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

Side Dishes

//Side Dishes

Perfect compliments to any meal

Vegetable Pie

By Kelly Bogard Have you been to the farmers market lately? Or even to the grocery store? I've been to both, and they're so bright and colorful with the fresh summer vegetables. Carrots, zucchini, eggplant, oh my! The flavors and the colors of this vegetable pie recipe taste like summer in a dish. And it's [...]

Grilled Street Corn

By Kelly Bogard Even though the first official day of summer is still about a month away, many of us mark the end of school and Memorial Day as the start of summer and the start of grilling season. With the kids running around and the days getting longer, it's a prefect time to get [...]

Pea Salad

By Kelly Bogard Happy Mother's Day, ladies. Whether you are a future mother, mother, grandmother, great grandmother or any other lady out there taking on a role of nurturing and protecting, this is for you. Mothers wear many hats, and one of my favorite ones is making sure I'm providing good meals for my family. [...]

Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

By Kelly Bogard We all know Texas is a large state, and agriculture is a major economic driver. But how many of you knew that Texas is the fifth largest producer of sweet potatoes? Most are grown in Van Zandt County in East Texas. And they taste delicious on my table. Hot days and warm nights [...]

Warm Butternut Squash Salad

By Kelly Bogard About this time every year, I start to stock up on butter. Not because I'm afraid of a shortage, but because I use it in a lot of my holiday cooking. But for everything I use it in, I try to find a dish to include that is a bit healthier. It's [...]