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



Featuring interesting tidbits on Texas food, restaurants and fiber.

Dr Pepper Ham

By Kelly Bogard Spring is here! It's time for new beginnings. Time for things to bloom and grow. And to enjoy warm, sunny days. Easter is by far my favorite spring holiday. We have a celebration lunch every year on Easter Sunday. It's filled with food, fellowship and, of course, the annual Easter egg hunt for [...]

National Ag Day is about consumers, too

By Julie Tomascik Consumers. Shopping in the grocery store, browsing online boutiques or fueling up at the gas station. You. Yes, you. You’re the ying to agriculture’s yang. Without buyers, nothing is for sale. That makes you part of National Ag Day and every day. The conversation around today’s celebration and awareness of agriculture is [...]

Pesto Peppers

By Kelly Bogard Texas rice is having a record year with some of the highest yields in the nation for 2017. And that's great news for Texas rice lovers like me. My favorite rice variety is called Texmati. I used it in a Spanish Rice recipe a few years back. I love the buttery flavor of [...]

Take a ride on the agricultural roller coaster

By Julie Tomascik Up. Down. Around the turn. Fast. Then slow. Each roller coaster ride is a little bit different. And, even if you think you know what’s coming, you’re still in for a bit of a shock. It’s no different in farming and ranching. Each year, farmers and ranchers hop on and hang on [...]

Top 5 spring break treats

By Kelly Bogard Spring Break is here. We're on break this week, but I know many of you are going to be enjoying it next week, as well. It's a good time to take a day or a few to hang out with the kids and enjoy a little down time. And though I'm sure you have [...]