September 1989 Issue

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Feature

The Wolf Experiment

In a program that will serve as a model for saving other endangered animals, the red wolf has been rescued from extinction—but will it ever roam free in Texas again?…

“I Loved the Dapper Bandit”

She was a hooker. He was a race car driver. They fell in love. She moved in. He put on his three-piece suit and went to work. She was always on call. They fought. She moved out. Then she found out that his real job was bank jobs.

Columns

Miscellany

State Secrets

Fire Alarm

Why the Houston fire department needs chauffeurs; a Colorado controversy pits the Basses against Coors; the ecstasy and the agony at Vinson and Elkins.

Reporter

Domain Supplement

Domain Recipe

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Recipe from Rob Mosbacher, Jr. Meatballs 3/4 pound ground beef 1/4 pound ground pork 1 cup fine dry Italian bread crumbs 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese (optional) 1 sprig parsley 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 cup milk 2 eggs, beaten Salt and…

Domain Recipe

Curried Broccoli Soup

2 pounds broccoli 2 medium onions 3 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 3/4 teaspoons curry powder 2 cans regular-strength chicken broth (14 ounces each) Sour cream (optional, for chilled soup) Trim tough stem ends from broccoli. Cut off 1 cup tiny florets from broccoli, steam…

Domain Recipe

Creole Oysters

1 quart oysters, drained 2 cups Italian bread crumbs (Progresso) 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons chopped parsley Juice of 2 lemons 3/4 cup olive oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 1/2 to 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper Salt, to taste Put…

Domain Recipe

Thin Italian Pizza

Dough Makes 4 Twelve-Inch Pizzas 1 package rapid-rise yeast 1 cup warm water 1/8 teaspoon salt 3 cups unbleached white flour 8 tablespoons olive oil Dissolve yeast in water. Let proof a few minutes; then add salt. On smooth clean surface, make mound of flour with…

Domain Recipe

Ceviche

3 pounds fresh Pacific whitefish, snapper, or speckled trout 6 limes 3 to 4 tomatoes, chopped 3 to 5 jalapeños, seeded and chopped 1 larger onion, chopped 1/4 to 1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil Salt…

Specialty of the House

Our second annual peek into household recipe files across the state reveals a cornucopia of ethnic treats, including Creole-style oysters and a cheesy seafood staple from the isles of Greece.

Domain Recipe

Pear and White Chocolate Mousse

3/4 cup sugar Juice of 1/2 lemon 2 pears, peeled, seeded, and quartered 2 packages gelatin powder, soaked in 1/2 cup cold water 9 ounces white chocolate 6 egg yolks 3 ounces dark rum 1 cup heavy cream 4 egg whites…

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