January 1991 Issue

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The 1991 Bum Steer Awards

It was a year of absent anchors, Bush broccoliphobia, contraband clocks, dastardly Dakotas, egad! Elections, foolhardy fig leaves, governor’s grackles, Hussein harmonizing, incoherent Incaviglia, jury junkets, KO kisses, licentious license plates, misunderstood mummies, naughty notebooks, oil-spill oratory, pretentious pyres, quintessential quadraceps, reverential Sakowitz, telephone telepathy, unwise uppercuts, viper volunteers, wildcatting whoopers, x-pired x-Aggies, yucky yards, zealous Zerubbabel.



Passage to Indian

An enterprising businessman at the turn of the century steered tourists to the Southwest with Pueblo Deco architecture.



Cornbread from Evan’s, Houston1/4 cup chopped yello onion 1 tablespoon butter 2 jalapeños, seeded and minced 1/2 cup fresh corn kernels 1/4 cup chopped pimento 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspooons baking powder 1 1/2 tablesppons sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cup buttermilk

Black-Eyed Pea Pie

6 cups chicken or vegetable stock 2 cups dried black-eyed peas 2 cups chopped yellow onion 1 tablespoon finely ground white pepper 1 bay leaf 1 jalapeño, seeded and minced 1 ham bone (optional) 8 cloves garlic, minced 3 bunches collards or mustard greens, destemmed Cornbread (recipe below) 4



State Fare

Evan Daily wants to improve the environment; so when he opened Evan’s at 3939 Montrose in Houston the week of Earth Day 1990, he took steps beyond using recycled-paper menus and business cards. At Evan’s, organic produce and chemical-free meats are the basis of the meal, not just food for


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