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. 238, No. 1, January

Better, Warmer
No more clunky coats and rickety skis to muck up your mountain fantasy. Today's gear is engineered for maximum performance, while keeping you warm from nose to toes.Your handsTake one pair of waterproof gloves, add a rechargeable lithium-ion battery,...
Bold Beauty
WHEN LELAND AND MARIAN Zeidler moved to Aptos, California, they gave landscape architect Steve Sutherland a creative challenge: to dream up a garden that was like an extension of their modern home. His mind immediately went to succulents. "They are the...
Bold Beauty: From Our New Book, Succulents, Comes a California Garden Devoted to the Low-Water Lookers
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] When Leland and Marian Zeidler moved to Aptos, California, they gave landscape architect Steve Sutherland a creative challenge: to dream up a garden that was like an extension of their modern home....
Finding Center and Getting Lost in Joshua Tree: The Trip
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Photographs By Daniel Hennessy On a blistering-hot October afternoon in Flamingo Heights, a desert community 20 miles west of Joshua Tree National Park, Claire Wadsworth is flipping tables. It's Sunday brunch at La Copine,...
Hang out at Base Camp
HANG OUT AT BASE CAMP In the old days, resorts lacked comforts. You might expect to eat bland chili, sleep in a drafty lodge, and find the town asleep by 8. Now, the hills are alive-with top chefs, craft cocktails, even mountaintop yoga. Welcome to...
In the Sunset Kitchen
SHOPPING SMARTS Liquid gold After salt and pepper, extra-virgin olive oil is the ingredient we can't do without in the Test Kitchen. This month, we're uncapping the newly released harvest, nearly all of which comes from California (in the States,...
Jump-Start
verb \jamp-start\ * to start (a vehicle whose battery is not working) by connecting its battery to another source of power (such as the battery of another vehicle) * to cause (something) to start quickly * to give new energy to (something)...
Jump-Start
verb \ jump- start\* to start (a vehicle whose battery is not working) by connecting its battery to another source of power (such as the battery of another vehicle)* to cause (something) to start quickly* to give new energy to (something)JUMP-START YOUR...
Pear Power
COMICE PEAR CLAFOUTISSERVIS A / 65 MINUTES, PLUS IS MINUTES TO COOLSomewhere between a custard and a pancake, you'll find clafoutis. This version of the classic French dessert, made with slightly floral Comice pears, is best when the stem end of the...
Pear Power: Put Their Juicy Sweetness to Work in Salad, Dessert, and Even Short Ribs
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] COMICE PEAR CLAFOUTIS SERVES 6 / 65 MINUTES, PLUS 15 MINUTES TO COOL Somewhere between a custard and a pancake, you'll find clafoutis. This version of the classic French dessert, made with slightly...
Raise the Roof
1 THE HOME OFFICEA longtime design blogger carves out a quiet nook in a shared Seattle nest.TWO YEARS AGO, when Cassandra LaValle moved into her fiance's South Seattle Craftsman, she was faced with the daunting task of merging not only closets but also...
Raise the Roof: Three Creative Attic Renovations Prove Just How Much Fun You Can Pack into a Small Space
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] 1 THE HOME OFFICE A longtime design blogger carves out a quiet nook in a shared Seattle nest. Two years ago, when Cassandra LaValle moved into her fiance's South Seattle Craftsman, she was faced...
Soup Secrets
EVERY SATURDAY, when Andrea Nguyen was a little girl in Vietnam, her mother cooked up a pot of the flavorful noodle soup known as pho, charring onions and ginger, then simmering meat and spices for hours. "We all have those smells that remind us of who...
Soup Secrets: Andrea Nguyen Cracks the Code of Pho for the Home Cook
Every Saturday, when Andrea Nguyen was a little girl in Vietnam, her mother cooked up a pot of the flavorful noodle soup known as pho, charring onions and ginger, then simmering meat and spices for hours. "We all have those smells that remind us of...
So You Want to Be a Winemaker?
SOMEWHERE BETWEEN the desk job and retirement, there's a dream. For Walt Brooks, a longtime NASA scientist, that plan B fantasy was to make wine. Walt and his wife, Bernie, fell in love with wine when they moved from New York to Northern California in...
