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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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Repurpose Me: Your Chop Platter Is Practical

Remember those large round china plates that tend to end up at the back of your china cabinet? The ones that look like they’ve hardly ever been used, because they haven’t been?

When I hear Chef Alton Brown talk about multi-taskers, this is the piece of vintage dinnerware I think of: the round platter or chop plate.

These platters are usually about 12 inches in diameter and in the vintage days of meat and potatoes for supper, they were the go-to serving piece for piles of pork chops.

Today, fatty meats are not in favor, and even with lower-fat pork . . . → Read More: Repurpose Me: Your Chop Platter Is Practical

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