Sunset‘s Best Drought-Fighting Tactics From 1989

Sunset published this booklet, Waterwise Gardening, in the midst of a California drought during the late ‘80s and early ‘90s. It wasn’t the first time we wrote about the West’s water future, but it was very forward-thinking in its evaluation, bringing up problems we still face today: population growth, ground-water depletion, and the natural cycle of our semidesert climate, which, […]

Ask the Expert: Erika Woelfel on Choosing Paint Colors

We asked Erika Woelfel, director of color at Behr Paints, for her expert advice on your paint color dilemmas.

Links We Love: Redux You Can Do

From a laid-back home renovation to DIY furniture makeovers, here are our favorite take twos from around the web this week.

An Ode to Tamale Pie

In January 2014, Sunset published its “25 All-time Favorite Test Kitchen Recipes.” We had a tough time limiting ourselves, but we did it with delicious results. The photography was beautiful and the food department was very proud when the issue hit newsstands around the West. But I’m beginning to think we made a big mistake.