Category Archives: minutiae

More chic chilled chocolate. Sweetly.

More chic chilled chocolate.  Sweetly. Summer chillin’ Iced. Chilled.  Frozen treats reign. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… more sweet treats for great summer dessert menus. Fabulous for bakeries and bistros. Especially with our Chalkboard or LED Board. Sophisticated chocolate sorcery…also transfigure as … Continue reading

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Cheers to…The Martini

The Martini. H. L. Mencken called the martini “the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet”. A classic martini versus the flavorful palette of trending martinis. Seasonal too.  Plus art of the seasonal trim. Besides the quintessential olive or onion… … Continue reading

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Great baked beans for great barbecues

Now that it’s barbecue season… A  great casual barbecue needs great baked beans. Sweet.  Savory.  Simple…or simply fun. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for great grills. Sweet and savory and classic. Maple-Cider Baked Beans 1 pound dried … Continue reading

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Devil’s Food Delight

Devil’s Food cake. Devilishly delightful.  Deep dark decadent. …which is the opposite of Angel Food cake… and thusly its moniker. The difference between Devil’s Food and other chocolate confections is the use of cocoa–instead of mere chocolate. The baking soda ingredient, … Continue reading

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Cookie Classics: The Oatmeal Cookie

Following all the weekend rollicking revelry… time to relax and indulge in the simple pleasures of cookies and coffee. A classic nosh like The Oatmeal Cookie. Discover the Menu Shoppe “finds”…+ creative twists on classics. Oatmeal Butterscotch cookies 3 cups … Continue reading

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The Artful Artichoke

The artful artichoke. Elegance for all seasons. Cheers to the Artichoke. Sensational as appetizers or small plate offerings. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… more great ideas for great menus. Be sure to review our product portfolio for handsome options. … Continue reading

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Classic Comfort Food: Mac N Cheese

Mac N Cheese. Classic comfort food.  Any season.  Anytime. Swanky, smoky, holiday style or down home classics. Discover the Menu Shoppe “finds”… prep by your kitchen preferences. For real southern comfort  simple down home goodness… Tomato Mac and Cheese  courtesy … Continue reading

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