So You Want to Be a Winemaker? Take It from One Scientist Turned Vintner: You Can Make It Happen through a Local Community College
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] SOMEWHERE BETWEEN the desk job and retirement, there's a dream. For Walt Brooks, a longtime NASA scientist, that plan B fantasy was to make wine. Walt and his wife, Bernie, fell in love with wine when they moved from New York...
The Best in Snow
There was a time, if you can imagine it, when we waited for nature to buffer. During the 1920s, the first ski resorts in the country relied on natural falling snow to blanket their mountains. Which worked out great when the flakes were flying but, in...
The Change Maker
Allegedly, Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS, celebrated turning 40 this year. Objectively, it doesn't sound like there was time. When we meet at Malibu's One Gun Ranch, where he's dropped in for an event to spread the TOMS gospel (delivered with Bill...
The Change Maker: For TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie, Seeing the World Was What Inspired Him to Do Better in It
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Allegedly, Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS, celebrated turning 40 this year. Objectively, it doesn't sound like there was time. When we meet at Malibu's One Gun Ranch, where he's dropped in for an event to spread the TOMS...
The Desert Done Right: Your Guide to Getting Rooted in Joshua Tree
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Five ways to live the desert cream Make your mark Sisters Lily and Hopie Stockman honed their textile skills under master block printers in India. At Block Shop, they teach future makers how...
THE Trip
On a blistering-hot October afternoon in Flamingo Heights, a desert community 20 miles west of Joshua Tree National Park, Claire Wadsworth is flipping tables. It's Sunday brunch at La Copine, the restaurant she owns with her wife, chef Nikki Hill. This...
Tiny Home Big Dreams
Two years ago, as Natasha Lawyer and her husband, Brett Bashaw, wrapped up a six-month road trip, they found themselves dreading the return to their old life in Seattle-to put it mildly. "The idea of coming back and all our money going to rent pissed...
Tiny Home Big Dreams: One Couple Shrugs off Traditional Homeownership in Favor of a 200-Square-Foot Airstream
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Two years ago, as Natasha Lawyer and her husband, Brett Bashaw, wrapped up a six-month road trip, they found themselves dreading the return to their old life in Seattle--to put it mildly. "The idea of coming back and all our...
Up in the Air
YOU ARE IN A TREE, BE CAREFUL. The sign at Washington's Doe Bay Resort & Retreat is a gentle reminder to watch your step in the hotel's newest suite, a cottage-esque treehouse 18 feet above the ground. "Being cradled by the forest as you sleep is...
Up in the Air: Hoteliers Are Transforming Guest Rooms into Treehouses, Elevating Ordinary Vacations into Experiences Filled with Wonder
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] You are in a tree. Be careful. The sign at Washington's Doe Bay Resort & Retreat is a gentle reminder to watch your step in the hotel's newest suite, a cottage-esque treehouse 18 feet above the ground. "Being cradled by...
Weeknight Cooking
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] SLOW-COOKER CARNITAS SERVES 6 / 40 MINUTES, PLUS 8 HOURS IN COOKER Using a slow-cooker to braise pork means you can start this recipe in the morning, go about your day, and just sizzle the meat right before dinner. Store any...
Weeknight Cooking
SLOW-COOKER CARNITASSERVES 6/40 MINUTES, PLUS 8 HOURS IN COOKERUsing a slow-cooker to braise pork means you can start this recipe in the morning, go about your day, and just sizzle the meat right before dinner. Store any leftover camitas in the cooking...
Your Checklist
* PLANT Nurseries are stocked with a wide selection of bareroot fruit trees this month. For Northern California gardens, the team at Dave Wilson Nursery suggests these: 'Sugar Twist', a "pluerry" (plum-cherry cross), which has fruit that hangs on...
Your CHECKLIST
PLANTNurseries are stocked with a wide selection of bareroot fruit trees this month. For Northern California gardens, the team at Dave Wilson Nursery suggests these: 'Sugar Twist', a "pluerry" (plum-cherry cross), which has fruit that hangs on the tree...
Your Weeknight: GAME PLAN
WE all know by now that eating more vegetables is good for us and for the planet. And there's never been a more delicious time to do it: Big flavors from the Middle East and Asia, combined with new choices of produce and grains, have transformed vegetarian...
Your Weeknight: Game Plan: These Flavorful, Make-Ahead Vegetarian Recipes Are Your Path to Healthy-Eating Success
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] We all know by now that eating more vegetables is good for us and for the planet. And there's never been a more delicious time to do it: Big flavors from the Middle East and Asia, combined with new...
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