Monthly Archives: February 2012

Surf and Turf!

Celebrating  classics…like Surf and Turf. Amazing versatility for a variety of options… Shrimp or scallops, prawns or langostinos.  Steak or veal. Sirloin strips and swordfish planks.   Or…a dollop of tartare and scallops en croute. Creativity for  classic entree or small … Continue reading

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Savory Fruit Compotes

Seasonal March gusts are still a time to savor wintery bests  while anticipating springtime favorites. The Menu Shoppe has it covered:  savory “finds” and elegant ideas…ideal for patisserie or specialty menus. Spiced Winter Fruit Compote 2 large navel oranges 3 1/2 cup(s) water … Continue reading

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Wintertime whimsy: Chocolate Souffle

Whimsy for the lingering wintery blahs. Ethereal chocolate vapors of souffle. Celebrating  National Chocolate Souffle Day. Elegant polish anytime. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… classic presentation. Discover our handsome product portfolio. Perhaps a new patisserie menu as our Faux … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake to dream about

Chocolate cake to dream about. …and celebrate!  Since its also National Chocolate Cake Day. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… some divinely decadent treats. Be sure to visit our handsome product portfolio to design your new dessert or patisserie menu. … 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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Strawberries!

Celebrate strawberries with simple, but classic flare.   So elegant for this springtime bloomy season. For great news about everything strawberry visit the California Strawberry Commission website:  californiastrawberries.com The Menu Shoppe has it covered…great tips for great menus. Perhaps develop … Continue reading

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Chili: chase away the wintery chill

The wintery vapors linger… …and the search for comfort food solace…like Chili. The Menu Shoppe has it covered…more creative “finds” for menu creativity. Chili…or a chili buffet might also be ideal for daily specials. Regional creativity abounds, this crafts Tex-Mex … Continue reading

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