March 1991 Issue

Features

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.

Web

Salsa Chipotle

Smoky salsa gets its flavor from Northern Mexico3 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 tablespoons of reserved adobo sauceRinse, seed, and chop chiles;

Enchiladas in Salsa Chipotle

EnchiladasCooking 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 tortilla in oil for a few seconds,

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.

Miscellany

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