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

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About Jennifer Dorsett

Field Editor Texas Farm Bureau I love the smell of rain hitting hot red dirt, a sunset view from the porch and the melt-in-your-mouth taste of a piece of moist brisket. I love everything about Texas, plain and simple.

Where would America be without agriculture?

By Jennifer Dorsett Field Editor It’s almost our nation’s birthday! Tomorrow marks the 242nd year since our founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence. We celebrate Independence Day with fireworks and flags, parades and patriotism. But the holiday wouldn’t be the same without some of our favorite foods grown and raised by American farmers. In [...]

Summertime is market time

By Jennifer Dorsett Summer. It’s a time for swimsuits, sunscreen and beach towels. But it’s also a time for fresh produce to fill up our baskets and stomachs. Summertime favorites include fresh peaches with homemade ice cream and corn on the cob served with a delicious steak. Many of us, including me, have fond memories [...]

Transformation Tuesday: Peanuts

By Jennifer Dorsett A snack for America’s favorite pastime. Tasty homemade candy and nut mixes. Or a peanut butter and jelly sandwich just the way you like it—a thick smear of peanut butter and the crusts cut off. What do they all have in common? Peanuts. But how do they get from the field to [...]

Pennies on the dollar

by Jennifer Dorsett Make your list and check it twice. Then, check your budget. It’s a process many of us go through before we head to the grocery store. Once there, we put our groceries in the basket, check out and probably grumble a bit about the bill. While we certainly encounter sticker shock occasionally [...]

Celebrating Texas Independence Day

By Jennifer Dorsett March 2, 1836. A day etched in Texas history. It’s the day Texas was declared a republic, despite the odds. It’s Texas Independence Day. That day Texas legends were born. Today, we honor those Texans, their independence and fortitude. We remember the Alamo. Remember Goliad. We celebrate the vision they fought so [...]