Birthday cake vintage Noritake china

Happy 4th Birthday, Diary of a Dishie!

This birthday greeting post is a bit late. The real date is in February. But we DID eat cake, twice that month, and pie as well. The hunt for vintage dinnerware goes on, in many of the same places. Currently, I have no avenue to offer them for sale, but there is work going on […]

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McRib sandwich vintage Corelle plate Meadow

McRib Meets Vintage Corelle

I like to use my vintage Corelle, and the right time is anytime. Bringing home my first McRib sandwich. Enjoy sandwich and dinnerware at the same time. I’ve written about using my vintage Corelle plate in the Meadow pattern before. Today, it was for a cult classic, the McDonald’s McRib sandwich. I’d never had one […]

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Blogging Fun and Dinnerware – Dishes Galore

I saw something today that caught my imagination A well-known professional blogger, Darren Rowse of ProBlogger, suggested writing a list post, a round up of selected previous posts. I’ve never done a story on Diary of a Dishie quite like this. So here goes. Diary of a Dishie – Memorable Posts My second post, back […]

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Happy Birthday, Diary of a Dishie

Diary of a Dishie just turned 2.  It’s not every blog gets to be 2 years old, and have a party to celebrate using beautiful dishes. This blog is for everyone who loves vintage dinnerware and china, glassware and related items. It is about the dishes, the thrill of the hunt, and how to use […]

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Fresh tomatoes vintage dinnerware

Ah, garden fresh tomatoes – a simple vintage dish

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 […]

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A British Cup of Tea

Today was warm and sunny, but the forecast for tomorrow and coming week is, well, back to normal Michigan weather. If you don’t like it, wait 15 minutes. It’s going back to cool and wet. But this is great weather to make a cup of hot tea, after my British brother in law. ( We […]

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Paczki for Mardi Gras

Paczki (poonch-key) are a filled doughnut that’s very rich with butter and eggs. They’re traditional in the Polish community at Mardi Gras. Once Lent arrives, they go into yummy memory until next year. Prune is a traditional filling, but we can also get them with apple, raspberry, blueberry, lemon, cream cheese and my favorite, Bavarian […]

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Lemon Jell-O and a Sidekick

Easter is coming. The holidays at our house have gotten simpler over the years, but some old favorites still appear. Others may go, but there’s one dish we always ask for at special times. We call it Lemon Jell-O. This is Jell-O gone fancy. It has bananas, marshmallows and pineapple in it, and a creamy […]

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