July 1994

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Shallot-Mustard Vinaigrette

Jun 30, 1994 By Texas Monthly

1/2 cup champagne vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 cups pure olive oil 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots Salt and pepper to taste Mix vinegar and mustard in a stainless steel bowl. Add olive oil in a steady…

Hummus-Tahini Spread

Jun 30, 1994 By Texas Monthly

1 15- or 16-ounce can garbanzos (chick peas) 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste) 1 tablespoon pure olive oil 1 teaspoon fresh pressed garlic or prepared garlic paste 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste Drain garbanzos, reserving liquid. Blend first 5 ingredients…

Grilled Vegetable Sandwich

Jun 30, 1994 By Texas Monthly

Hummus-Tahini Spread 1 15- or 16-ounce can garbanzos (chick peas) 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste) 1 tablespoon pure olive oil 1 teaspoon fresh pressed garlic or prepared garlic paste 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste Drain garbanzos, reserving liquid. Blend first…

Columns

Affirmative Reaction

Jun 30, 1994 By Gregory Curtis

The judge could surprise everyone, but it is no longer likely that the case of Hopwood, et al. v. Texas, et al., which concluded in Austin in late May, will change America by rewriting the law of affirmative action. For a while, the suit brought by four white applicants who…

Blood Lines

Jun 30, 1994 By Anne Dingus

With eight books in print, David Lindsey has established his own gory niche in the world of mystery writers.

My Little Town

Jun 30, 1994 By Robert Draper

I went to Palacios to get away from city life, and I fell in love with the gracious but endangered ways of small-town living.

Miscellany

State Fare

Jun 30, 1994 By Patricia Sharpe

This creation mixes and matches ingredients from the countries of the Mediterranean: grilled portobello mushrooms from Italy, olive oil from France or Spain, hummus-tahini spread from the Middle East. “This sandwich was my wife’s idea,” says David Holben, the executive chef at Dallas’ Mediterraneo. “She’s a vegetarian and she asked…

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