March 1989

Features

Songs of Innocence

Mar 1, 1989 By Anne Dingus

In Joe Scrugg’s music Everymom evicts under-the-bed monsters, Everykid remembers on Monday morning the fifteen things he needs for school that day, and Everybody delights in Scrugg’s corny but sensitive portrayal of childhood.

Forgery, Texas Style

Mar 1, 1989 By Gregory Curtis

As Texans’ pride of place rose with the price of oil, collectors scrambled for the few documents of the Texas Revolution. Suddenly there seemed to be plenty to go around. But no one thought to ask why.

The Bush League

Mar 1, 1989 By Emily Yoffe

In George Bush’s Cabinet, Texans are crawling out of the woodwork. Read about their pasts, their pets, their secret passions.

Back In the Saddle Again

Mar 1, 1989 By Texas Monthly

Twenty-five years ago, Texans hoped LBJ would lead them into the promised land. They have the same hopes for the new president, but George H. W. Bush is making no promises.

The Second Coming

Mar 1, 1989 By Paul Burka

Twenty-five years ago, Texans hoped JBJ would lead them into the promised land. They have the same hopes for the new president, but George Bush is making no promises.

The Second Coming

Mar 1, 1989 By Paul Burka

Twenty-five years ago, Texans hoped JBJ would lead them into the promised land. They have the same hopes for the new president, but George Bush is making no promises.

Miscellany

State Secrets

Mar 1, 1989 By Patricia Hart

Food for thought: agriculture commissioner Jim Hightower may get plowed under; Coastal tries to cut the golden parachute; calling all cars in El Paso.

Reporter

Captain Homeless

Mar 1, 1989 By Joe Nick Patoski

Austin’s homeless find a home sweet home on the lake; Fort Worth’s impresario of white gospel puts on a no-sweat show; Dallas’ Comet crashes; and Houston’s Orange Show marks a decade of—well, orange.

Columns

Remembering the Sabbath

Mar 1, 1989 By janeptonseale

In the fifties a Baptist minister’s daughters were expected to be models of piety—clean, demure, virginal, and impervious to the lure of secular pleasures like makeup and TV.

The Boys of Spring

Mar 1, 1989 By Jim Atkinson

You probably think that the main reason to go to the Texas Rangers’ Florida training camp is to watch baseball. You’re probably wrong.

Domain Supplement

Strawberries and Oranges With Raspberry Sauce

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Fruit 3 pints fresh strawberries, rinsed, dried, and sliced lengthwise 4 large navel oranges, peeled and cut into pithless sections 1 cup black grapes, cut in half and seeded Sauce 2 ten-ounce packages frozen raspberries or 3 half-pints fresh raspberries 1 to 2 tablespoons powdered sugar, or…

Galette

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Dough 2 envelopes dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water 7 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind 2 large eggs 6 tablespoons sweet unsalted butter 2 tablespoons brandy 3 1/2 cups (or more) all-purpose flour Topping 6 tablespoons sweet unsalted butter…

Roulade of Spinach, Crab, and Mushrooms

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

White Sauce and Roulade Mixture 6 large eggs 8 tablespoons unsalted butter 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 3 cups whole milk, heated 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup Emmenthaler cheese (or 1/4 cup each Emmenthaler and Parmesan)…

Picante Salsa Roja

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

4 plump tomatillos, husks removed 8 to 10 chiles colorados 4 cloves garlic, peeled Salt, to taste 1/2 onion, finely chopped Fresh cilantro, chopped Heat a comal or griddle, and roast tomatillos, turning frequently, until slightly charred and rather soft. Remove. Quickly toast chiles on…

Cabrito Luckett

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

A particularly impressive recipe that is easy to prepare in your own kitchen involves slivers of garlic and whole comino seeds. 1/2 cabrito, cut in quarters 4 or more large cloves garlic, peeled and cut into slivers 2 teaspoons whole comino (cumin) seeds New Mexico chile powder…

Tarte du Paradis

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Vanilla Genoise and Berries 6 eggs 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Pinch salt 1 1/2 cups sifted cake flour 1/2 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup Grand Marnier Raspberry or currant jam Assorted fresh spring berries Beat first four ingredients together…