July 1978 Issue

Features

On the Waterfront

It was Memorial Day weekend and the pickings were slim. Most of the ships that normally would have been in port lay anchored in Galveston Bay so they wouldn’t have to pay time and a half to longshoremen. The old longshoreman they called Goat made his rounds, cadging drinks and looking

Columns

Lifestyle

Just Baby and Me

A mother’s job offers no vacations, no holidays, and lousy pay, but it’s a noble profession.

Reporter

Reporter

Texas Monthly Reporter

Psychiatrists send men to death row; Texas’ loop coasters give up-side-down joyride; Diablos play baseball with Kleenex and kazoos.

Miscellany

Web

French Vanilla Ice Cream

This recipe is one of several featured in the July 1978 Dining In article Tots and Pans.Midsummer is the best time for homemade ice cream. Whether your freezer is electric or hand-crank, kids are willing ice cream makers.6 eggs1/2 cup light-colored honey8 cups light cream1/2 teaspoon salt4 teaspoons vanilla1 or

Benbow’s Cold Oven Pound Cake

This recipe is one of several featured in the July 1978 Dining In article Tots and Pans.If you have a kid who wants to bake a cake but you are skittish about a hot oven, try this 150-year-old recipe for a wood stove.1/2 pound butter (2 sticks) 2 cups sugar

Toad-in-the-Hole

This recipe is one of several featured in the July 1978 article Tots and Pans.The English have always been graphic to a fault. The name of this dish is destined to delight children of all ages and raise grave doubts in the eyes of adults. Think of it as Yorkshire

Steamed Carrots with Lemon Butter Sauce

This recipe is one of several featured in the July 1978 Dining In article Tots and Pans.If you have more than one kid in the kitchen, steaming vegetables is a perfect job to be shared by a little one and a big one. Steaming prevent loss of water-soluble vitamins B

Homemade Mayonnaise Mastered at Ten

This recipe is one of several featured in the July 1978 Dining In article Tots and Pans.Homemade versions of ‘prepared’ foods are a kid’s kitchen miracle.1 egg2 cups salad oil1 teaspoon sugar1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon dry mustardjuice of 1/2 lemonUsing a mixer, whip a whole egg until frothy, then add,

C-3PO’s Coleslaw

This recipe is one of several featured in the July 1978 Dining In article Tots and Pans.We all know that cabbage is a cheap and good source of vitamin C. But try telling that to a kid who turns his nose up at this vegetable in any form. When a

Bombs Away Egg Drop Soup

This recipe is one of several featured in the July 1978 Dining In article Tots and Pans.2 cups chicken broth1 eggHeat to boiling 2 cups of chicken broth — preferably homemade (which the children can learn to do by watching you cover chicken bones with water). Swirl the mixture with

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