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

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 [...]

Tex-Mex Pizza

By Kelly Bogard Tex-Mex is a way of life here in Texas. I can't think of many times I have gone more than a few days without having a taco, enchilada or at least chips and salsa. But I like to mix things up, too. Keeps my family on their toes! If I tell them [...]

Sloppy Joes

By Kelly Bogard Sometimes life can be messy. As I watched my dogs dig in the wet ground earlier this week, that's exactly what crossed my mind—the mess that would follow. But I was okay with it, because we needed the rain. And Texas farmers needed the rain. It delayed planting for some, but it also helps [...]

Shepherd’s Pie

By Kelly Bogard The hustle and bustle of the holidays sometimes gets to me. I love sitting down for family meals, but they seem few and far between right now. During a time when we're trying to fit in every fun activity and visit with neighbors and friends, it's tough to sit down to a [...]

Stuffed Bell Peppers

By Kelly Bogard Roadside stands and farmers markets are the place to be this time of year. The sights, sounds and people make for a fun trip. And the tasty fruits, vegetables and goodies are the perfect take-aways! There’s a lot to love about Texas. And our abundance of farmers markets is one of them! [...]