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An Appetizer Plate are designated to hold "bite-sized" Appetizers, including but not limited to Charcuterie, Fruit, Crudite, Cheese, etc. They are typically 4-7 inches in diameter, making them a little bigger than a Bread Plate. They also tend to have slightly curved edges without any...
Baking dishes are typically ceramic dishes designed to be used in baking. They come in various sizes and shapes. Nutritional Value USDA
A Bread Plate, also known as a Bread & Butter Plate, typically measures 5 to 7 inches across and is the smallest plate in the traditional place setting. It is used to hold sliced bread, and butter, for an individual guest. Culinary Uses Bread Plates are often used in informal dinners,...
A Charger is an optional, decorative, larger plate on which other plates are set. Think of it as the decorative place holder at the center of the place setting on which the Soup Bowl, Salad Plate, Dinner Plate, etc. will each, in turn, rest. Chargers can be up to 14 inches in diameter. They...
A Cheese Board is a tray or Platter used specifically for serving a variety of Cheese. They can come in a variety of materials (Wood, Marble, China, Glass, Plastic, etc.) and shape but are usually completely flat, without the lip or raised edge of a common plate. A menu item, The Cheese...
The Dessert Plate, at 7 to 9 inches in diameter are a smaller plate in the place setting. They are used to hold single, smaller dessert portions. Because they are for Dessert they are often well decorated, and sweet looking themselves. Some china makers call Dessert Plates "Luncheon...
Dining Plates are a sub-category of Plates, made up of individual portion-sized plates used at service. The name Tableware or Dishware can also refer to Dining Plates used at Table. They can range in size from very large plates, designed to hold entrees plus sides, to very small plates...
The Dinner Plate is the most common plate used for service as it is designed to hold the main course. Typical Dinner Plates are 10 to 12 inches in diameter and can be used in conjunction with a Charger in formal place settings. Culinary Uses The Dinner Plate is used, after the Salad...
A Lunch Plate, also called a Luncheon Plate, is slightly smaller in diameter, than a Dinner Plate. Lunch Plates also tend to be lighter in weight because they are designed to hold lunches, which are presumably lighter and smaller than dinner Entrées. If you were to get out a ruler,...
Platter A platter is a large shallow dish used for serving foods. Platters can be made from many materials and come in many sizes. Food can also be served from trays. A Sizzler Platter, is a sub-variety of Platter, usually made of metal (see below). Varieties There are many types of...
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