Last minute preparations for tomorrow’s Turkey Day. Serving Thanksgiving dinner and found you need an extra, or different, serving piece?
Repurpose the china serving pieces that might be in the back of the cabinet, Use what you have, mix and match with other pieces.
These extra pieces can come in handy when there’s a last-minute change or addition to your menu as well.
Little-used dinnerware serving pieces will help you get the meal served, and create an eclectic setting for your table or buffet.
Mix and match serving pieces to fit your menu
Round platters – also called chop platters. . . . → Read More: Serving Thanksgiving Dinner | Repurpose Me
Dinnerware featured in a movie? Be still my heart!
Twilight by Carmona is your key phrase, to see the wonderful bone china dinnerware that is featured in the latest film in the Twilight saga.
As fans know, Bella Swan (human) and Edward Cullen (vampire) get married in the film version of Breaking Dawn, which opens tomorrow, November 18.
There’s a nighttime wedding and reception scene, and as you might expect, there has to be a beautiful and classy table setting for this very special event.
The marriage of Bella and Edward has been anticipated for at least two prior installments . . . → Read More: Twilight by Carmona | Dinnerware Lights Up Breaking Dawn
Get out the cookie jar, and make some easy, no-bake peanut butter bars for quick snacks.
Not that they’ll last long.
If you’re of a certain age, you’ll remember Rice Krispie Bars made with marshmallows, or the version with chocolate tops.
This one is something of a hybrid, to my mind. It has peanut butter to give it some extra goodness.
Just make up the “sauce”, stir into the cereal, and top with some melted chocolate.
No Bake Peanut Butter Bars (Also called Sweet Marie Bars)
1 cup light brown . . . → Read More: No Bake Peanut Butter Bars | Sweet Vintage Treat
Who would have thought, a National Deviled Egg Day, devoted to one of the most popular appetizers ever to make it to a Midwest holiday feast?
We always had deviled eggs at home, at Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter especially, and for other special family gatherings, too. Couldn’t put them out too early, though, because they would start disappearing well before dinner time.
I never knew there weren’t special plates made to serve them, because this dish was so popular in my world growing up.
When it comes to the best deviled egg plates, the more spaces the better. My mother . . . → Read More: Deviled Egg Plates | Serve a Classic Dish
Shiny bright glass, and gold vintage glassware in particular, offers a special opportunity for your Thanksgiving and fall table settings.
Warmer than amber, bright gold glasses and other serving pieces can give extra spark to complement your china.
Finding Vintage Gold Glassware
Check the secondary marketplace. This is a color from the late 1960s to early 1970s, as you may remember if you’re in the right age bracket. Remember those Harvest Gold refrigerators and stoves? Cookware was also made in this color. Learn the patterns and choose the one(s) you like best. Some of the patterns: Georgian, Swedish Modern, Fairfield . . . → Read More: Gold Vintage Glassware | Bling for Thanksgiving Table Setting