July 1994 Issue

Features

Feature

Loved to Death

Married for 32 years, my parents both died of AIDS, and we, their children, may never know why.

Feature

The Big Twang

Some of the brightest country music stars—like Mark Chesnutt and Tracy Byrd—are born in the honky-tonks of Beaumont.

Web

Recipe

Shallot-Mustard Vinaigrette

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…

Recipe

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 5 ingredients…

Recipe

Grilled Vegetable Sandwich

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

Behind the Lines

Affirmative Reaction

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…

Technology

Machine Dreams

David Greelish of El Paso is nostalgic about technology, so he collects the antiques of the future—computers.

Blood Lines

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

Lifestyle

My Little Town

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

State Fare

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…

Reporter

Reporter

Hung Jurists

It’s up to the Texas Supreme Court to solve the school-finance mess. Guess what? They can’t.

Reporter

Starting Over

The University of Texas at Dallas gets a new president—and a healthy does of controversy.

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