Food

3 reasons why Portland should be called Suds City

In the ever-more-crowded field of cities vying to be craft-beer capital of the West (Fort Collins! San Diego!), Portland is making its move.

An easy hack for de-boning salmon

Now that wild salmon season is in full swing, I want to enjoy every delicious, succulent (and expensive) bite—but without the bones. I’ve tried using needlenose pliers from the toolbox, and they do the job but can gouge the flesh. In my book, it’s worth it to invest in salmon tweezers.

The making of a Sunset recipe

  Our original Test Kitchen, 1966 (left), and our current Test Kitchen (right). Recipe testing will continue to be part of our approach when we move to our new offices in Oakland and Sonoma.  Last week, the Los Angeles Times ran a thought-provoking story about the current state of recipe testing in America, and singled out Sunset’s test kitchen as […]

5 creative ways to top your avocado toast

At various points in my life, I’ve had too many burgers, too much wine, too much bacon, too much cheese. But I can never get enough avocado toast.