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Dining In|
December 1, 1978

The Graining of America

If Jesus had tried to feed the multitudes with today’s bread, he would have been drummed out of the miracle business.

Country Notes|
December 1, 1978

Sacred Cows

Cows are dumb, they eat a lot, and they cost more to raise than they’re worth. Still, you can’t help loving ’em.

Classical Music|
December 1, 1978

Bella Norma

Now you like it, now you don’t, now you like it again—Houston Grand Opera’s Norma.

Reporter|
November 1, 1978

Texas Monthly Reporter

Fighting the foolproof crime, playing games you can’t win, building an ice cream empire, and raising hell in Baylor.

Media|
November 1, 1978

Stop the Presses

That’s exactly what the Mexican government tries to do when journalists get out of hand.

Reporter|
September 30, 1978

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.

Recipes|
September 30, 1978

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

Recipes|
September 30, 1978

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

Recipes|
September 30, 1978

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

Recipes|
September 30, 1978

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

Recipes|
September 30, 1978

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

Recipes|
September 30, 1978

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

Recipes|
September 30, 1978

Pears Poached in Red Wine

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 1A Different Onion SoupSpinach TimbalePears Poached in Red Wine2 cups red wine1/4 cup crème de cassis1/2 cup raisinsstick of cinnamon1/2 cup honey4 pears, sliced, coredwhipped creamslivered almondsSimmer the wine, crème de cassis, raisins, cinnamon, and honey together for 5 to 10 minutes. Add

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