September 1989


The Wolf Experiment

Aug 31, 1989 By Patricia Sharpe

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”

Aug 31, 1989 By Mark Seal

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.



Fire Alarm

Aug 31, 1989 By Paul Burka

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


Domain Supplement

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

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…

Curried Broccoli Soup

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

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…

Creole Oysters

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

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…

Thin Italian Pizza

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

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…


Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

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

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

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.

Pear and White Chocolate Mousse

Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

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…