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.

Jalapeño Jelly and Candied Jalapeños

By Kelly Bogard A Texan menu for the holiday season is not your typical Christmas fair. Don't get me wrong. We all still love our green bean casserole and cornbread dressing. But we reserve those foods for Thanksgiving. At Christmas, we eat Mexican food. From fajitas to tamales, there is a little bit of everything. [...]

Peppermint Cupcakes

By Kelly Bogard It's funny how the time of year can make you want certain flavors. I noticed that I have a flavor for every season. For spring, I like something bright such as lemon. And during the summer, I go for a classic vanilla flavor like in ice cream. In the fall, I can't get [...]

Pecan Pie

By Kelly Bogard Get out your stretchy pants! Thanksgiving dinner will be ready on Thursday. And there are so many tasty foods that make up a Thanksgiving meal. Family and friends are the most important on this day of thanks for the bountiful harvest. But next comes the food. Everything you can imagine ends up [...]

Peanut Butter Cups

By Kelly Bogard Some things are just better together. Spaghetti and meatballs, chili and cornbread, and green beans and bacon just to name a few. But peanut butter pairs well with so many foods, and it's tasty by itself! I wanted to do something special for National Peanut Butter Lover's Month. It was really hard to [...]

Apple Nachos

By Kelly Bogard Are you ready for the trick-or-treaters next week? I have the candy ready. But I also need a good dinner and a sweet snack so my kiddo can make it through the exciting evening! Apples are a great way to get that sweet flavor in a healthy way. And why not dress [...]