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

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A taste of Texas

By Haley Herzog Pride in our state, determination and southern hospitality—it’s what everyone loves about Texas. And our unique culture is rooted in agriculture. But what makes Texas agriculture so special other than the people? Our diversity. With 254 counties, you’re sure to see different crops, farming practices and various livestock. One thing that’s always [...]

Trail Mix

By Kelly Bogard Summer is flying by! Or driving as the case might be. Many Texans are taking to the roads to explore the Lone Star State and the rest of our great nation. I remember riding in the car for many miles during the summer when I was growing up. And we always packed [...]

Red Pepper Hummus

By Kelly Bogard As you know, Texas farmers grow quite a few fruits, vegetables and grains in our great state. I'm sure you can name quite a few of them, but there are a few that may surprise you, too. Like Chickpeas. Also known as garbanzo beans, they're grown in North Texas. Farmers grow olives [...]

Fried Green Tomatillos

By Kelly Bogard It's spring planting season! And I don't know about you, but I get pretty excited knowing there are lots of veggies coming my way for summer meals. Tomatoes are great in the summer months. Did you know they have a cousin called a Tomatillo that is just as good in it's own [...]

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 [...]