Category Archives: nuts

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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Nutty about Hazelnut

Nutty about Hazelnut. Sweet. Woodsy. Any hazelnut confection is sheer bliss. Drizzle with liqueur to amplify its essence. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… sweet finds for sweet occasions. Have you seen our  handsome product portfolio for patisserie that demands formal … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: earthy, but elegant

Sunday Suppers… Earthy…but elegant… chanterelles, porcini and pistachios. Crostini.  Timbales.  Pasta.  Poached Fruit. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for great menus… and good times with good company. Corn and Chanterelle Crostini Timbale of Couscous with Pistachio, Scallions … Continue reading

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Sweet Zucchini Treats

Sweet Zucchini treats. Down home goodness. Spicy.  Nutty.  Sweet. Even cupcakes. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for great menus. Spiced Walnut Zucchini Bread An excellent foil for spreads or dips or grilled cheese. 2 cups flour 3 … Continue reading

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Impeccable Pecans

Springtime occasions… Busy menu planning time. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for great menus. Celebrating Pecans. Try a “buffet” of flavored pecans, paired with some savory spreads and rustic loafs or elegant scones + some small plate offerings … Continue reading

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It’s National Almond Day + sweet sips too

It’s National Almond Day + some sweet sips too. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… crafty cocktail finds.   Ideal for Happy Hour Specials. Especially with a new LED Menu Board Did you know that chalkboard artists are available for such … Continue reading

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National Almond Day + nutty ideas

A salute to National Almond Day. Almonds are a natural source of protein. The California Almond Board reminds that a 1 ounce serving has 13g of good unsaturated fats, and is always cholesterol free. Almonds are the tree nut highest in protein, fiber, calcium, and other … Continue reading

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