I decided to add a new section to my front page called, "Setting the Table." Part of the pleasure of preparing good food is serving it in an attractive way. I might be a little obsessed with interesting china patterns and dishes. My absolute favorite pattern is my Lenox Plum Blossom because I chose it in high school, and registered it at Couch's (in Anniston, Alabama) when I got married (the first time). It is still to me one of the most beautiful china patterns in existence. I use it often.
These are some of my other favorite patterns and table settings: