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



Back to Basics: Grilled Cheese

By Kelly Bogard There’s just something about a Grilled Cheese Sandwich. It is amazing that something so simple can be so good. Warm melted cheese sandwiched between two buttery slices of crusty brown bread. Just the thought of it makes me feel all warm and snuggly inside. This month is National Grilled Cheese month. I [...]

Roasted Brussel Sprouts

By Kelly Bogard My mom is an awesome cook. When we were growing up, she was able to figure out the favorite foods for each of her kids. Now, I realize she did this through experimentation. She taught us to always try new things when it came to food. She would tell us, “Taste it [...]

March 21, 2014|Categories: Featured, Recipes, Side Dishes, Specialty Crops, Vegetables|Tags: , |0 Comments

BBQ Chicken Pizza Pie

By Kelly Bogard Happy pie day. Boy, are you in for a treat. Oh wait, I think I have something wrong here. It’s Pi, not pie. You know, 3.141592653. Every year since 1988, people have celebrated Pi with pie. We will celebrate with pie. There are all kinds of pies, though. Here in Texas, we [...]

Back to Basics: Buttermilk Biscuits

By Kelly Bogard Some things in life are made to be simple. Unfortunately, sometimes cooking is not that way. Sometimes it is messy. Sometimes it has complicated ingredients or steps. But other times, it can be so simple that it is scary. Such is the case with Buttermilk Biscuits. This is one of those things [...]

March 7, 2014|Categories: Back to Basics, Breads and Rolls, Featured, Recipes|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Chicken Fried Steak

By Kelly Bogard Ah, Texas. How I love thee, let me count the ways. 1) You have awesome spaces–big cities and tiny towns. 2) You have the friendliest people around. 3) You have year round beauty as the sun shines down. So it’s time to celebrate this awesome place we call home. Sunday, March 2, [...]

February 28, 2014|Categories: Beef, Featured, Main Dishes|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments