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Southern Comfort: sweet praline

Long hot summer afternoons… and long hot hazy summer evenings. Think:  Porch. Southern Style. …and praline sweetness. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for great menus. Anything finer? Bourbon Pecan Praline. Gussied up in ribbon with the check … Continue reading

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A classic confection: German Chocolate Cake

German Chocolate Cake. A classic.  Deliciously decadent patisserie. Chocolatey components re-interpreted and de-constructed. The art of patisserie. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… classic finds for trending treats. Freshen your dessert menu for al fresco season. While desserts and sweets always … Continue reading

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Don’t fudge on these treats

Nutty Fudge Nut. A delectable confection. Whether Brownies  or classic candied fudge. Simple chocolate, or simply divine bittersweet creation. Simple chopped nuts, or doubly nutty creative whimsy. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for great snacks. Wouldn’t be-ribboned fudge … Continue reading

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Truffled Bonbon Buffet

Truffled Dreams…part deux. A truffled Bonbon buffet. Extra whimsy to a dessert buffet. Excellent presentation value too. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… sweet ideas for sweet dessert menus. Also ideal as patron thank you treats. Meyer Lemon and Thyme … Continue reading

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Celebrating Licorice

Celebrating Licorice…an all-time favorite. For ages and ages… antiquarian fascination with herbal and pharmaceutical qualities of the licorice root. Historically rooted as a gastric elixir… licorice is also acclaimed as a cough suppressantand remedy for upper respiratory ailments–such as licorice cough … Continue reading

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Did you know that Peter Rabbit was an artisan chocolatier?

It’s Easter time again. And again the quest for the best, the cutest confection. Did you know that Peter Rabbit was an artisan chocolatier? Our finds include some cute + trending artisanal confections. Enjoy the Menu Shoppe finds.  Fun ideas for fabulous … Continue reading

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More St. Pat’s Treats and Sweets…

More St. Pat’s Treats and Sweets… Discover the Menu Shoppe “finds”… of magical sweet whimsy… …like this decadent confection… Guinness Stout Ginger Cake 1 cup Guinness stout 1 cup molasses 1/2 tablespoon baking soda 3 large eggs 1/2 cup granulated … Continue reading

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