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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. 230, No. 2, February

A Mountain Trip for Every Season
LOGAN, UT * Fall color chasing Move over, Vermont. The red maples, yellow aspens, and green pines tight up the hills in this college town, 11/2 hours north of Salt Lake. For epic autumn hues, try the Wind Cave hike (2 miles each way) on the northern...
A Trip for Every Taste
MIDWAY, UT On the cheese trail Today, artisanal cheese producers are creating creamy rounds with the same nuanced terroir of wine, making it a good year to travel just for cheese. One of our favorites is Heber Valley Artisan Cheese, 45 miles...
Build Your Own Bowl
Just 4 recipes yield a huge variety of dishes in a California-influenced Hakka Chinese noodle buffet."I NEVER KNEW I was eating Hakka food when I was growing up," says Linda Lau Anusasananan, a food writer and former Sunset senior editor. "I just knew...
Build Your Own Bowl: Just 4 Recipes Yield a Huge Variety of Dishes in a California-Influenced Hakka Chinese Noodle Buffet
"I NEVER KNEW I was eating Hakka food when I was growing up," says Linda Lau Anusasananan, a food writer and former Sunset senior editor. "I just knew it tasted realty good." In the new Hakka Cookbook (University of California Press; 4o), Anusasananan...
Dance Fever
Flamenco star Carole Acuña brings the souL of Spain to San Francisco.WHAT DON'T AMERICANS GET ABOUT FLAMENCO? A tot of them don't realize how hard it is. They think it's just stamping your feet and wearing pretty shoes.HOW MANY PAIRS OF PRETTY DANCE...
Fast & Fresh
Recipes from our kitchen and yours, in 30 minutes or lessFAST & FRESH EVERY DAY!Check out our new videos, tips, and more recipes: sunset.com/ fastandfreshDandelion and grapefruit saladYvette Kaplan, NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CASERVES 4 I 30 MINUTES1 bunch...
Fast & Fresh: Recipes from Our Kitchen and Yours, in 30 Minutes or Less
Dandelion and grapefruit salad Yvette Kap1an, NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA SERVES 4 | 30 MINUTES 1 bunch (11 oz.) dandelion greens, ends trimmed, leaves torn 1 large pink grapefruit, peeled and segmented; squeeze remaining membrane and save juice for dressing 1/2...
February: Your Mountain Guide
To-do list* Plant strawberries in a sunny spot, keeping plants well watered and covered with a frost blanket for the first few weeks.* Prune Douglas fir, juniper, and spruce by cutting back tips, just above a side bud, to the desired length.* Prep vegetable...
Garden to Glass
For author Amy Stewart, a really great cocktail starts in her own backyard."THIS IS OUR SECRET BLEND of ingredients/' the distiller says as I peer into a barrel of dried plant matter during a tour of a French distillery renowned for its herbal liqueur....
Garden to Glass: For Author Amy Stewart, a Really Great Cocktail Starts in Her Own Backyard
"THIS IS OUR SECRET BLEND of ingredients," the distiller says as I peer into a barrel of dried plant matter during a tour of a French distillery renowned for its herbal liqueur. "The recipe is known to only three people in the world." I look at...
Garnishes to Grow
'RASPBERRY SHORTCAKE' RASPBERRY A new thornless red raspberry, it forms a dense, compact mound 2 to 3 feet tall, needs no staking, and thrives in containers. Look for plants in 2-gallon cans at independent nurseries. Water regularly when the top 3...
Greatest Weekend Adventures: Every Week the Wet Is Yours for 48 Hours-Make Them Count with These Quick Trips
PALM SPRINGS For art fiends This town is the capital of midcentury mod style, and the new Sunnylands Center & Gardens is a mega-shrine to modernism. The former winter home of publisher and diplomat Walter Annenberg and his wife, Leonore,...
Houseplants Go Glam
Striking shapes, sizes, and colors make them more spectacular than ever.Forget old-school spider plants. A new wave of unusual and dramatic indoor plants are as much decor as they , greenery. Although some can be pricey - ringing up at $100-plus - they...
Houseplants Go Glam: Striking Shapes, Sizes, and Colors Ma Them More Spectacular Than Ever
Forget old-school spider plants. A new wave of unusual and dramatic indoor plants are as much decor as they are greenery. Although some can be pricey--ringing up at $100-plus--they can complete a room just as well as the perfect rug or piece of art....
How the West Won Hollywood
Well always love Noir L.A. and Wild West mesas, but here are 10 new cinematic hot spots to add to the list of must-see movie locales.1 "HOLLYWOOD north" Vancouver, B.C., earned this moniker for all the movies shot here. On Location's tours shuttle through...
How the West Won Hollywood: We'll Always Love Noir L.A. and Wild West Mesas, but Here Are 10 New Cinematic Hot Spots to Add to the List of Must-See Movie Locales
1 "HOLLYWOOD NORTH" Vancouver, B.C., earned this moniker for all the movies shot here. On Location's tours shuttle through Gastown and Yaletown for a peek at film sets, which could include the new Godzilla. $100 U.S.; onlocation toursvancouver.com...
Las Vegas Gets Real
THE CITY THAT PRIDES ITSELF ON FORGETTING EVERYTHING IS COMING OFF ONE SERIOUS HANGOVER. NOW A BAND OF VISIONARIES IS PUSHING PAST THE GLITZ AND LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE. THERE'S THIS THING CALLED DOWNTOWN. AND IT'S BLOWING UP.ONA SUNNY WEEKDAY MORNING...
