Pfaltzgraff Village vintage dinnerware

Vintage Pfaltzgraff Dinnerware New Old Friends

Old friends come in the form of vintage dinnerware, as well as people. They are the china and dishes that you remember from childhood, from grandma’s house, or those pieces and patterns that connect to happy memories from days gone by. Pfaltzgraff makes a number of patterns that have been made for more than 40 […]

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Garden theme dishes

Garden Dinnerware | Green for Earth Day

Itchy for green outdoors? Start indoors, with a table setting of garden theme dishes! Earth Day is on Monday this year. That makes this weekend an ideal time to bring out the summer-y garden and floral dishes, to satisfy your need to enjoy growing things. Start with any green dishes or glassware you might already […]

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Franciscan Apple Pie bowl

Table Setting Charm in Apple China Patterns

Vintage and new dinnerware sets show the long-term appeal of apple china patterns! Some patterns go with red, as you’d expect. Others focus on green apples. And there are versions that have both red and green pieces to mix and match in your table setting. One example, the Apple Pie pattern by Franciscan (see thumbnail […]

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Yorktowne china piggin Pfaltzgraff

Vintage Pfaltzgraff Piggin Shape | Wall Pocket

Pfaltzgraff is one my favorite dinnerware brands. And, finding unusual dinnerware and tableware pieces is part of the fun of scouting for dishes. It took me a while to identify this unmarked piece. I could tell by the glaze that it was probably a piece of Yorktowne by Pfaltzgraff. But what? Solving the mystery is […]

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Using Your Turkey Platter – Thanksgiving Dinner

Many turkey platters are so beautiful that they can hang on the wall when not being used to serve your Thanksgiving dinner. Most standard, oval-shape china platters produced to match your dinnerware set are in the 12 to 16 inch range in length. Turkey platters, as their name may lead you to conclude, are bigger. […]

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Thanksgiving Dinnerware – Plymouth by Pfaltzgraff

Pfaltzgraff has been making a beautiful dinnerware pattern called Plymouth for a few years now. The acorns, pumpkins, corn and other fall motifs, as well as the warm fall colors, make this an ideal dinnerware choice for Thanksgiving dinner and other autumn celebrations. I’ve had my eye on this one for a while, and am […]

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Pfaltzgraff Tea Rose canister

Use Pfaltzgraff Dinnerware for Traditional Table Setting Ideas

Think of New England, Early American or traditional design, and your mind can easily conjure an image of a comfortable home with rooms filled with folk art and rustic antiques from more than 200 years ago. This look is not for everyone, but for those who own homes that fit this style, setting a traditional […]

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