Category Archives: seasonal

Summer without this? Watermelons

Summer without this? Summertime icon. Watermelon isn’t just for picnics or porchside. Now starring charred off the grill assorted ways. Plus granitas and sorbets, smoothies and slushies. Also fabulous summer cocktails. And since watermelon is also hailed for health benefits… either the … Continue reading

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Iconic summertime favorite: The Strawberry Shortcake

The All-American, all-time favorite summertime treat… The Strawberry Shortcake. Originally a scone, sliced to indulge a strawberry sandwich…then evolved to sponge cake pastry cups. Trending now, are assorted variations… from angels food to devils food, lemony or peppery. Trifles or … Continue reading

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Suddenly Summer. Chill with cool chilled soups.

Suddenly Summer.   Chill with cool chilled soups. So refreshing and revitalizing. Creative variations are endless. Presentations too. Appetizer.  Small plate.  Dessert. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for great menus. Chilled Soup Specials sparkle on our LED Board. … Continue reading

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Bring on the Barbecue Brisket

There’s Brisket.  And then there’s Barbecue Brisket… a gastronomic delight of another dimension. Done right.  Texas style.  Smoke’em. Or other simpler grill. Great Brisket also means great sandwiches. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great tips for great grill menus. … Continue reading

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The Grill: iconic barbecue season

The Grill. Memorial Holiday Weekend and iconic barbecue season. The simplicity of the grill.  The mastery of it. Creativity reigns…but don’t let any raindrops spoil the smoker. The Menu Shoppe has it covered…great finds for great grill menus. Savory and … Continue reading

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Great good healthy salads

Great weekend?  Monday blahs? Getting ready for the holiday weekend? Get healthy with some grain goodness salads. Innovative ingredients or  dashing dressings. Ideal for salad menus or specials…gleaming on the Menu Shoppe LED Board. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… great … Continue reading

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Simply Strawberries. Simply.

Strawberry fields forever. Idyllic seasonal pleasures. The pristine nectar of purely fresh strawberries. Simply strawberries.  Simply. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… sweet ideas for sweet menus. Strawberries at their freshest… Strawberry Compote 1 lb. strawberries, quartered 3 tbsp. Demerara … Continue reading

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