Texas Table Top—Celebrating the foods, places and people of the Lone Star State.

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About Kelly Bogard

Food Editor Texas Farm Bureau I believe that happiness starts in the home. For my big Texas family it is in the kitchen. Join me as I cook my way through life one recipe at a time.

Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

By Kelly Bogard We all know Texas is a large state, and agriculture is a major economic driver. But how many of you knew that Texas is the fifth largest producer of sweet potatoes? Most are grown in Van Zandt County in East Texas. And they taste delicious on my table. Hot days and warm nights [...]

Chocolate Heart Dessert Pizza

By Kelly Bogard Calling all sweethearts and chocolate lovers alike. Do I have a treat for you! Every year I try to come up with something that will make my entire family happy for Valentine's day, and this year is no exception. And though desserts are definitely not the norm at our house, I try [...]

Pressure Cooker Brown Beans

By Kelly Bogard It's hard to believe we're almost into February. This year is flying by just as quickly as the others! Some days I find it tough to keep it all together. Get everyone out the door in the morning. Go to work. Run errands. Pick up my daughter from school. Make supper. Clean [...]

Cheese Logs

By Kelly Bogard I love cheese. There, I said it. And I, along with many other Texans, am very excited for National Cheese Lovers Day. From Grilled Cheese sandwiches to Three Cheese Enchiladas or Macaroni and Cheese, there are so many recipes to make with cheese. Cheese is pretty versatile, too. You can use it as a main ingredient [...]

Cowboy Cookies

By Kelly Bogard This is Texas. I'm accustomed to seeing cowboy hats and boots pretty much everywhere I go. I'm also used to seeing fields of oats this time of year across the majority of the state. Oats in any form are a favorite of mine. I like them in pancakes. Or with apples. Even [...]