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Traditional Easter Classics

All time favorites.  Traditional Easter Classics. Beet soup.  Pierogi.  Horseradish sauce. Easter Sweet Bread. Enjoy the Menu Shoppe finds. Enjoy this Easter season. Chilled Beet Orange and Dill Soup 3 15-ounce cans julienne beets, drained, 3/4 cup liquid reserved 1 … Continue reading

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Orange + Lemon Springtime Treats

Orange you hankering for some down home Southern springtime desserts. OR LemoNYCity treats From best loved gourmands… these sweet treats for spring dessert ideas. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… fun ideas for fabulous occasions. Simple and sophisticated ideas for springtime dessert … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Kahlua Day. Cheers!

Celebrating National Kahlua Day. Not just any coffee-flavored potion…but the original branded liqueur. Now available in several varieties like Hazelnut, Cinnamon Spice, French Vanilla or Mocha. Visit the official Kahlua site for more info, news and tidbits. kahlua.com While the Menu Shoppe … Continue reading

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Great American Pies + classic favorites

Since February is also Great American Pies Month… celebrate with a few favorites from some of  America’s favorite gourmands. The Menu Shoppe has it covered…classic bests. Old Fashioned Sweet Potato Pie courtesy of Paula Deen 3   egg whites 1 … Continue reading

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It’s Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day. Doggone it.

Did you know it’s Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day? Doggone it!  A great idea might be a kitchen-made dog biscuit for your patron’s “doggie bag”. Just a lil extra patron appreciation. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… hounded with some great … Continue reading

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National Cabbage Day: savory + savvy nutrition

It’s National Cabbage Day. A versatile palette of varieties, texture and flavor + essential nutrients. Red, white or leafy Savoy… cabbage is known to be high in important nutrients such as vitamin C and also contain plant compounds that many studies claim … Continue reading

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A savory telling: It’s National Tortellini Day!

Pasta is a perennial favorite. Did you know it’s National Tortellini Day… …those piquant puffs of pasta? The creative is up to your kitchen. The Menu Shoppe can showcase your menu to enhance your kitchen’s best. Visit our handsome portfolio … Continue reading

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Comfort food treats: It’s National Carrot Cake Day

Carrot Cake. Comfort food. So perfect for the season. Wintery doldrums… while anticipating the springtime. It’s also National Carrot Cake Day. Carrot Cake is almost a requisite on dessert and patisserie offerings. The Menu Shoppe has it covered: more classic … Continue reading

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February is National Cherry Month

February is National Cherry Month. This luscious orb also has its own website: choosecherries.com Did you know…that tart cherries contain among the highest level of antioxidants compared to other fruits and are a natural source of vitamin A (beta carotene) and fiber. … Continue reading

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Buttery elegance: It’s National Croissant Day

Croissants. Buttery.  Flaky.  Vaporous.  Sensual.  Sensational! It’s also National Croissant Day. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… including a great chefs blog engaging comments about ‘best efforts’.  Explore this at cheftalk.com/t/8320/croissants-the-best-recipe-for-the-first-time Why not update your brunch or patisserie menu.  Or for … Continue reading

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