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



Farm gem among Fort Worth skyscrapers

By Amanda Hill We talk a lot on Texas Table Top about connecting customers with farmers. There's a growing interest in meeting the men and women who grow our produce, and many people like to buy local food. Fortunately, we live in a society that creates markets to meet customers' desires and needs. Customers want [...]

Smarty Pants Pitas

By Kelly Bogard Ah yes, it's that time of year. The house gets a little quieter as the kids leave to fill the hallways of their schools with excitement for a new school year. My little Butters isn't quite old enough for "big kid" school yet, but that doesn't stop her from talking about it. [...]

August 24, 2012|Categories: Fruits, Healthy Kids, Kid-Friendly Meals, Recipes, Wheat|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

School lunches get a new look

By Nathan Smith It's that time of year again. Backpacks are packed with fresh supplies, new shoes are being tied, and school bells are beckoning kids across Texas and the nation. If your child chooses to buy the school lunch instead of packing their own, the lunch line will look a little different this year.  Earlier this [...]

August 21, 2012|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Kids|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

Food as fuel: The Olympian diet

By Amanda Hill The 2012 Olympics are in full swing, and I am officially addicted. I admit, the Summer Olympics have always captivated me. As a little girl, I was glued to the TV—watching hours of gymnastics, swimming, diving and just about any other sport I could find. It's pretty extraordinary to watch America's finest [...]

July 31, 2012|Categories: Featured|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Very Berry Camp Cobbler

By Kelly Bogard This past weekend, my husband and I, along with my parents and my brother, took Butters on her first camping trip. Or, maybe I should say "glamping" trip... See, her camping experience was much more glamorous than anything I ever had growing up. She had air conditioning, a restroom and a bed that [...]

July 27, 2012|Categories: Berries, Desserts, Fruits, Recipes|Tags: , , |6 Comments