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



Steak Betti

By Kelly Bogard Have you ever had something stuck in your head and it just won't get out...like a song, an idea or even a recipe?  This seems to happen to me constantly.  If it is a song, I have to sing it out loud before I can get it out.  An idea, yep, I have [...]

May 17, 2013|Categories: Beef, Beef, Featured, Main Dishes, Onions, Recipes, Rice|0 Comments

Slow Cooker Chicken with Wild Rice

By Kelly Bogard What is it about chicken that just warms us to the core? I have always looked to chicken as a comfort food. Think about it—Roasted Chicken with Dressing, Chicken Pot Pie, Fried Chicken...There is just something about chicken that makes me feel at home. Unfortunately, chicken takes time to cook and prepare. [...]

November 9, 2012|Categories: Chicken, Chicken, Featured, Main Dishes, Recipes, Rice, Slow Cooker Meals|Tags: , , |3 Comments

Texas Jambalaya

By Kelly Bogard This week, Texas Farm Bureau has been celebrating Food Check-Out Week. Food Check-Out Week is all about promoting Texas agriculture, sharing facts about food and opening the lines of communication between farmers and consumers. As someone who works with farmers and ranchers, and as a consumer of their products, I get to [...]

And the winner is… Rice Meat Patties

By Amanda Hill As I mentioned, Texas rice farmers make the best rice dishes. I learned last week as a judge of the Colorado County Rice Dish Contest that the fine Texas rice farmers down there really know how to make a good thing—Texas rice—even better. The grand prize went to Colorado County Farm Bureau [...]

September 23, 2011|Categories: Beef, Rice|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Rice farmers make the best rice dishes

By Amanda Hill What cook doesn't have a collection of rice dish recipes? Rice is one of those pantry staples that always comes through in a pinch, bringing a few ingredients into a complete, healthy and tasty meal. Lucky for Texans, we have plenty of rice right here in the Lone Star State. Texas rice farmers grow 1.4 billion [...]

September 19, 2011|Categories: Rice|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments