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.

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Use Luscious China for Apple Crisp

Luscious bowl Savoir Vivre china

Luscious is the name of this china pattern by Savoir Vivre, made in Japan.

Here the soup bowl includes a serving of warm apple crisp and vanilla ice cream.

The fresh apples came straight from a local produce market. I used Paula Red, an early variety.

The Luscious pattern includes apples in the motif, as well as grapes and strawberries.

If you are doing an apple or fruit-theme kitchen or table setting, this is one dinnerware pattern that can add charm to your environment.

Rimmed soup bowls like this are generally used for soup, but no reason not to get . . . → Read More: Use Luscious China for Apple Crisp

Cider mill time in Michigan

Michigan cider and doughnuts

October is special in Michigan. We get to enjoy the changing leaves, and it’s time to visit the local cider mill.

Cider and doughnuts

There’s an old mill in Franklin, which is a village in the metro Detroit area. You wouldn’t know you’re in a citified area. There are trees all around, and a stream running by.

Five minutes away, there’s an eight-lane highway. But at the mill, you can enjoy your cool cider and warm applesauce doughnuts in peace. Stroll through the pumpkins and eating apples, munching while you decide what to take home.

The doughnuts aren’t going . . . → Read More: Cider mill time in Michigan

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