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



Featuring interesting tidbits on Texas food, restaurants and fiber.

Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

By Kelly Bogard We all know Texas is a large state, and agriculture is a major economic driver. But how many of you knew that Texas is the fifth largest producer of sweet potatoes? Most are grown in Van Zandt County in East Texas. And they taste delicious on my table. Hot days and warm nights [...]

Dairy strong. All year long.

By Justin Walker Milk. Cheese. Yogurt. These items are regularly in my shopping cart, but they get their start on dairy farms like those right here in the Lone Star State. Although National Dairy Month is in June, February is a good time to recognize our dairy farmers. For their early morning milkings. Late night [...]

February 13, 2018|Categories: Agriculture Policy, Dairy, Featured, Texas Agriculture, Texas Products|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Chocolate Heart Dessert Pizza

By Kelly Bogard Calling all sweethearts and chocolate lovers alike. Do I have a treat for you! Every year I try to come up with something that will make my entire family happy for Valentine's day, and this year is no exception. And though desserts are definitely not the norm at our house, I try [...]

Rural doesn’t mean irrelevant

By Jennifer Dorsett “Rural” seems to be a buzzword lately. And you know what? I’m glad rural America is on the radar these days. I’m a product of rural America. But I’ve seen with my own eyes how, over the past several decades, a slow decline has crept across our small towns and communities as [...]

February 6, 2018|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , |0 Comments

Armadillo Eggs

By Justin Walker A day of football and food. The Big Game is Sunday, and family and friends will get together and cheer for their favorite team. The food, however, is almost as important as the game. Some might say even more important. I guess it depends if your team is playing. Either way, I’m [...]