February 1995

Features

Feature
Gone to CyberTexas

Feb 1, 1995 By Joe Nick Patoski

With a computer and a modem, anyone can ravel the state on the information superhighway, but it helps to have a road map. A complete guide to Texas on-line.

Feature
No Limits

Feb 1, 1995 By Jan Reid

For twenty seasons Austin City Limits has been the elite soundstage of American popular music. And it keeps getting better.

Feature
Big

Feb 1, 1995 By Jan Reid

In heavyweight boxing—and in the glare of media lights—it helps to be larger than life. Ask George Foreman, 1994’s comeback kid.

Feature
Shoot-out at Shamrock

Feb 1, 1995 By Jan Jarboe Russell

On a sleepy day last September, two women came barreling down Route 66 with five police cars in hot pursuit. A tiny Panhandle town will never be the same.

Columns

Texana
Over the Hump

Feb 1, 1995 By Carol Chapman

Preacher Howdy Fowler dreamed of crossing the West by camel. Many spine-jarring miles later, his wish has come true.

Law
Crossing the Bar

Feb 1, 1995 By michelemunn

There ought to be a law against the Texas bar exam. It’s irrelevant, illogical and just plain nutty.

Miscellany

State Fare
State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

Shakespeare deemed music the food of love. We beg to differ. These normally humdrum breakfast staples have been glamorized by chef Kenneth Mills of Dallas’ Natura Cafe. His trick? He enriches the pancakes with yogurt and lightly beaten egg whites before grilling, then pours on generous quantities of warm syrup;…

Reporter

Reporter
Chipping Away

Feb 1, 1995 By Dan Michalski

Cyriz is dueling industry-gian Intel in a showdown for the fastest computers in the West.

Reporter
Precious Cargo

Feb 1, 1995 By Dan Michalski

Kids shouldn’t be allowed to ride in the back of pickups. Soon—thanks to Lubbock’s Karen Slay-they won’t.

Web

Recipe
Raspberry Pancakes

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Recipe from chef Kenneth Mills, Natura Cafe, Dallas. 1/2 cup nonfat yogurt 2/3 cup 2 percent milk, room temperature 2 tablespoons melted butter 2 egg whites 1/2 cup unbleached white flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 3 tablespoons raspberry…

Recipe
Oatmeal Pudding

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups quick oats 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup brown sugar Bring 3 3/4 cups water and the salt to a boil. Stir in oats, vanilla, and brown sugar. Consistency should be rather thick. Spray 5 custard cups or decorative molds with nonstick spray.