April 1991


The Reluctant Duchess

Apr 1, 1991 By doretheamooregholson

On the hundredth anniversary of San Antonio’s Fiesta, a duchess from the 1963 court still cringes at her memories of the social whirl.

Calm After The Storm

Apr 1, 1991 By Dana Rubin

Stormie Jones’s historic transplant gave her four and a half good years. But at what cost?

Looking at Mexico

Apr 1, 1991 By Michael Ennis

Visitors may suffer from culture shock upon seeing the artistic riches of “Mexico: Splendors of Thirty Centuries.”


State Wide Business
Net Worth

Apr 1, 1991 By John Anderson

How does NBA superstar David Robinson handle his millions? He passes them to a real mom-and-pop operation—his parents.

State Wide Business
Two-way Street

Apr 1, 1991 By John Anderson

A year ago, Michael Dell was Wall Street’s whipping boy. Now he’s its darling.

State Fare
State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

Opposites attract in this fetching dish from Houston’s Ritz-Carlton Hotel. A dusting of cajun seasoning and split-second blackening forthrightly support the lamb’s delicate flavor, and an opulent creamy sauce emboldened with jalapeños positions this creation by executive sous-chef Kevin Dimond squarely in the Southwest. Dimond’s mix-and-match technique has found a…


Popular Music
Jump Starter

Apr 1, 1991 By John Morthland

The music of T-Bone Walker, the Texas guitarist who put the boogie into “jump” blues, is now definitely on record.

College Tries

Apr 1, 1991 By Prudence Mackintosh

Leave college application to the kids? Not when other parents hire SAT coaches and speech writers for theirs.

Up to Speed

Apr 1, 1991 By William Helmer

The highway patrol unveils a new secret weapon in its war against unrepentant speeders.



Jalapeno-Blue Cheese Sauce

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

2 fresh jalapeños 2 ounces cream 2 ounces sour cream 4 ounces mayonnaise 1/4 bunch cilantro 1/4 bunch parsley 4 ounces blue cheese 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Salt to taste Pepper to taste Clean and seed jalapeños, then combine all…

Ballroom Lamb Chops

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

16 lamb chops 2 tablespoons olive oil Cajun Magic (see recipe below) Jalapeño-blue cheese sauce (see recipe below) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brush lamb chops with thin coat of olive oil, then dip in Cajun Magic blackening spice mixture, coating them on all sides. In hot…