety are revolutionizing the way we bake.IN A LOW-SLUNG research building in the heart of Washington's Skagit Valley, professor...
Wheat's New Wave: Thousands of Varieties, All with Different Flavors and Uses? It's a Whole New World of Flour out There, Where Freshness and Variety Are Revolutionizing the Way We Bake
IN A LOW-SLUNG research building in the heart of Washington's Skagit Valley, professor Stephen Jones stands next to his random scribbles on a chalkboard. They read: "Grassy. Spice. Hay. Fresh-bright." [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]...
Will Cook for Fun
L.A. chef Suzanne Goin has several restaurants but still loves to make food at home. Her genius ways with ingredients will help you celebrate the season-wherever you are.THE COUNTERS ARE SPILLING OVER WITH RIPE FIGS, bright red and amber tomatoes, delicate...
Will Cook for Fun: L.A. Chef Suzanne Goin Has Several Restaurants but Still Loves to Rake Food at Hare. Her Genius Ways with Ingredients Will Help You Celebrate the Season-Wherever You Are
THE COUNTERS ARE SPILLING OVER WITH RIPE FIGS I bright red and amber tomatoes, delicate haricots verts, deep purple eggplant, and piles of fresh herbs. "October in Southern California is like summer everywhere eke," says Suzanne Goin. Goin, winner...
You Said It
Jewel of a lakeI loved reading about Sardine Lake (August, page 66). My husband and I feel so fortunate to have found this jewel of the Sierra. We have visited Lakes Basin in early June to golf and hike for the past nine years. It's been a wonderful...
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