Category Archives: Classic Replacements

Laborless Labor Day with Lenox

Here are some tips for your Labor Day menu that will not cause you to labor too much. Skip the burgers and just grill hotdogs or sausages, toss some salad, and you’re good-to-go. Crispy fried chicken is another hit for … Continue reading

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Lenox Pairings (Part 1)

Today we start a new series on pairing ideas for your Lenox collections. Lenox, as you know, is a household name in fine china.  Lenox Corporation is an American company which has been in the business since 1889 and is … Continue reading

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Fitz and Floyd Cloisonné Peony

Fitz and Floyd was founded by Pat Fitzpatrick and Bob Floyd in Dallas in 1960.  It started out as an import company.  From importing ceramic products, they decided to make their own and now, more than 50 years later, the … Continue reading

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Christineholm Romanov

Christineholm Romanov is a pattern named after a Russian dynasty that reigned from 1613 to 1917.  However, this pattern was produced only in 1993.  Its contemporary design features a thick cobalt band with 24-karat gold trimmings.  Its stunning look makes … Continue reading

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Christian Dior

Christian Dior…the name itself is synonymous to fashion; but did you know that aside from clothing & accessories, fragrance, makeup & skincare, jewelry & timepieces, the brand had a dinnerware line too? They don’t produce it anymore which makes Christian … Continue reading

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Ceralene Festivite

True to its name, Festivite, which is French for celebration is a pattern that is ideal for Thanksgiving and Christmas gatherings.  Its scalloped design with gold rim, green stripes and garland, and red accents make it so. This pattern was … Continue reading

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Barbecue with Bernardaud!

A perfect match to your coal-powered parties this barbecue season is Antinea Anthracite by Bernardaud. What’s in a name?  Antinea is a name attributed to the queen of Atlantis, a mythical sunken city while Anthracite is a hard, compact variety … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Dishes (2nd of 2 parts)

Skip the restaurants! Invite your dad to a home-cooked Father’s Day meal instead.  By doing this, you are sure to speak to his heart, and not just to his stomach. How about a seafood-themed dinner to depart from the usual … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Dishes (1st of 2 parts)

One more week before it’s time to pay tribute to that number one man in your life – your father! Perhaps you have been busy and occupied with the demands of your adult life that you hardly have had the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Menu Suggestions (2nd of 2 parts)

Are you doing last minute preparations for Memorial Day dinner?  Don’t panic.  Here are some more dishes that you can easily make for your potluck. For your main course, marinate boneless and skinless chicken breasts in taco seasoning splashed with … Continue reading

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