July 1994

Features

Feature
Loved to Death

Jun 30, 1994 By mollyglentzer

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

Feature
His Own Private Marfa

Jun 30, 1994 By Robert Draper

In the wide-open spaces of Marfa, late sculptor Donald Judd’s immense legacy beckons West Texas travelers.

Feature
The Big Twang

Jun 30, 1994 By Joe Nick Patoski

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

Feature
A Piece Of the Action

Jun 30, 1994 By Helen Thorpe

If casino gambling comes to Texas, it’s a safe bet that the Pratt family of Dallas will be in on the jackpot.

Web

Recipe
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…

Recipe
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…

Recipe
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

Behind the Lines
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…

Technology
Machine Dreams

Jun 30, 1994 By michaeljeanerard

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

Books
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.

Lifestyle
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
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…

Reporter

Reporter
Dirty Dancing

Jun 30, 1994 By Joe Nick Patoski

A new musical from a group of Lubbock expatriates celebrates West Texas’ bawdy past.

Reporter
Hung Jurists

Jun 30, 1994 By Paul Burka

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

Reporter
Starting Over

Jun 30, 1994 By Evan Smith

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