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

Main Dishes

//Main Dishes

Main dish recipes to enjoy with your family and friends.

Smoked Brisket

By Kelly Bogard There are few foods that rival the status of chicken fried steak and enchiladas in the state of Texas. But there is one that reigns above all others with it's status. Texas barbecue. It's so iconic that Texas Monthly devotes an entire publication to it each spring. And there are cook-off events throughout [...]

Fried Catfish

By Kelly Bogard I don't know about you, but I'm pretty excited it's summer. Yes, the heat can be a bit of a drag, but you can cure that with a trip to the lake. Camping, fishing, swimming–there's something for everyone. For the past few years, we haven't been able to get to the lake [...]

Fried Egg Burger

By Kelly Bogard There's nothing I like better than a good burger. Thick and juicy with all my favorite toppings, you just can't beat it most any time of year. But I think of burgers as more of a summer food. I guess because so many are grilled, but they don't have to be. This [...]

Hot Dogs Three Ways

By Kelly Bogard Summer is fast approaching and the stands are full...of baseball fans, that is. From little league to major league, there's always a game to watch this time of year. And with full grandstands come busy concession stands, too. Of all the tasty snacks, hot dogs still reign supreme. In fact, according to [...]

Oven-Fried Chicken

By Kelly Bogard Here in Texas, we love a good fried meal, especially fried chicken. But the mess it makes can sometimes take the fun out of being in the kitchen. That’s why I’m sharing a secret—how to make crispy chicken in the oven! Without the mess! And it's a quicker, lighter version of the traditional [...]