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



Candied Oranges

By Kelly Bogard The other day, Butters and I were talking about her Christmas stocking. As we placed it on the mantel, I told her about things I remember Santa leaving in mine. Instead of candy, we would get fruit and nuts, apples and oranges, along with still-in-the-shell walnuts, pecans and a hazelnut or two. [...]

Meet a Texas citrus farmer: Dale Murden

By Amanda Hill Even in the midst of cold winter weather, Texans can get a taste of fresh, juicy citrus fruits grown right here in the Lone Star State. Did you know that Texas citrus farmers grow grapefruit from November through March each year? Meet Dale Murden, a South Texas citrus farmer. Dale has grown [...]

March 5, 2013|Categories: Citrus, Meet a Farmer|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Rio Star Grapefruit Pie

By Kelly Bogard I've started receiving recipes from Texas Farm Bureau members and others who read our blog. I must say, you all are very creative! Barbara Steidinger of Dripping Springs sent me the recipe for her Rio Star Grapefruit Pie, which I thought would be perfect for this week. You see, it's all about grapefruit—specifically, Rio [...]

January 20, 2012|Categories: Citrus, Desserts, Recipes|Tags: , , , |0 Comments