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

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Farming ain’t easy

By Julie Tomascik You think farming is easy? It can seem that way from the outside looking in. Plant seeds. Watch them grow. And harvest the crop a few months later. That’s how it works in our gardens, right? Yes. But this is different. It’s running tractors and plows. Early mornings. Night owls. Farmers and [...]

Spicy Corn Casserole

By Kelly Bogard Corn is a pretty big deal here in Texas. And now that harvest is almost complete, it's time to start thinking about what to do with this year's crop. There are two types of corn grown here. Field corn, which is used for animal feed. And sweet corn for us to eat. How [...]

Fiesta Chicken Salad

By Kelly Bogard Thanks to the crazy Texas weather over the past month, we've had quite a bit of rain. And the vegetation is really taking off in the central part of the state. Everything seems to be blooming all at once, making for some great colors and options at the grocery store. I like to get [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]