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.

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Tiara Glass Honey Dish – Vintage Sweet

Tiara Glass Honey Dish

Here’s a cool vintage find: a green glass honey dish by Tiara. This piece is studded on the outside with all kinds of bees and related motifs, such as the bee skeps on the sides.

It is designed to serve honey in the comb, which was more common in grocery stores in past times than it is now.

Both the dish and the comb honey are elusive to find, but if you’re determined, they are out there.

I stumbled on the glass dish at a thrift store. I was surprised and happy to find it had no nicks or . . . → Read More: Tiara Glass Honey Dish – Vintage Sweet

Serving Thanksgiving Dinner | Repurpose Me

 

 

Last minute preparations for tomorrow’s Turkey Day. Serving Thanksgiving dinner and found you need an extra, or different, serving piece?

Repurpose the china serving pieces that might be in the back of the cabinet, Use what you have, mix and match with other pieces.

These extra pieces can come in handy when there’s a last-minute change or addition to your menu as well.

Little-used dinnerware serving pieces will help you get the meal served, and create an eclectic setting for your table or buffet.

Mix and match serving pieces to fit your menu

Round platters – also . . . → Read More: Serving Thanksgiving Dinner | Repurpose Me

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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