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Reed & Barton’s Country French: An Elegant Dinner Party Staple


Reed and Barton Country French Flatware Reed and Barton’s Country French flatware features such a popular and prominent design, it’s been replicated time and time again. Yet, nothing quite comes close to the real deal. This silverware collection, made out of 18/10 stainless steel, displays a finish unlike any other.

Its shiny appearance only serves to accentuate the leaf motif on the handle. As a result, it’s an excellent addition to elegant tablescapes featuring lace placemats, linen napkins, and cream tablecloths.

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Arctic Silverware by Towle: Perfect for Modern Tablescapes

Towle Arctic

A modern tablescape is ideal for casual dinner parties, when you’re shooting for a look that’s more avant garde than traditional.  Typically, modern tablescapes embody a simple, monochromatic color palette and contemporary dinnerware. There’s more to it though!
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Paul Revere by Oneida: Patriotic & Pleasing

 

If you’re looking for a stylish yet simple addition to your dinner table, the Paul Revere flatware collection from Oneida may be just what you’re looking for. It has a brushed finish on all the flatware, is medium weight, and features a colonial-style design.

The size of this stainless steel flatware is smaller than many American-style designs. It was made in 1959, and continues to be one of Oneida’s most popular patterns.

The 5-piece setting includes a salad fork, dinner fork, dinner knife, oval soup spoon, and table spoon.

They also designed a 3-piece Hostess set, which includes a serving spoon, sugar spoon, and gravy ladle. The 3-piece serving set includes pierced serving spoon, serving fork, and butter serving knife.

Larger sets are also available, with silverware service for four to eight people – ideal for when you want to throw an elegant and memorable dinner party.

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Kitchen Cutlery Every Cook Should Have

There’s an appliance for every step in cooking nowadays, but knives remain the most important tool in our kitchen. While professional knife sets can include up to 18 different knives, there are about four or five essential kitchen knives every cooking enthusiast should have.

Chef’s knife

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6″ Chef’s Knife

The long, smooth blade of a chef’s knife is perfect for slicing and chopping most fruits, vegetables, and meats. When turned on its side, its flat surface can be used to crush ingredients. A chef’s knife is the most versatile knife in your knife drawer, so it will see the most use out of all your knives.

When shopping for a chef’s knife, look for one with a stainless steel blade and durable handle. The 6-inch chef’s knife from Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Four Star II Collection is a good choice for cooks of every level. View Full Article…

Fortessa Lucca Faceted Flatware: Perfect for a Summer Dinner Party

Fortessa Lucca Faceted

Arranging your perfect summer dinner party can be quite the task, especially when it comes to setting the table. Fortunately, Fortessa has a beautiful, elegant solution that will help take care of your worries– at least those about your flatware. View Full Article…

Best & Most Refreshing Cocktails for Summer 2019

Summer means it is time for some relaxing vibes, fun in the sand, and drinks to quench that thirst while under the heat of the summer sun. Aside from sipping coconuts with those cute umbrellas, the summer cocktail scene is the most colorful and refreshing.

This year, what drinks will be making waves as the weather continues to heat up? Here’s a low down on the top predictions for the cocktails that you’ll surely want to serve at your backyard barbecue this season: View Full Article…

Must-Have Tools & Cookware for Beginner Grillmasters

Summer is upon us, and that can only mean one thing: grilling season is here. One of the most rewarding feelings is inviting over all your family and friends for some good ol’ grilling. See, back in the days grilling was much more simplistic, but over the years its become a sort of art form for many.

However, if you’re new to the craft, you might be a little intimidated and or unaware of the essential tools to do the job right. Worry no more, the following are a list of the essential grilling tools you will need to do a proper job this summer.

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The 2019 Gorham Silver Snowflake & Collector’s Set

For fifty years, Gorham has been making the holidays a little merrier and brighter with the production of their annual silver snowflake Christmas ornament. Each year, Gorham fans eagerly await the roll out of the new snowflake to see how it differs from earlier designs.

Like nature’s snowflakes, no two ornaments are alike. Families collect each new ornament and eventually pass their treasured collections on to the next generation. For many, it would not be Christmas without a beautiful Gorham Silver Snowflake hanging from the branches of the family tree, perfectly reflecting its twinkling lights.

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Choose American-Made Silverware for Memorial Day

On Memorial Day 2019, millions of Americans will turn their thoughts toward loved ones in uniform who have passed away. This day carries especially strong associations for families of U.S. service personnel who died while serving the nation. Across the United States, people share a day of love and remembrance on May 27 dedicated to these individuals.

Choose Liberty Tabletop for Your Memorial Day Occasion

People often gather for backyard picnics or barbecues on Memorial Day. In many places, these informal gatherings allow people to spend time outdoors enjoying the arrival of warmer weather while also sharing a spirit of community and patriotism. Some of these celebrations this year will add a unique, meaningful symbolic gesture: the use of high quality American-made silver flatware.

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Making Mint Juleps for the Kentucky Derby

On the first Saturday in May, Louisville is besieged with visitors that have come to witness the most prestigious thoroughbred horse race in America. From a birds-eye view, Churchill Downs Race Track becomes a moving flotilla of expressive hats showing a flash of silver cups.

Surrounding a dirt race track are stands full of race enthusiasts, socializing as they wait to see who is going to become the winner of the first leg of the Triple Crown trifecta.

This “Run for the Roses” race is full of traditions that date back to 1875. It has run every year since. Three-year-old papered thoroughbreds gather to race a mile and a quarter for the most exciting two minutes in American sports.

Crowds fill the infield singing “My Old Kentucky Home” by Stephen Foster during the post parade, then toast the winner with the traditional Mint Julep libation. The late afternoon sun sparkles on the specially designed silver Mint Julep cups as race traditions are upheld.

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