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

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Peach Compote

By Kelly Bogard Spring is in full swing with warmer days and stormier nights. Birds are singing and the days are starting to get longer. Roadside stands are popping up, and farmers markets are bustling with crowds. Fresh fruits and veggies fill each of them. Like peaches, plums and some berries at the peak of freshness. [...]

Pan-Fried Potato Medley

By Kelly Bogard Potatoes are a staple vegetable in most homes. They work well with any protein and there are so many ways to cook them. From baking to boiling to frying, the possibilities are endless. Right now in Texas, there are farmers harvesting many different varieties of root vegetables including some of the potatoes [...]

Fried Cabbage

By Kelly Bogard A couple of weeks ago, Jessica Domel took you on a tour of a Texas cabbage farm. The lucky veggie is popular on New Year’s Day and St. Patrick’s Day. But it tastes good any other day of the week, too! It’s colorful. Green or red. And savory. It’s in caldo, cole [...]

Roasted Root Vegetables

By Kelly Bogard Not all vegetables are created equal. For that matter, lots of produce are that way. Some grow on trees. Or bushes. There are vegetables that grow above the ground. And others that grow below. Those—the ones that grow under—are what I really like to cook with this time of year. Roasted vegetables just seem [...]

Texas Caviar

By Kelly Bogard Happy New Year! As we start 2016, I want to share a little health, wealth and happiness. Health—this week's recipe is full of veggies to make your body strong. Wealth—it is said black-eyed peas are good luck and represent coins for a prosperous new year. And finally happiness—yummy food makes happy people! I [...]