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



Back-to-school with Texas ag

By Jessica Domel Pencils. Paper. And paste. It’s back-to-school time and that can only mean one thing.  School supplies! Texas children will head back to classrooms with backpacks full of supplies made with the help of Texas farmers and ranchers. So get in the groove and enjoy these products made from Texas-grown goodies: *Books are [...]

Five facts for a dairy good month

By Jessica Domel Cool off with a bowl of ice cream. Delight in a glass of milk. Savor the yogurt. While you're tantalizing your taste buds with your chosen treat, glance over these Dairy Month facts that can't be beat. Love ice cream? It takes about 12 pounds of milk (about a gallon and a half) [...]

Unplugging in a digital world

By Jessica Domel At home. In the office. On the road. Our phones go with us everywhere. But how much is too much? This past weekend, my dad and I were seated next to a young couple at a local restaurant. While my dad and I exchanged stories and discussed life in general, I noticed [...]

January 6, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

‘Tis the season

By Julie Tomascik Nine days, 206 hours or 12,360 minutes. However you choose to look at it, Christmas is just around the corner. If you’re anything like me, you haven’t started—much less finished—your shopping. And if there’s a farmer or rancher on your list, you may have absolutely no idea what to buy. Trust me. [...]

December 16, 2014|Categories: Featured|Tags: , , , , , , |3 Comments

For those who aren’t here

By Jessica Domel This time of year is meant for reflection. We think about our blessings, our friends, families and loved ones. Our mouths water with thoughts of turkey, cornbread stuffing and who will devour the last piece of homemade pecan pie. This year, I'm also thinking about the millions of men and women who [...]

November 25, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments