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

Appetizers

//Appetizers

Fried Pickles

By Kelly Bogard Fried pickles are a true southern classic. And a great summer treat. Did you know those pickles get their start in Texas fields where cucumber harvest is underway now? Some Texas farmers grow for Best Maid Pickles, which is celebrating its 90th birthday this year. We’ll celebrate with them with this week’s [...]

Turkey Lettuce Wraps

By Kelly Bogard As school ends and summer begins, it's getting harder to find time to make big meals. Especially when you just want to be outside watching the kids play. It's the last weekend before most kids get out of school for the year. And, just like them, I can't wait to have some time [...]

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. [...]

Caramel Corn Crunch

By Kelly Bogard "Take me out to the ballgame..." Baseball runs a close second to my love of college football. And the food for both are some of my favorites. "Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jacks..." Are you starting to make the connection yet? The fluffiness of the popped corn and the saltiness of [...]

Pizza Pocket

By Kelly Bogard I'm frequently asked about ways to get kids more involved in the kitchen. With busy schedules and fast food places on every corner, it's sometimes hard to remember that home-cooked meals can nourish you in more than one way. "Butters" has been in the kitchen with me since she was old enough [...]