May 1994

Features

Feature
Black Like Them

Apr 30, 1994 By Pat Carr

During the days of segregation, a young graduate of all-white Rice University managed to become a professor at all-black Texas Southern University.

Feature
Nerdvana!

Apr 30, 1994 By Skip Hollandsworth

In the nineties, it’s hip to be square and cool to be clueless. Our guide to the new Texas man.

Feature
Seasons to Remember

Apr 30, 1994 By Paul Burka

The end of the Southwest Conference was predictable, but for eighty years it gave Texas fans a brand of football that was anything but.

Columns

Technology
Housing Authority

Apr 30, 1994 By Melanie Cole

With high-tech wiring, a Smart House can cook dinner, wash the dishes, and entertain guests. Are you smart enough to live in it.

Politics
Last of a Breed

Apr 30, 1994 By Jan Reid

Bob Eckhardt left an indelible mark on Texas liberalism. At eighty, he looks back on his wins, losses, and wives.

Music
True Blues

Apr 30, 1994 By John Morthland

In Houston a handful of juke joints and beer bars offers blues the way they used to be—a soulful, gritty communal rite.

Lifestyle
Answer Man

Apr 30, 1994 By Anne Dingus

Q: Who was so good at a computer network’s trivia game that he got kicked of the system? A: A Texan Bernie Schwal.

Miscellany

State Fare
State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

Sweetbreads are a rarity at most restaurants, but executive chef Raymond Tatum has made the rich organ meat his signature dish at Austin’s talked-about 612 West (612 W. Sixth). “People tell me that I make the best sweetbreads,” Tatum says. “And personally I really like them. It’s only human instinct…

Reporter

Reporter
Reality Bit

Apr 30, 1994 By Joe Nick Patoski

With a song on a hit movie sound track, Dallasite Lisa Loeb is ready to make a deal.

Reporter
Ruffled Feathers

Apr 30, 1994 By Anne Dingus

In Midland a disputed bird and animal refuge has the mayor and others crying fowl.

Reporter
Talking Fred

Apr 30, 1994 By Joe Nick Patoski

The family gift for gab radio is bringing El Paso’s Fred Imus fortune and fame.

Web

Recipe
Cheddar Corn Cakes

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

1/2 cup fresh corn kernels 1 1/2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup white cornmeal 1/2 cup flour Pinch of salt 1 tablespoon baking powder 3 shallots, minced 1 egg 1/8 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk 1/2 cup…

Recipe
Crispy Sweetbreads with Chipotle-Sage Sauce

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Chipotle-Sage Sauce 2 tablespoons canned chipotle chiles, seeded and julienne cut 2 tablespoons liquid from canned chiles 3 shallots, sliced 3/4 cup chicken stock 1 stick butter, cut in pieces 12 small whole sage leaves Place first 4 ingredients in small saucepan over medium heat…