February 1994


The Crying Game

Feb 1, 1994 By Robert Draper

When Houston’s pro sports teams collapse late in the season—as they may do this year—faithful fans like me are never surprised. We’ve almost come to expect it.


Jicama Salad

Feb 1, 1994 By Texas Monthly

1 medium jicama, peeled and julienne cut Juice of one large lime Salt and pepper to taste Toss jicama with lime juice and salt and pepper. Chill until ready to serve.

Texas Creole Barbecued Shrimp

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Barbecue Sauce Base 2 1/2 lemons, peeled and quartered 3 tablespoons coarse-ground black pepper 2 tablespoons seafood seasoning 1 cup Worcestershire sauce 1 cup water 6 cloves garlic In saucepan combine all ingredients and reduce liquid by half. Strain liquid through fine-mesh strainer and…

Texas Cornbread Pudding

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Recipe from Brennan’s, Houston. 1/2 cup diced yellow onion 1 1/2 cups fresh cut corn, approximately 4 ears 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 4 eggs 2 cups whipping cream 6 cups crumbled cornbread (use your favorite recipe) 1 1/2 cups shredded jalapeño jack cheese…



State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

Some like it hot; Texans like it hotter. That’s why Carl Walker, the chef at Brennan’s in Houston (3300 Smith), branded his barbecued shrimp with black pepper and poblano chiles. Double-daring the Southwest palate, he paired the shrimp with his spicy version of a down-home favorite. “I wanted to make…