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

Holiday Treats

//Holiday Treats

Treat your family and friends to a special holiday dish.

Cranberry Salsa

By Kelly Bogard There are three sure-fire ways to get my attention at an hors d'oeuvre table. Number one--Food looks good. Number two--Food tastes good. That's always important! And number three--difficulty level of the recipe. It's really that simple for me. Of course, we all strive for the first two with any recipe we make. But [...]

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 [...]

One Hour Rolls

By Kelly Bogard As Thanksgiving approaches, I'm starting to craft my menu. It really doesn't change much from year to year, but it helps me plan if I have it all written down. Let's see...there's the turkey, dressing, cranberry sauce and gravy. Then we have sweet potatoes, mac & cheese, and green bean casserole for the [...]

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 [...]

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

By Kelly Bogard There's nothing better on a Texas summer afternoon than something cold to keep the heat at bay. From a tasty milkshake to Fruit Sorbet, if it's cold, you can bet it's on my list of treats. Growing up, I remember homemade ice cream as an extra special treat. It was time consuming and [...]