May 1989

Features

Poisoned With Love

Apr 30, 1989 By Gary Cartwright

They were elderly people, flattered by the attention of a nice young man. But sometimes it’s a mistake to depend on the kindness of strangers.

Columns

Move Over, Mom

Apr 30, 1989 By chriskellyandrews

The ideal caretaker for your children is a warm, nurturing person who brings order to your chaotic life—and drives you up the wall.

A Terminal Case

Apr 30, 1989 By janiswilliam

Representative Mike McKinney, the only doctor in the House, is battling for legislation to keep country hospitals alive despite a poor prognosis.

Miscellany

It Doesn’t Compute

Apr 30, 1989 By Paul Burka

Why NASA uses old-fashioned computers; Exxon points the finger at the feds over the oil spill cleanup; Jim Wright’s real crime.

Reporter

Blast from the Past

Apr 30, 1989 By Tom Curtis

Houston mayoral candidate Fred Hofheinz has an incumbent and a rumor to defeat; Phil DeVries has a singing caterpillar to find; Zavala County must make a private prison pay its way; and Lori Johns is out to prove she’s the best woman on the drag strip.

Domain Supplement

Wine-Cream Mousse with Champagne Sabayon

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Mousse with Sponge Cake Juice of 1/2 lemon 3/4 to 1 cup white wine 4 egg yolks 1/8 cup sugar 8 pieces gelatin leaves (or 2 packages gelatin), dissolved in 2 to 4 tablespoons warm water 1 quart heavy cream, whipped 1 sponge cake…

Actuelle Lemon-Lime Tart

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Crust 2 cups all-purpose flour 10 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/4 cup sugar 3 egg yolks 1 tablepsoon cream 3 drops vanilla extract Filling 9 eggs 1 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 cup heavy cream Juice and zest of 2 lemons and 2…

Pan-Seared Salmon with Cabernet-Butter Sauce

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Salmon 2 tablespoons lemon-thyme leaves 1 teaspoon freshly cracked white pepper 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon snipped basil 4 seven-ounce boneless salmon filets, 1 1/2 inches thick 2 tablespoons olive oil Combine thyme, pepper, garlic, and basil. Rub mixture evenly into filets, and marinate…

Victor Victorious

Jan 20, 2013 By Mary Malouf

Dutch-born Victor Gielisse experiments with a world of culinary influences in his Dallas restaurant, mixing in everything from Cajun and Italian classics to lessons learned at moeder’s knee.

Grilled Pork Loin in Apricot-and-Curry Marinade

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Pork Loin 12 seven-ounce center cuts of fresh boneless pork loin 2 cups smooth apricot jam 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup olive oil 1 heaping tablespoon brown sugar 4 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 cups finely sliced onions 4 cloves garlic, minced…

Reed Hearon’s Chocolate Sombrero

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Chocolate Génoise 4 large eggs, at room temperature 1/2 cup each of sugar and flour 1 tablespoon cocoa powder 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted Mix eggs and sugar 1 minute in bowl set in warm water. Whip on high until fluffy. Combine flour and cocoa; fold in.