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



Sweet treats that make impressive desserts.

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 [...]

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 [...]

Peanut Butter Nuggets

By Kelly Bogard Let's talk gifts. No, I don't mean a new bike or even a video game for the kids. I'm talking about those homemade gifts you give and receive from friends and coworkers during the holiday season. I always look forward to visiting with a neighbor when dropping off a freshly made batch of [...]

Gingerbread Cookies

By Kelly Bogard The lights are hung. The trees are being trimmed. And we are decking the halls. It's Christmas time in Texas. With the holiday decorating, comes holiday parties and holiday baking. 'Tis the season after all! I like to have a treat that most guests, young and old, will enjoy. One of my favorites [...]

Pumpkin Pie

By Kelly Bogard Pumpkins are everywhere. It's that time of year! You see them in stores, on signs and front porches, but most importantly you'll find them in kitchens. Because it's time to start thinking about Thanksgiving—the biggest food holiday of the year! Did you know that Texas is among the 16 highest pumpkin producing [...]