What’s Better Than Cherry Tomatoes?

  Answer: Cherry tomatoes grown up and over an arbor!

Up in Smoke: Stifling Heat, Wildfires and the Toll on Human Health

Parched California continues to swelter as Californians suffer the hottest, driest year on record in 120 years, and now it’s ablaze. In iconic Yosemite Park, 100 campers and hikers were recently evacuated by helicopter from areas near Half Dome Peak. The state’s historic drought is making matters so much worse–and deep concerns about drought are gripping the West.

Join Our Wildfire Chat on Wednesday

It’s fire season. And since it’s been a particularly tough year with wildfires, Sunset’s editors will be hosting a Twitter chat to help West coast families prepare for possible flames. We’ll talk basics (How quickly does a wildfire travel?) to in-depth ways on how to make your house and garden fire-smart.

What’s Your Favorite Way to Cook Brussels Sprouts?

A long, long time ago—in June, to be precise—we asked you via our Facebook page how you cook your Brussels sprouts. These wacky doodle vegetables are a quite a conundrum, wouldn’t you agree?