November 1994


Black and White World

Nov 1, 1994 By Helen Thompson

Life as it really was in Texas’ African American community, as seen through the eyes of almost forgotten photographers.

Hard Times For Henry

Nov 1, 1994 By Paul Burka

Hounded by his ex-lover in Lubbock, pounded by his enemies in Washington, Henry Cisneros is in trouble—and its all on tape.

The Seduction of Jane Doe

Nov 1, 1994 By Skip Hollandsworth

When a teacher romances a student, are school officials to blame? That’s the crux of a case that began in the small town of Taylor and ended up in the U.S. Supreme court.

Sympathy for The Devils

Nov 1, 1994 By Jan Reid

Riding the rapids of Texas’ last major unpolluted river is dangerous enough. But trample the private property around it and you could really get hurt.

Disarmed and Dangerous

Nov 1, 1994 By Gary Cartwright

With the end of the cold war, the Pantex nuclear facility is dismantling its bombs. Will nearby Amarillo’s environment and economy get blown to pieces?


Sea Change

Nov 1, 1994 By Joe Nick Patoski

Unchecked growth of microscopic algae has muddied the water—and threatened the future—of Laguna Madre.

Stuck in the Middle

Nov 1, 1994 By Paul Burka

Shut out by the left, distrusted by the right, shunned by voters obsessed with change: What’s a conservative Democrat to do?

Sense and Sensuality

Nov 1, 1994 By Dan Michalski

Cythina Allen’s course in romantic relations is half etiquette lesson, half ego boost for insecure men.


State Fare
State Fare

Jan 20, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe

Venison is the name of the game in this stylish take on a Texas classic from Hunter’s Moon in Fredericksburg. Partners and chefs Cynthia Castleberry and Alan Hirsch embellish the lean meat with a lush demiglace-based sauce incorporating cranberries, pistachios, ginger, and sherry. The final kick comes from the judicious…


Tiny Matters

Nov 1, 1994 By jillbecker

Dallas’ James Burnett is single-handedly resurrecting the fortunes of his has-been idol, Tiny Tim.

Bud Wet

Nov 1, 1994 By Alex Hecht

Now that his plan for a new domed stadium has been foiled, the testy Houston Oilers owner ponders his next move.


Venison in Pistachio-Cranberry Sauce

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Venison 24 ounces venison filet, either backstrap or loin (pork loin may be used) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Salt and pepper to taste Remove all membrane from meat and cut into 12 medallions. Rub with oil, salt, and pepper. Grill until medium-rare, being careful not to overcook. Pistachio-Cranberry…

Wild Rice With Pecans and Sun-dried Tomatoes

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

1 teaspoon butter 1/4 medium onion, chopped 2 cups cooked wild rice 1/2 cup chopped pecans 8 to 10 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped (do not use type preserved in oil) 1/4 cup water Salt and pepper to taste   In a…

Pistachio-Cranberry Sauce

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

3/4 cup dried cranberries 2 cups white wine (such as Chardonnay) 2 shallots, roughly chopped 1/2 teaspoon roughly chopped garlic 1 1/8-inch slices ginger root 2 to 4 mesquite-smoked jalapeños, seeded, available from Stonewall Chili Pepper Company (800-232-2995) or in specialty stores; or canned chipotle…