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

Soups & Salads

//Soups & Salads

Chicken Tortilla Soup

By Kelly Bogard I don't know about y'all, but I'm not a huge fan of cold weather. A Texas girl since birth, I just don't handle it well. I don't like coats or socks. But this time of year, they're a must. Along with a big bowl of soup to warm you to the core after [...]

Creamy Cucumber Salad

By Kelly Bogard Tangy, yet sweet, aromas fill the air. Colorful fruits and veggies cover the farm stands. And bustling customers chat with one another and with farmers. It’s a social event. One that’s celebrated every year during National Farmers Market Week. You’ve heard me tout my love for farmers markets before. There’s just something [...]

Strawberry Spinach Salad

By Kelly Bogard Bluebonnets. Baby calves. Telltale signs of spring in the Lone Star State. But the sticky sweetness and slight tartness of Texas strawberries lets my taste buds know spring has truly sprung. Bite, slice or dip. Strawberries are just plain delicious. And a crate full arrived at our office last week from longtime farmer Cora [...]

Must-Have Hearty French Onion Soup

By Kelly Bogard You've heard me talk about how much I love getting fresh produce from our members. It's just one of the many ways I showcase Texas agriculture. And I love when members send me recipes to go with it. Several months ago, Jessica Domel introduced you to Bruce “Onion Man” Frasier, president of Dixondale [...]

Tastes of fall

By Kelly Bogard It’s finally starting to feel like fall, even if the leaves haven’t started changing colors. With fall weather comes football, crafts and good times with family and friends. And those good times are sure to be shared around a plate of delicious food. Embrace the cooler weather with some of our favorite savory [...]