Cranberry Glass | Berry Red

Cranberry glass has a lively berry-red color that has fascinated collectors since Victorian times. This color remains popular today, due to its distinctive beauty and clarity. The cranberry I’m looking for is a cheerful claret or burgundy red, as compared to rich ruby red glassware, though they both have gold in common. It takes a […]

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Casserole or Cobbler – Cold Weather Favorites

May in Michigan can mean cold weather, and we are getting that now, in conjunction with a weekend. Either one is a good reason to get out the ovenware and bake a casserole, cobbler or crisp. Some preparation, an hour or so in the oven while you do other things, and dinner is ready! Corning […]

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Earth Day Baking Part 1: Quick Breads

Quick breads are an easy introduction to the world of home baking. Homemade breads are delicious and economical. These breads usually include fruit or nuts. They are especially good to pack in lunches, or enjoy with a hot cup of tea or coffee, or a cold glass of milk for an afternoon snack. By definition, […]

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Vintage Corelle and Corning Ware – What to look for

We enjoy using vintage Corelle dinnerware, as well as Corning Ware bowls and casseroles. Lots of these are available in the marketplace. What should you look for when search for these dishes to add to your collection? Modern Corelle and Corning pieces are more resistant to washing in the dishwasher, but the vintage pieces that […]

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