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Tangerine Fiesta® (Post 1986)

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Tangerine Fiestaware snapshot Homer Laughlin introduced tangerine to its Fiesta line in . We received an advance copy of dishes, and Patricia Mitchell tells you about it here in this article.

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I have a great job. I love food and cooking and all the things that go with those topics which, when you think about it, covers a lot. Because part of my job involves doing book and product reviews, people occasionally send me things to evaluate and report on, and that is how I came to own a set of Fiestaware (service for eight, so far).

Allow me to emphasize that I was not sent eight place settings to evaluate. I received one five-piece place setting of Fiestaware in the new color, Tangerine. It was well packed and arrived in perfect condition. I admired the beautiful simplicity of the design, the fine glaze, the heft of the pieces and, of course, the color. If Fiestaware Tangerine were a voice, it would have to be a soprano - clear and high.

I put the five pieces in my cupboard with my other dishes, which are a perfectly serviceable and attractive green and white pattern. I mean, what else can you do with one place setting? I suppose I thought the pieces would work their way to the bottom of the various stacks. It did not happen that way. First of all, the Fiestaware pieces just would not blend in. Every time the cupboard was opened, all you could see was those five glimmering Tangerine pieces. I found myself competing with my husband over the cereal bowl. He wanted it. I wanted it. Same thing with the dinner plate.

Tangerine, when she dances by, senoritas stare and caballeros sigh.
- Frank Sinatra / Tangerine

So I decided to buy another place setting so we could each have our own Fiestaware. I had Turquoise in mind. I went online to order a Turquoise four-piece place setting (we are coffee mug people, as opposed to cup-and-saucer people), and made my selection. However, the price was so reasonable and the other colors so beautiful, I had no difficulty whatsoever in talking myself into ordering three place settings instead of one. So I found myself in possession not only of Tangerine, but Turquoise, Persimmon and Sunflower.

Soon I was fretting because my little service contained more warm colors than cool. I'll spare you the details, but let's just say that I've added Periwinkle, Plum, Cinnabar and Cobalt to the mix, and I even sprang for a piece of the discontinued Juniper I had been pining for - the 64-ounce Large Disk pitcher - on Amazon's Marketplace.

Fiestaware is made by the Homer Laughlin China Company (often known as HLC). They initially invested a place setting in me, and I'd say it paid off for both of us. Everything about these dishes appeals to me - the graceful design, the jewel-like colors and, notably, the reasonable price. And, of course, they are dishwasher and microwave safe. Oh, I suppose that if your taste runs more to rosebuds than art deco, Fiestaware won't be your cup of tea. But, personally, I can't imagine a better combination of beauty and practicality. This is a product that has withstood the test of time for good reason.

Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Gravy, Sauce Boat, on Drip Tray, Tangerine orange, New 2nds Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Gravy, Sauce Boat, on Drip Tray, Tangerine orange, New 2nds $21.59 3h 20m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Lunch Plate, Tangerine orange, New Seconds Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Lunch Plate, Tangerine orange, New Seconds $8.09 3h 20m
Fiesta Tangerine Set of 2 Coffee Mugs New Fiesta Tangerine Set of 2 Coffee Mugs New $10.50 3h 35m
Fiesta Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter Tangerine orange 13 1/2 long used Fiesta Dinner Ware, Large Oval Serving Platter Tangerine orange 13 1/2 long used $16.72 3h 44m
FIESTA TANGERINE 12 FIESTA TANGERINE 12" BREAD TRAY $13.50 4h 9m
4 FIESTA 7 1/4 4 FIESTA 7 1/4" SALAD PLATES - SCARLET, SHAMROCK, TANGERINE & SUNFLOWER $22.00 4h 9m
BOUILLON tangerine BOWL HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 6 3/4 OZ BOUILLON tangerine BOWL HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 6 3/4 OZ $5.49 5h 43m
NEW 3 Pc Fiesta Tangerine 10.5 NEW 3 Pc Fiesta Tangerine 10.5" Dinner Plate Wide Rimmed Soup Pasta Cereal Bowl $21.00 6h 51m
Fiesta Small Bowl Tangerine Orange 5 5/8 Fiesta Small Bowl Tangerine Orange 5 5/8" Fiestaware F10D $6.00 6h 52m
Fiesta 4-Piece Place Setting Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin ***NIB*** Fiesta 4-Piece Place Setting Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin ***NIB*** $29.99 7h 37m
4 OVAL PLATTER small PLATE tangerine orange NEW FIESTA WARE 9 5/8 4 OVAL PLATTER small PLATE tangerine orange NEW FIESTA WARE 9 5/8" $47.99 7h 43m
4 OVAL PLATTER small PLATE sunflower turquoise tangerine  NEW FIESTA WARE 9 5/8 4 OVAL PLATTER small PLATE sunflower turquoise tangerine NEW FIESTA WARE 9 5/8" $47.99 7h 52m
Fiestaware/FIESTA Globe/ball Salt and Pepper shakers-Tangerine/orange Fiestaware/FIESTA Globe/ball Salt and Pepper shakers-Tangerine/orange 0 $20.00 8h 14m
Rare FIESTA 100% Cotton Reversible Table Runner UNUSED 13 Rare FIESTA 100% Cotton Reversible Table Runner UNUSED 13"X72" Orange Tangerine $24.00 9h 1m
Fiestaware Glassware Juice Glass  Glass Dots 123-343  Tangerine Fiestaware Glassware Juice Glass Glass Dots 123-343 Tangerine $8.99 9h 22m
Fiestaware Glassware Juice Glass  Glass Stripe 123-161 Tangerine Fiestaware Glassware Juice Glass Glass Stripe 123-161 Tangerine $8.99 9h 23m
Fiesta Tangerine Orange Jumbo Cup Jumbo Mug Brand New First Quality Piece Nice Fiesta Tangerine Orange Jumbo Cup Jumbo Mug Brand New First Quality Piece Nice 0 $15.95 9h 49m
Fiesta Tangerine Orange Tea Cup & Saucer Set First Quality Pieces Nice New Set Fiesta Tangerine Orange Tea Cup & Saucer Set First Quality Pieces Nice New Set 0 $14.95 9h 49m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 2 1/2 qt Casserole Bowl w/ Lid, Tangerine & Poppy, New 2nds Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 2 1/2 qt Casserole Bowl w/ Lid, Tangerine & Poppy, New 2nds $53.09 10h 56m
Fiesta Medium Canister in Tangerine with Lid   NEW Never Used Fiestaware Fiesta Medium Canister in Tangerine with Lid NEW Never Used Fiestaware $41.00 11h 14m
Fiesta ~ Set 2 TANGERINE ORANGE ~ Coffee Mugs / Cups ~ Round Handle Fiesta ~ Set 2 TANGERINE ORANGE ~ Coffee Mugs / Cups ~ Round Handle $9.99 12h 39m
Fiesta Butterdish Butter Dish XL Tangerine Orange Fiestaware F76D Fiesta Butterdish Butter Dish XL Tangerine Orange Fiestaware F76D $24.50 13h 8m
Fiestaware MODERN pasta bowl and parmesan shaker in tangerine Fiestaware MODERN pasta bowl and parmesan shaker in tangerine $52.00 17h 5m
Fiesta RAMEKIN BOWL - 4 x 2 -  New Never Used  -TANGERINE Fiesta RAMEKIN BOWL - 4 x 2 - New Never Used -TANGERINE $8.00 22h 13m
Fiesta 6 pc Relish Entertaining set Tangerine tray and bowl  new fiestaware Fiesta 6 pc Relish Entertaining set Tangerine tray and bowl new fiestaware 0 $74.00 23h 35m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 9 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 9 3/8" Mixing Bowl 3721898 $29.99 1d 1h 17m
Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - Flower Pot / Planter 1st Quality - Discontinued Item Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - Flower Pot / Planter 1st Quality - Discontinued Item $69.99 1d 3h 39m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 16 oz Tall Tumbler, Drinking Glasses, Tangerine oran Stripe Fiesta® Dinner Ware, 16 oz Tall Tumbler, Drinking Glasses, Tangerine oran Stripe $17.99 1d 4h 30m
