November 1993 Issue



Gila Hell

This will be our routine, I’m sorry to report. Very early every morning, at an hour when the Mogollon Mountains are still velvety silhouettes against the star-smeared sky and the predawn tranquility of the Gila Wilderness has swallowed us into the deepest valley of our dreams, we will be


Home Movies

Hollywood on the Brazos? That’s how it seemed this year, when everyone from Clint Eastwood to Drew Barrymore set up shop in Texas.


Kings of the Road

Their surroundings may be impersonal and impermanent, but when it comes to their freedom, truckers are in the driver’s seat.


Tuff Stuff

Tuff Hedeman was born in El Paso and raised on rodeo. Today he’s one of the best bull riders in the world.



Garlicky Sausage Jambalaya Dressing

Recipe from Texas Home Cooking by Cheryl and Bill Jamison 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 pound andouille sausage 1 medium onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 2 celery sticks, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon each dry mustard,


Savory Roast Pheasant

Recipes from Texas Home Cooking by Cheryl and Bill Jamison. Savory Roast Pheasant 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon each Tabasco sauce, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and black pepper 2 pheasants Prep pheasants the night before cooking. In food processor mix butter, garlic, and seasonings. Carefully



All American

The Dallas Museum of Art spent $55 million on a splendid new wing—and redefined itself in the process.


State Fare

State Fare

The bird on your Thanksgiving table this year should be pheasant—specifically, the savory roast pheasant with garlicky sausage jambalaya dressing from Cheryl and Bill Jamison’s new cookbook, Texas Home Cooking (Harvard Common Press). When Thanksgiving is over, try other recipes—both traditional and modern—from the Jamisons’ eminently readable text, which



Spin Lawyer

High-powered Houston attorney david Berg dominates the court of public opinion.


Shock TV

An X-rated safe-sex video imperils public access telivision in Austin.

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