November 1994


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.



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…


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…

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…