Category Archives: gifting

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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Great Gifting for Dad

Great gifting for Dad. Especially for a grill enthusiast. New from Williams Sonoma: Steel Grill Roaster One pan roasting designed to work on top of a charcoal or gas grill. Also designed to offer direct exposure to the flame –adding smoky enhancement. Sears and … Continue reading

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A few gifting tidbits

A few gifting tidbits. For Mothers Day. Weddings. Or your favorite chef or foodie. Cheers to the summery season.  Enjoy the Menu Shoppe “finds”… To say thank you for all those breakfasts… or to cheer all those breakfasts and brunches together… … Continue reading

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Springtime Gracious Gifting

Springtime Holiday elegance.  Easter or Passover. A time to gather… renew and rejoice. Trending or traditional. Enjoy the Menu Shoppe “finds”… fun ideas for fabulous celebrations. A rabbit is a treasured springtime icon. If not bunny cute, then embodying the … Continue reading

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Springtime Holiday Tabletop

Springtime holiday tabletop Elegance personified by the season.  Light.  Bright.  Airy.  Pristine. Linen. Damask.  Ivory. Ecru. Pale on pale equals sophisticated formal elegance. Or perhaps a pop of color as subtle exclamation. Discover the Menu Shop “finds”. From Neiman Marcus…impeccable … Continue reading

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An elegant springtime cakewalk

Time for Spring Treats. A festive springtime cakewalk of ethereal confections. Discover the Menu Shoppe “finds”… elegance for your springtime tabletop. From Horchow horchow.com Easter Egg Cake This exquisite rendering of a tufted, quilted egg. Merely a facade for its fabulous … Continue reading

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Springtime gifting: Irish tabletop elegance

Cheers! Slainte! St. Paddy’s revelry also means springtime gifting. Graciously. Irish crystal is a classic +  springtime tabletop finery. Discover the Menu Shoppe “finds”… Cashs of Ireland is acclaimed as best purveyor of Irish crystal. cashs.com This fine crystal  is hand … Continue reading

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