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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Table Setting for Easter – Let the Food and Dishes Work Together

Easter colors of yellow and green, pink and blue are enough to get your table setting ideas flowing. Add in the motifs, such as baby chicks and eggs, bunnies and spring flowers, and you can get your Easter tabletop and entertaining plan off to a great start.

And then there’s the food.

Since I met Chef Lynn Miller, author of Flavor Secrets: Back to the Basics, and a fellow dish lover, we’ve shared some “dish and dish” chats about food and dinnerware. We both enjoy dishes and food.

This is so much fun, and it has got me thinking . . . → Read More: Table Setting for Easter – Let the Food and Dishes Work Together

Vintage classic: slow cookers go modern to serve busy cooks

Think of savory soups or stews, cooked long and slow at home. Then casseroles, big pots of baked beans, chili and cabbage rolls. These are often made on the stove top or in the oven. Then in 1971, the Crock Pot by Rival came onto the marketplace and expanded the possibilities in home cooking.

Today, the generic term slow cooker is used alongside the brand name Crock Pot. The various modern models are the busy home cook’s friend. Many classic comfort foods are also slow cooker classics, easy to make and easy to serve in bowls to warm family . . . → Read More: Vintage classic: slow cookers go modern to serve busy cooks

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