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



Grilled Veggies with Balsamic Dipping Sauce

By Kelly Bogard A few weeks ago, I got a Facebook message from my friend Angela about Texas Table Top. We grew up together, and now we share our lives through Facebook and the occasional accidental meeting around town. She told me how much she enjoyed reading the recipes each week and how she adapted [...]

June 8, 2012|Categories: Featured, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetables|Tags: , , |1 Comment

This summer calls for more meat

By Nathan Smith Can you smell that? It's the unmistakable aroma of the 2012 grilling season. With another Memorial Day in the books, the summer is off to a running start with the return of hot temperatures and cookouts. Grills across the country are being cleaned, charcoal and wood stocked and refrigerators filled in preparation for the [...]

May 29, 2012|Categories: Beef, Chicken, Pork|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

‘Meat glue’ in your Memorial Day steak?

By Amanda Hill Are you worried about "meat glue?" At first blush, we revert back to that kid in elementary art class, snacking from the Elmer's bottle—gross. The media would have you believe we're eating the same thing in "meat glue." But, as some irresponsible reporters tend to do, they've given an unappetizing name to a safe [...]

May 22, 2012|Categories: Beef|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

Little Dove Poppers

By Nathan Smith Fall is my favorite time of year. It’s the best three weeks we have in Texas. One reason I like it so much is that it’s synonymous with dove season and the bounty that goes with it, when my aim is good. This year was pretty bountiful, and this week I’m happy [...]

October 21, 2011|Categories: Appetizers, Grilling, Recipes|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Foil Dinners

By Kelly Bogard Camping…It's what we do in Texas. Some Texans camp every season of the year. On a recent camping trip to Inks Lake, though, something special happened. Our very own Matt Felder, Texas Farm Bureau field editor, popped the question to his girlfriend Britney, and she said YES! Matt and Britney love being outdoors and [...]

July 29, 2011|Categories: Beef, Kid-Friendly Meals, Main Dishes, Recipes|Tags: , , , |0 Comments