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Party like it’s 1988 with this throwback election night party menu

With all the drama of this year’s presidential race, we’ve been yearning for the simpler times of elections past. You know, back when the candidates didn’t have Twitter or email accounts, and the voters’ pre-election homework didn’t include researching whether or not it was legal to take a selfie in the voting booth.

So, we’re harking back to 1988 and pulling this gem from our archives.

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.

So simple. So good. Figs with Gorgonzola & Honey from Homegrown

Senior Travel Editor Andrea Minarcek loved the Figs with Gorgonzola and Honey so much, she’s ready to plant her own fig tree!