About Kimbesa

I love dishes, and I continue to haunt thrift stores, estate sales, and other places where vintage china, dinnerware and glassware are to be found.

I talk about Dishes

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Ah, garden fresh tomatoes – a simple vintage dish

Fresh tomatoes vintage dinnerware

Twenty-four hours before this photo, these beautiful red tomatoes were still on the vine in a friend’s garden. Gotta love Early Girl. There is nothing like the flavor of vine ripened, fresh sliced tomatoes.

Years ago at home, we served ours sliced on a plate with just a bit of sugar. Gourmet recipes with 30 ingredients are wonderful, but simple dishes also hit the spot, especially when the ingredients are this fresh.

My dad loved every kind of vegetable that was said to grow big, whether they were hefty tomatoes, tall corn or huge melons. What came out of . . . → Read More: Ah, garden fresh tomatoes – a simple vintage dish

Kitchen canister as cookie jar – repurpose me

Canisters double as cookie jars

Don’t get me wrong. I love cookie jars. I’ve had my share over the years, including the blue Cookie Monster. At home we had one of those 1950s crockery jars with A B C on it, and grandma had the classic Little Red Riding Hood cookie jar.

Never used any of them day-to-day.

I love to use my vintage dishes, but don’t want to risk little hands in a hurry and how they could chip my valuable cookie jars. No worries. Kitchen canisters can take over the job.

Canister as cookie jar

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