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Kitchen Kollectibles: Use Vintage Pieces – Don’t Hide Away the Memories

November 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

Editor’s note: Scott Simmons will be at the Antique Show at the South Florida Fairgrounds Nov. 4-6; stop by and say hello, and tell him you’ve read his Kitchen Kollectibles columns here. By Scott Simmons, columnist Each Thanksgiving, Grandma would set the table with her Lenox china. The set had belonged to her mother-in-law, a […]

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Kitchen Kollectibles: Molding a Memory of Farm Life

July 14th, 2009 · 4 Comments

by Scott Simmons, columnist My great-grandmother, Lilla Chason Griffin, was a practical woman. Granny, born in 1888, made her own mops from cornhusks, and brooms from the broomstraw that grew along the roadsides. She matched her feed and flour sacks to fabric she already had to make dresses, aprons and such. It wasn’t easy living […]

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Kitchen Kollectibles: Seneca glass sends me

June 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment

  By Scott Simmons, columnist I love glassware What is it about beautiful hand-wrought pieces that whets my appetite for more? I’m not sure, but my appetite was stirred when I saw this beautiful set of Seneca glass “Slim Jim” pilsner glasses. The 16-ounce tall tumblers were made in the 1930s in West Virginia by […]

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