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



Six tips for grilling the best burger

By Mike Barnett Tasty, thick and juicy hamburgers. It’s the iconic American food. A favorite at fast food restaurants and backyard get-togethers. And it wouldn’t be the Fourth of July without fireworks lighting up the sky and burgers sizzling on the grill. Whether you’re simply topping it with ketchup or dolling it up with fancy fixins, [...]

July 1, 2015|Categories: Beef, Featured|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Pink Fluff

By Kelly Bogard It's funny how something as simple as food can bring back so many memories. Turkey makes most people think of Thanksgiving. Peach Cobbler means summer is here. Others, like this week’s recipe, may not have as wide of a following. But it definitely brings back memories of Easter and my grandparents. You're probably thinking [...]

Buffalo Bites

By Kelly Bogard The 2014 football  season officially ends this Sunday. The teams have been picked and the commercials are cued. Now it's time to pick out the food. There are all kinds of things to eat during a Super Bowl party  like Fiesta Corn Dip or Triple Meat Pizza Bread. But none are like this [...]

Tamale Pie

By Kelly Bogard Sometimes a cold and dreary day can spark genius. It happened while having lunch with several Texas Farm Bureau co-workers and talking about what types of food we like in the winter. Of course, as Texans, Tex-Mex was quite high on the list. As well as things like stew and potato soup. [...]

January 16, 2015|Categories: Beef, Beef, Casseroles, Corn, Featured, Main Dishes, Onions, Recipes|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Hard candy Christmas

By Julie Tomascik Hard candy—it’s the age-old sweet taste of Christmas. And one that’s steeped in tradition for my husband’s family. Every December, you’ll find them with gloves on, ready to make—and eat—hard candy. It’s a family legacy, started by “PawPaw” Vito Riola when he bought the candy-making shop in Cameron in 1930. Every year [...]