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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. 6, December

A Tale of Two Trees
Piney-sweet smell, or perfect branches every year? Real or fake? How the West is changing the way we make that decision.When I was a child, my family adhered to a strict policy when it came to Christmas trees: We never drew from the same well twice....
A Tale of Two Trees: Piney-Sweet Smell, or Perfect Branches Every Year? Real or Fake? How the West Is Changing the Way We Make That Decision
When I was a child, my family adhered to a strict policy when it came to Christmas trees: We never drew from the same well twice. One year, we rolled up to the White Front parking lot in Everett, Washington, where my dad haggled with the schnapps.....
Come on In
These cozy- and affordablecabins and lodges make for easy winter getaways. BY AISLYN GREENEClose to the slopes but away from it all: Fireside Resort Jackson HoleJACKSON HOLE, WYYour private paradiseJust 5½ mites from Teton Village, the cabins at Fireside...
Come on In: These Cozy-And Affordable-Cabins and Lodges Make for Easy Winter Getaways
JACKSON HOLE, WY Your private paradise Just 5 1/2 miles from Teton Village, the cabins at Fireside Resort Jackson Hole have all the wintry musts--fireplaces, pillow-top mattresses, and decks big enough for snow gear--in a compact, eco-conscious...
December Your Mountain Guide
To-do list* Display poinsettias in a brightly tit and cool room away from heat vents (6o° to 700 is ideal), watering only when the soil feels dry.* When temperatures are above freezing, water dry spots in the garden, paying special attention to south-facing...
December: Your Southwest Guide
* MUST-HAVE CACTUS GUIDE Packed with plant and care info, and gorgeous color photos for each entry, The Gardener's Guide to Cactus (Timber Press, 2012; $25) by Sunset contributor Scott Calhoun is essential for the dry-climate gardener's bookshelf....
Design Boom
THESE 14 VISIONARIES ARE BRINGING AN INDIE SPIRIT TO MAINSTREAM DESIGN.IT'S A GOLDEN AGE OF creativity in the West, and design innovation is transforming the way we live.That's thanks in part to these 14 game changers, who are influencing everything...
Dinner on a Dream Ranch
An ambitious new sustainable farming venture, Belcampo promises to change the meat we eat in big ways. Food editor Margo True joins the team for the ultimate pasture-to-plate holiday feast.Every part of the big kitchen at Belcampo Farms bustles with...
Dinner on a Dream Ranch: An Ambitious New Sustainable Farming Venture, Belcampo Promises to Change the Meat We Eat in Big Ways. Food Editor Margo True Joins the Team for the Ultimate Pasture-to-Plate Holiday Feast
Every part of the big kitchen at Belcampo Farms bustles with Christmas cooking. One cook sizzles butternut squash slices in hot oil. Another pulls a couple of mincemeat pies from the oven, flooding the air with warm, sweet spices. And Anya Fernald,...
Fast & Fresh
Recipes from our kitchen and yours, in 30 minutes or lessChicken tortilla soupChristine DatiaN, LAS VEGASSERVES 4 | 30 MINUTES1 qt. reduced-sodium chicken broth1 ½ lbs. boned, skinned chicken thighs, cubed½ white onion, chopped1 can (14.5 oz.) diced...
Fast & Fresh: Recipes from Our Kitchen and Yours, in 30 Minutes or Less
Chicken tortilta soup ChriStirle Dctian, LAS VEGAS SERVES 4 30 MINUTES 1 qt. reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 1/2 lbs. boned, skinned chicken thighs, cubed 1/2 white onion, chopped 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes 1/2 to 1 serrano chile, halved and sliced 1...
Feast on the Range
Belcampo Farms, a new ranch near California's Mt. Shasta, is opening a chain of butcher shops selling its pasture-raised meat. This dinner celebrated the launch, and makes a festive menu at home too. For our story about Belcampo, see page 49 Farinata...
Neon + Leather, Linen & Wood
Three super-talented L.A. designers use bright patterns as inspiration for easy DIY gifts. The most fun way to make them? Throw a crafting party.Clare Vivier designs stylish handbags, some of which have appeared in fashion mags like Vogue. Her Silver...
