October 1978 Issue

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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 have

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Deep-Dish Pizza

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 4PistouDeep-Dish PizzaStrawberry-Cassis SherbetCrust1 cup whole wheat pastry flour1/2 cup unbleached white flour1/2 cup wheat germ1 stick plus 2 Tbsp butter, or use half wheat germ oil margarine and half butter1/2 tsp salt3 to 4 Tbsp ice-cold water1 egg white for egg washStir together

Pistou

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 4 Pistou Deep-Dish Pizza Strawberry-Cassis SherbetPistou 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, soaked in water overnight and drained 3 cubes vegetable bouillon (optional) 2

Bavarian Creme au Cafe

Lettuce Entertain You—Menu 3 Houmos Cream of Raw and Cooked Mushroom Soup Spanokopita Bavarian Crème au Café2 Tbsp plain unflavored gelatin 1/2 cup strong coffee in a small bowl or pan 3/4 cup honey 8 egg yolks in a heavy-bottomed saucepan 1 1/2 cups milk in a

Spanokopita

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 3 Houmos Cream of Raw and Cooked Mushroom Soup Spanokopita Bavarian Crème au Café2 pounds fresh spinach or 2 12-ounce packages frozen spinach 1 pound filo dough (or strudel dough, available at most specialty stores) 1 Tbsp butter 1 Tbsp olive oil

Cream of Raw and Cooked Mushroom Soup

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 3 Houmos Cream of Raw and Cooked Mushroom Soup Spanokopita Bavarian Crème au Café7 cups vegetable stock 1 1/2 pounds fresh mushrooms 3 Tbsp butter 1/4 cup finely minced onion 3 Tbsp unbleached white or whole wheat pastry flour 2 cups milk

Houmos

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 3 Houmos Cream of Raw and Cooked Mushroom Soup Spanokopita Bavarian Crème au Café2 cups cooked garbanzos 1/3 cup sesame tahini 2 cloves garlic 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil salt to tastePuree all ingredients in a blender and salt

Oranges Grand Marnier

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 4Garlic Soup Black Bean Enchiladas Oranges Grand Marnier4 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 mintToss the orange slices with the mint and Grand

Black Bean Enchiladas

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 4Garlic Soup Black Bean Enchiladas Oranges Grand MarnierBeans 2 Tbsp safflower or vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups black beans 6 cups water 1 Tbsp salt 2 Tbsp cilantro 1 Tbsp cumin 1 Tbsp chili powderWash the beans

Garlic Soup

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 4Garlic Soup Black Bean Enchiladas Oranges Grand Marnier2 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 bay leaf 2 Tbsp olive oil black pepper to taste 3 egg

Pears Poached in Red Wine

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 1A Different Onion Soup Spinach Timbale Pears Poached in Red Wine2 cups red wine 1/4 cup crème de cassis 1/2 cup raisins stick of cinnamon 1/2 cup honey 4 pears, sliced, cored whipped cream slivered almondsSimmer the wine, crème de cassis, raisins,

Spinach Timbale

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 1A Different Onion Soup Spinach Timbale Pears Poached in Red Wine2 pounds fresh spinach or 2 12-ounce packages frozen spinach 1 Tbsp butter salt and ground pepper to taste pinch of nutmeg 1 cup whole wheat bread crumbs 1/2 cup finely chopped

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, heavy-bottomed saucepan for several minutes over medium heat,

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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.

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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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