more about: food

It’s California Restaurant Month—here’s the rundown

Congratulations, you made it through your first full week back to work after the holidays. In my book, it’s the toughest week of the year; the week you most need something to look forward to. For some, that means planning a last-minute weekend getaway somewhere nearby; for others it means making plans to go out with friends you missed during […]

7 things I learned as a beginner cook with Chef Joanne Weir

I don’t know how to cook, so I took a class with a world-renowned chef. Logical place to start, right? Joanne Weir hosted a Mediterranean recipe demo just in time for the holidays.

Thanksgiving Comfort Food

As we approach our December office moves—to Oakland’s Jack London Square and to Sonoma’s Cornerstone—the Sunset staff has been reminiscing about Menlo Park memories. One of our favorite spots on campus is an unassuming hallway ledge we call The Crossroads. When we have harvested backyard fruit or baked scratch cookies, we share the bounty with our colleagues here.

Fun Halloween baking kits for kids

A quick and easy way to get into the Halloween spirit with your family is the Happiest Little Baker’s very cute and festive Witch’s Hat Cupcake kit. My 6-year-old daughter couldn’t wait to get started with this project and counted down the days until we had time to bake. She oozed so much excitement that even my 10-year-old son couldn’t […]