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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Serve Your Holiday Foods in Style

As we head quickly into fall, I’m planning for the holiday recipes I will be making for guests and gifts. One more list to make and check twice. And I’m looking for new foods to try as well.

I found a recipe for cooking thick pork chops on the Cook’s Country television show.

As soon as I saw the demo, I knew I wanted to know how to make this recipe.

The chops are salted, then roasted at low temperature, and finished in a skillet. One round of practice, and more to come. (Someone has to taste test this new . . . → Read More: Serve Your Holiday Foods in Style

Cinco de Mayo – Serve with Vintage China

Cinco de Mayo (May 5) is only a few days away, and it’s time to get ready for your parties or special events to celebrate.

There are plenty of ways to use your colorful dinnerware to help serve corn chips, salsa, tacos, guacamole or many, many other foods you might be eating to mark this special day in the history and culture of Mexico.

We repurposed a chop platter in the Mayan pattern by Harmony House to use as the large under plate, and a matching soup bowl to give some room for salsa.

Instant dish, ready for the . . . → Read More: Cinco de Mayo – Serve with Vintage China

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