April 1994

Features

Feature
Rhapsody in Blue

Apr 1, 1994 By Joe Nick Patoski

With its wildflowers, Texas history, and romantic B&Bs, Washington County is an enchanted April getaway.

Feature
The Promised Land

Apr 1, 1994 By Mimi Swartz

We are sixth-generation Texans and we are Jews. My family’s history is an account of the price we have paid to be both.

Sadder but Wiser

Apr 1, 1994 By Paul Burka

What’s eating Ann Richards? As her reelection campaign finally gets in high gear, the governor seems to be fighting a case of the mopes.

Feature
The Innocent and The Damned

Jan 20, 2013 By Gary Cartwright

The case against Fran’s Day Care in Austin raised the specter of Satanic conspiracy—just like hundreds of similar controversial child abuse cases across the country.

Columns

Health
Growing Young

Apr 1, 1994 By Terry Todd

Want to turn back the clock? A clinic in Mexico peddles a wonder hormone—just don’t expect to hear about its downside.

Sports
Once Upon a Green

Apr 1, 1994 By Turk Pipkin

Carrying someone else’s golf bag used to be the best way to learn about the game. Now caddying is a lost art.

Lifestyle
Crash Course

Apr 1, 1994 By William Helmer

In the forties I was just a kid with a Kodak, but my fascination with car wrecks taught me many lasting lessons.

Web

Recipe
Edible Flowers

Apr 1, 1994 By Texas Monthly

1/2 cup fresh soft goat cheese 24 edible flowers (preferably trumpet-shaped) Whip goat cheese in blender until smooth; pipe or spoon into flowers. To serve, arrange slices of stuffed lamb on plate atop tomatillo sauce. Decorate lamb with remaining pepper strips and garnish plate with flowers. Serves 6.

Recipe
Tomatillo-Mint Sauce

Apr 1, 1994 By Texas Monthly

1 pound fresh tomatillos, quartered 1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh garlic 3 tablespoons clarified butter 1 cup sherry 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup chopped destemmed fresh mint 1 teaspoon ground black pepper…

Recipe
Stuffed Lamb Tenderloin

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Lamb Tenderloin 6 half-pound lamb tenderloins 1/2 cup olive oil 2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme 9 cloves garlic, finely chopped Salt and pepper to taste 1 pound ground veal 12 ounces oyster mushrooms, finely chopped 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 cups…

Miscellany

State Fare
State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

“Mixing so many flavors, you wouldn’t think the dish would turn out,” says Ethel Fisher, the executive chef and co-owner of Houston’s Post Oak Grill. But it does, and more is more in this unlikely pairing of lamb and not-so-subtle tomatillo sauce. Fisher spent twenty years traveling throughout Europe…

Reporter

Reporter
Karate Cop

Apr 1, 1994 By Skip Hollandsworth

Tough guy Chuck Norris’ kick is better than his kiss on the TV hit Walker, Texas Ranger.

Reporter
Rebel Rousers

Apr 1, 1994 By Helen Thompson

In Tyler, a high school student’s Confederate flag T-shirt is raising old fears.

Reporter
Grounded

Apr 1, 1994 By Audrey Duff

Juvenile crime has cities across Texas resorting to teen curfews. Do they work?