September 1989

Features

Feature
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?

Feature
“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.

Columns

Art
New World to Conquer

Aug 31, 1989 By Michael Ennis

For years, the Dallas Museum of Art sought prestige by following the mainstream. The new director thinks it’s time to change course.

Miscellany

State Secrets
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.

Reporter

Reporter
Whose Texas Rangers are They Anyhow?

Aug 31, 1989 By Joe Nick Patoski

Dallas’ grandstanding irks Arlington; writers jockey for position in the Matamoros book derby; A&M’s bluebonnets show their not-so-true colors; San Antonio goes loco over Lico Lico.

Domain Supplement

Domain Recipe
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…

Domain Recipe
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…

Domain Recipe
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…

Domain Recipe
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…

Domain Recipe
Ceviche

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.

Domain Recipe
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…