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


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.



Garlicky Sausage Jambalaya Dressing

Recipe from Texas Home Cooking by Cheryl and Bill Jamison1 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, filé

Savory Roast Pheasant

Recipes from Texas Home Cooking by Cheryl and Bill Jamison.Savory Roast Pheasant6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon each Tabasco sauce, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and black pepper 2 pheasantsPrep pheasants the night before cooking. In food processor mix butter, garlic, and seasonings. Carefully loosen pheasants’ skin


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 has



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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