May 1993 Issue



Act II

After years of being alternately judged a great playwright and a great disappointment, Edward Albee has found his footing in Houston, where he teaches, socializes, and gets star treatment.

See No Evil

Dallas police say Charles Albright is the coldest, most depraved killer of women in the city’s history. To me, he seems like a perfect gentleman. Maybe too perfect.



Whiskey Sauce

4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 tablespoon very hot water 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup rye whiskey Melt butter in double boiler over simmering water. In small bowl, whisk together sugar and egg, then stir into melted butter. Add hot…


Black-Bottom Pecan Pie

Piecrust 1 1/2 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 3 to 4 tablespoons cold water In mixing bowl, combine flour and salt. Mix in shortening with fingertips until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Sprinkle water over mixture one tablespoon at a time, stirring with fork.



Far away from the crowded urban courses, there’s an older, saner game. Welcome to the pleasures of nine-hole golf and sand greens.




Land Grab

In a historic move, the state claims co-ownership of some Brazos Valley farms.

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