January 1991

Features

Feature
The 1991 Bum Steer Awards

Jan 1, 1991 By Texas Monthly

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.

Feature
Passage to Indian

Jan 1, 1991 By Texas Monthly

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

Feature
Highway 1

Jan 1, 1991 By Stephen Harrigan

Retracing the trail that tamed the Texas wilderness--the Camino Real.

Web

Recipe
Cornbread

Jan 1, 1991 By Texas Monthly

Cornbread from Evan’s, Houston 1/4 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…

Recipe
Black-Eyed Pea Pie

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

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…

Columns

Miscellany

State Wide Business
Risky Business

Jan 1, 1991 By John Anderson

Eastern states have hit the jackpot with lotteries. But will Lotto play in Texas?

State Wide Business
Return to Sender

Jan 1, 1991 By John Anderson

In 1998 Neiman Marcus shelled out $119 million for Horchow Mail Order—only to have the cataloger lose $28 million within two years.

State Fare
State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

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…

Reporter

Reporter
The Grim Recorders

Jan 1, 1991 By Joe Nick Patoski

Gas prices, weather, and day of the week all count in the dismal task of predicting holiday highway death tolls.