Neon + Leather, Linen & Wood: Three Super-Talented L.A. Designers Use Bright Patterns as Inspiration for Easy DIY Gifts. the Most Fun Way to Make Them? Throw a Crafting Party
Heather's Linen napkins [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] MATERIALS * Linen or cotton napkins * Small thin-tip paintbrushes * Neon fabric paint (such as Scribbles) * Alphabet rubber-stamp set * Ruler * Pencils with flat (new)...
Peppermint in Black and White
Winter's most festive flavor pairs with its favorite partner- chocolate- for desserts that will disappear from your table in minutes.White chocolata peppermint cheesecakeSERVES 18 TO 20 | 2 ½ HOURS, PLUS 4 HOURS TO COOLThis party-size, extravagantly...
Saved by the Slow-Cooker
Four surprising ways this tool can see you through the seasonwe're GOING TO GO out on a limb - ?\ bough - and say this: No kitchen should be without a slow-cooker over the holidays. It saves you hours, frees up oven space, feeds a crowd, and can cook...
Saved by the Slow Cooker: Four Surprising Ways This Tool Can See You through the Season
WE'RE GOING TO GO out on a limb--or bough--and say this: No kitchen should be without a slow-cooker over the holidays. It saves you hours, frees up oven space, feeds a crowd, and can cook just about anything. Here, we use the versatile tool to meet...
Taste of Sunshine
Handmade holidaysThese homemade citrus gifts capture the West in every bold, bright bite.fruit jelliesas joyful as the candies from childhood, this version explodes with fresh-from-the-tree flavor.ORANGE BITTERIt's the holiday season, in a bottle: This...
The Skiing Sweet Spot
Somewhere between rickety mom and pop and mega resort, these under the radar ... impressive slopes and serious ...(ProQuest: ... denotes obscured text omitted.)1 SANDPOINT, IDHave Schweitzer Mountain all to yourselfThe numbers at Schweitzer speak for...
The Skiing Sweet Spot: Somewhere between Rickety Mom-and-Pop and Mega-Resort, These Under-the-Radar Stars Have Impressive Slopes and Serious Charm Factor
1 SANDPOINT, ID Have Schweitzer Mountain all to yourself The numbers at Schweitzer speak for themselves: 2,900 skiable acres (that means less than one skier per acre on all but the busiest holiday weekends); 300+ inches of average annual snowfall;...
The Sunniest Gift
ONE DAY SOON AFTER WE MOVED into our San Francisco home, I found the tiny patio dotted with bright yellow lemons. A large citrus tree lorded over a neighboring backyard, but how did a dozen of its fruit end up on our bricks? Then I saw the ripped plastic...
Well-Crafted Cabs
For a special bottle to give or drink, California's classic winemakers deliver elegance and balance. BY SARA SCHNEIDER | PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANNABELLE BREAKEYIN THE RACE of the last decade for higher and higher scores from key wine critics - and for more...
Well-Crafted Cabs: For a Special Bottle to Give or Drink, California's Classic Winemakers Deliver Elegance and Balance
IN THE RACE of the last decade for higher and higher scores from key wine critics--and for more of our dollars for the most popular red in this country--some top Cabernet Sauvignon makers went off the deep end. They let their grapes get Ober-ripe in...
Wild Wreaths
Two designers reimagine the holiday classic and share tips to make your own.YES, THEY'RE ROUND. But the wreaths on these pages - by Zenaida Sengo of Flora Grubb Gardens and floral designer Susie Nadler of the San Francisco shop's Cutting Garden - have...
Wild Wreaths: Two Designers Reimagine the Holiday Classic and Share Tips to Make Your Own
YES, THEY'RE ROUND. But the wreaths on these pages--by Zenakla Sengo of Flora Grubb Gardens and floral designer Susie Nadler of the San Francisco shop's Cutting Garden--have little else in common with the traditional evergreen. Starting with a base...
You Said It
Local flavorsI was having friends over for a birthday dinner and decided to buy all my ingredients from the Portland vendors listed in "50 Great Local Food Shops" (October, page 64). I spent the day going from one store to the next, talking with each...
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