March 1991

Features

Into The Storm

Mar 1, 1991 By Paul Burka

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.

Web

Salsa Chipotle

Mar 1, 1991 By Texas Monthly

Smoky salsa gets its flavor from Northern Mexico 3 to 6 canned chipotle chiles; reserve adobo sauce 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon oregano 4 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoons flour 1 cup beef broth 2 1/2 cups water 6…

Enchiladas in Salsa Chipotle

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Enchiladas Cooking oil 12 corn tortillas 1/2 pound mild cheddar cheese, grated 1/2 pound cooked chicken, shredded 1/2 medium onion, minced Salsa chipotle (recipe below) Heat about 1/2 inch cooking oil in small skillet just until it begins to smoke. Using kitchen tongs, immerse each…

Columns

Pen Pal

Mar 1, 1991 By Robert Draper

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

Miscellany

State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

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 over-shadowed by the more glamorous and complex cuisine of the South. But former restaurateur James W. Peyton of San Antonio redresses…

Reporter