March 1991 Issue

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Into the Storm

In normal times, Fort Hood teems with troops training in tanks and helicopters. But in their absence, the huge base is left with a scattering of soldiers and a uneasy sense of peace.

Features


Columns


Environment

Road Warriors

Texans used to litter like crazy; now the state’s get-tough-on-trash policy is cleaning up their act.

Law

Pen Pal

A prisoner’s efforts at legal aid for fellow inmates could right wrongs—but is it good strategy to threaten a judge?

BBQ

King Crab

In tiny Sabine Pass, two restaurants battle to see which will be the barbecued-crab master of the universe.

State Fare: Enchiladas in Salsa Chipotle

The cooking of Northern Mexico got its spark from ranching culture, in which food was prepared with indigenous ingredients and cooked over a wood fire; it has long been overshadowed by the more glamorous and complex cuisine of the South. But former restaurateur James W. Peyton of San Antonio redresses

Miscellany


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