During the days of segregation, a young graduate of all-white Rice University managed to become a professor at all-black Texas Southern University.
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Bob Eckhardt left an indelible mark on Texas liberalism. At eighty, he looks back on his wins, losses, and wives.
In Houston a handful of juke joints and beer bars offers blues the way they used to be—a soulful, gritty communal rite.
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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…
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…