October 1978 Issue

Features

Feature

A Season in Hell

A few years ago guards ran the Rusk State Hospital for the criminally insane. Now sociopathic criminals rule the wards.

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G-G-Ghost Stories

All Hallows Eve, which descends from the grand Celtic festival of the dead, was stirring up a cauldron of super­natural activity long before kids started donning costumes to harvest candy from the neighbors. But, alas, for some time, Halloween and the belief in spirits of the departed…

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Deep-Dish Pizza

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 4 Pistou Deep-Dish Pizza Strawberry-Cassis Sherbet Crust 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 cup unbleached white flour 1/2 cup wheat germ 1 stick plus 2 Tbsp butter, or use half wheat germ oil margarine…

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Pistou

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 4 Pistou Deep-Dish Pizza Strawberry-Cassis Sherbet Pistou 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 quarts water 1 potato diced 1 carrot, chopped 1/2 cup navy beans,…

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Bavarian Creme au Cafe

Lettuce Entertain You—Menu 3 Houmos Cream of Raw and Cooked Mushroom Soup Spanokopita Bavarian Crème au Café 2 Tbsp plain unflavored gelatin 1/2 cup strong coffee in a small bowl or pan 3/4 cup honey 8 egg yolks in a…

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Spanokopita

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 3 Houmos Cream of Raw and Cooked Mushroom Soup Spanokopita Bavarian Crème au Café 2 pounds fresh spinach or 2 12-ounce packages frozen spinach 1 pound filo dough (or strudel dough, available at most specialty stores)…

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Cream of Raw and Cooked Mushroom Soup

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 3 Houmos Cream of Raw and Cooked Mushroom Soup Spanokopita Bavarian Crème au Café 7 cups vegetable stock 1 1/2 pounds fresh mushrooms 3 Tbsp butter 1/4 cup finely minced onion 3 Tbsp…

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Houmos

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 3 Houmos Cream of Raw and Cooked Mushroom Soup Spanokopita Bavarian Crème au Café 2 cups cooked garbanzos 1/3 cup sesame tahini 2 cloves garlic 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil…

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Oranges Grand Marnier

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 4 Garlic Soup Black Bean Enchiladas Oranges Grand Marnier 4 oranges, peeled and sliced crosswise and membranes removed 1/4 to 1/2 cup Grand Marnier 2 to 3 Tbsp slivered almonds 3 to 4 Tbsp chopped fresh mint…

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Black Bean Enchiladas

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 4 Garlic Soup Black Bean Enchiladas Oranges Grand Marnier Beans 2 Tbsp safflower or vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups black beans 6 cups water 1 Tbsp salt…

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Garlic Soup

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 4 Garlic Soup Black Bean Enchiladas Oranges Grand Marnier 2 heads garlic 2 quarts water or stock 2 tsp salt 2 whole cloves 1/4 tsp sage 1/4 tsp thyme 4 sprigs parsley 1…

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Pears Poached in Red Wine

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 1 A Different Onion Soup Spinach Timbale Pears Poached in Red Wine 2 cups red wine 1/4 cup crème de cassis 1/2 cup raisins stick of cinnamon 1/2 cup honey 4 pears, sliced, cored…

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Spinach Timbale

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 1 A Different Onion Soup Spinach Timbale Pears Poached in Red Wine 2 pounds fresh spinach or 2 12-ounce packages frozen spinach 1 Tbsp butter salt and ground pepper to taste pinch of nutmeg 1…

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Strawberry-Cassis Sherbet

Recipe from Lettuce Entertain You. 3 egg whites 1/3 cup water 3/4 cup honey 3 cups pureed strawberries 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/2 cup crème de cassis Grand Marnier (optional) Beat the egg whites until stiff. Boil the water and honey in a large,…

Columns

Classical Music

A Knight at the Opera

A look at Dallas Civic Opera’s Plato Karayanis, a man with a noble cause who’s selling tickets to a dream.

Miscellany

Reporter

Reporter

Texas Monthly Reporter

Bucking the U.S. Air Force, breeding horses for royalty, and hightailing it out of town before the Corps of Engineers gets you.

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