I recently came upon a bonanza of silverplate items at Goodwill. It's a little sad, because someone went to the trouble of etching their driver's license number on each piece. On the other hand, at least they have a new home where they will be used.
They were in pretty bad shape when I got them as far as tarnish but I didn't think to take photos as I had the time to polish them that day. And the most expensive one was $5.25. Woooohooooo.
Fortunately, I have a pyrex dish that will fit perfect into this server.
This is a three piece chaffing dish that is really nice. Doesn't have the glass insert, however.
Although this piece has some pitting at the bottom, I loved the open edges.
I searched the Goodwill store, and am always on the lookout for the glass liner dishes that protect the serving piece. Unfortunately, I have not had much luck finding them. I am always purchasing glass pieces and then re-donating them because they don't fit. Does anyone have the 'secret' to finding these liner pieces? I only assume they are not marked (like with Pyrex or Anchor Hocking) becaused I don't remember any markings on the ones I have washed throughout the years. I suppose it's possible that they have all been broken along the way. I have used various things in the past, but they aren't ideal. It's too bad someone doesn't invent some biodegradable thing that could be used.
At any rate, I am thrilled with them and can't wait for an excuse to use them. In the meantime, I just have to find a place to store them!
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