Make a Splash!
KREMMLING, CO [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Rafting the Colorado Though most people journey to the Grand Canyon to raft class II and III rapids, you can get on the legendary Colorado River in this town 100 miles northwest of Denver. With outfitter...
Soak, Sun, Relax
THE 2013 GO LISTGreatest weekend adventuresEvery week the west is yours for 48 hours - make them count with these quick trips.PALM SPRINGSFor art fiendsThis town is the capital of midcentury mod style, and the new Sunnylands Center & Gardens is a...
Stone Age Modern
Portland chef-athlete Gregory Gourclet gives Paleo meat and potatoes a delicious Asian spin. BY ASHLEY GARTANDPork and charred brussels sprouts with chile lime sauceSERVES 4 I 1 HOUR1 ½ lbs. brussels sprouts, stems trimmed1 pork tenderloin (I1A lbs.),...
Stone Age Modern: Pork and Chef-Athlete Gregory Gourdet Gives Paleo Meat and Potatoes a Delicious Asian Spin
Pork and charred brussels sprouts with chile time sauce SERVES 4 | 1 HOUR 1 1/2 lbs. brussels sprouts, stems trimmed 1 pork tenderloin (1 1/4 Lbs.). trimmed 1h tsp. each kosher salt and pepper, divided 5 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1...
Sweet!
This Valentine's Day, skip dinner and go straight to dessert with a party inspired by pastry master Yigit Pura.SURE, HE MAY BE professionally biased, but pastry chef Yigit Pura has a point when he says: "There are very, very, very few people in the world...
Sweet! This Valentine's Day, Skip Dinner and Go Straight to Dessert with a Party Inspired by Pastry Master Yigit Pura
SURE, HE MAY BE professionally biased, but pastry chef Yigit Pura has a point when he says: "There are very, very, very few people in the world who don't like dessert." For that reason, the Top Chef Just Desserts winner suggests forgoing the typical...
Terrific at the Table
The combination of subtle richness, texture, and good acidity makes a well-balanced West Coast Chardonnay a much better food partner than overoaked, flabbier versions. The acidity holds up to the zippy vinegar-spiked dressings and sauces we love, and...
The Fix Is In
A designer shares 9 quick tricks for making any place feel like home.WHEN KYLE SCHUNEMAN MOVED into half of a Victorian duplex in San Francisco's Pacific Heights neighborhood, he didn't know how long he would live there. What he did know, however, is...
The Fix Is In: A Designer Shares 9 Quick Tricks for Making Any Place Feet like Home
WHEN KYLE SCHUNEMAN MOVED into half of a Victorian duplex in San Francisco's Pacific Heights neighborhood, he didn't know how long he would live there. What he did know, however, is that he felt duty-bound to make his mark on the apartment. "Even in...
The Great White
Chardonnay is the most popular wine in the country. So why are some Western winemakers changing everything about it-and saying it's finally good?I BROKE UP WITH CHARDONNAY 15 YEARS AGO. For some of us, the ABC (anything but Chardonnay) crowd, it became...
The Great White: Chardonnay Is the Most Popular Wine in the Country. So Why Are Some Western Winemakers Changing Everything about It-And Saying Its Finally Good?
I BROKE UP WITH CHARDONNAY 15 YEARS AGO. For some of us, the ABC (anything but Chardonnay) crowd, it became the wine we loved to hate, decked out in new oak, tongue-coating butter, and in-your-face sweetness. And with food? Diva Chard was a train...
The Las Vegas You Never Knew
WHAT TO DO Skip the circus of the Strip for the soul of downtown. 1| THE MOB MUSEUM Of course Vegas has always had its share of wiseguys named Tony who've showed a sudden interest in the town. The story of gangs and mobsters springs to life...
The New Mediterranean
With just a few ingredients from the eastern side of the sea, you can give familiar dishes- even burgers-an exotic spin. BY ELAINE JOHNSON I PHOTOGRAPHS BY MAREN CARUSOWhile Mediterranean food is hardly new to these shores-hummus, after all, is nearly...
The New Mediterranean: With Just a Few Ingredients from the Eastern Side of the Sea, You Can Give Familiar Dishes-Even Burgers-An Exotic Spin
While Mediterranean food is hardly new to these shores--hummus, after all, is nearly as common as ketchup in grocery stores--the cuisines of France and Italy have long ruled at upscale restaurants. But the compass is shifting. Around the West, chefs...
Vegas Gets Real
THE CITY THAT PRIDES ITSELF ON FORGETTING EVERYTHING IS COMING OFF ONE SERIOUS HANGOVER. NOW A BAND OF VISIONARIES IS PUSHING PAST THE GLITZ AND LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE. THERE'S THING CALLED DOWNTOWN. AND IT'S BLOWING UP. ON A SUNNY WEEKDAY...
Weekend in Paradise
NOTHING IS MORE SATISFYING than tossing your duffel bag into the trunk and clicking it closed--the sound of the weekend beginning. Long, meticulously planned vacations to far-off places are enormous but rare pleasures. It's the short trip, maybe just...
Where to See Art in the Wild
SEATTLE Sculpture on the water The West's greatest sculpture gallery without walls is Seattle Art Museum's Olympic Sculpture Park on downtown's waterfront. There are a whopping 21 sculptures, including an enormous typewriter eraser and rusted-steel...
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