FIESTAWARE TANGERINE COFFEE MUG TEA CUP C RING HANDLE HLC 10 OZ HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTAWARE TANGERINE COFFEE MUG TEA CUP C RING HANDLE HLC 10 OZ HOMER LAUGHLIN $17.57 1d 5h 42m
Tangerine Fiesta Coffee Cup Tangerine Fiesta Coffee Cup $11.50 1d 8h 2m
FIESTA HOMER LAUGHLIN TANGERINE ORANGE CUP AND SAUCER SET OF 3 - 6 PC FINE FIESTA HOMER LAUGHLIN TANGERINE ORANGE CUP AND SAUCER SET OF 3 - 6 PC FINE $17.99 1d 8h 30m
Fiestaware Cups and Saucers - 2 In Tangerine Fiestaware Cups and Saucers - 2 In Tangerine $15.00 1d 9h 8m
Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Multi Purpose Bowl 9.5 Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Multi Purpose Bowl 9.5" 70 OZ NEW! $19.99 1d 9h 37m
Fiesta Ware TANGERINE  Gusto Bowl 23 ounces NEW MADE IN THE USA Fiesta Ware TANGERINE Gusto Bowl 23 ounces NEW MADE IN THE USA $9.99 1d 9h 54m
FIESTA TANGERINE MEDIUM OVAL PLATTER - 11 1/2 FIESTA TANGERINE MEDIUM OVAL PLATTER - 11 1/2" LONG $12.00 1d 10h 8m
LOT OF 3 Fiesta Tangerine Dinner Plate & Bowl ++Homer Laughlin Fiestaware (T2) LOT OF 3 Fiesta Tangerine Dinner Plate & Bowl ++Homer Laughlin Fiestaware (T2) $23.99 1d 11h 35m
Fiestaware Tangerine Large Canister with Lid - Fiesta Orange HLC Kitchen Crock Fiestaware Tangerine Large Canister with Lid - Fiesta Orange HLC Kitchen Crock $45.00 1d 11h 40m
Fiesta Dinner Ware, Divided, Vegetable Bowl, Serving Bowl, Tangerine Fiesta Dinner Ware, Divided, Vegetable Bowl, Serving Bowl, Tangerine $35.45 1d 12h 15m
Fiesta Ware Tangerine Coffee Cup Fiesta Ware Tangerine Coffee Cup 0 $2.99 1d 12h 32m
3 Contemporary Homer Laughlin FIESTA Mugs: Lemon Grass, Sunflower, Tangerine 3 Contemporary Homer Laughlin FIESTA Mugs: Lemon Grass, Sunflower, Tangerine 0 $12.99 1d 13h 11m
Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Canister with Lid - Fiesta HLC Orange Kitchen Crock Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Canister with Lid - Fiesta HLC Orange Kitchen Crock $37.50 1d 13h 56m
Fiestaware Tangerine Rimmed Soup Bowl - Fiesta HLC Orange Soup Pasta Bowl Fiestaware Tangerine Rimmed Soup Bowl - Fiesta HLC Orange Soup Pasta Bowl $8.50 1d 14h 32m
Fiestaware Tangerine Jumbo Mug - Fiesta HLC Large Orange 18 oz Soup Mug Fiestaware Tangerine Jumbo Mug - Fiesta HLC Large Orange 18 oz Soup Mug $8.50 1d 14h 52m
Fiesta Tangerine Coffee Mug - Excellent Used Condition Homer Laughlin Post '86 Fiesta Tangerine Coffee Mug - Excellent Used Condition Homer Laughlin Post '86 $3.99 1d 14h 52m
Fiesta PAIR DINNER PLATE - 10 1/2 Fiesta PAIR DINNER PLATE - 10 1/2" - New Never Used - TANGERINE $14.00 1d 23h 7m
Fiestaware Rainbow Striped Lunch Plate w/ Tangerine Dinner Plate Combo Set Fiestaware Rainbow Striped Lunch Plate w/ Tangerine Dinner Plate Combo Set $55.00 1d 23h 56m
Fiesta Carson's Tangerine  9 Fiesta Carson's Tangerine 9" Luncheon Plate with Pumpkin Face New never Used $45.00 2d 35m
DINNER PLATE tangerine orange HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE 10.5 DINNER PLATE tangerine orange HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE 10.5" $6.99 2d 2h 46m
Fiesta Tapered Mug Tangerine NEW Style Fiestaware F107D Fiesta Tapered Mug Tangerine NEW Style Fiestaware F107D $7.50 2d 3h
Set 3 Fiesta Ware Medium Orange Bowls 7 Set 3 Fiesta Ware Medium Orange Bowls 7" Poppy, Apricot, Tangerine $39.99 2d 3h 45m
Fiestaware Juice Glass Set 4-Striped Shamrock, Scarlet, Peacock, Tangerine 7oz Fiestaware Juice Glass Set 4-Striped Shamrock, Scarlet, Peacock, Tangerine 7oz $27.00 2d 3h 50m
Fiesta Fiestaware Mini Disc Pitcher Tangerine Orange w/ Red Valentine Hearts Fiesta Fiestaware Mini Disc Pitcher Tangerine Orange w/ Red Valentine Hearts $28.99 2d 4h 59m
FIESTA 4 NEW TANGERINE bright orange DINNER PLATES 10-1/2 FIESTA 4 NEW TANGERINE bright orange DINNER PLATES 10-1/2" PLATES Fiestaware $25.99 2d 5h 16m
Contemporary FIESTA Tangerine SALT PEPPER SHAKERS Orange BALL Globe 2003- Contemporary FIESTA Tangerine SALT PEPPER SHAKERS Orange BALL Globe 2003- 0 $6.95 2d 6h 18m
Fiesta 24 oz Gusto Bowl Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin F14D Fiesta 24 oz Gusto Bowl Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin F14D $7.50 2d 6h 59m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE Tray (For Creamer & Sugar) 3721299 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE Tray (For Creamer & Sugar) 3721299 $30.99 2d 7h 2m
Fiesta 9 Fiesta 9" Luncheon Plate Tangerine Orange Fiestaware F2D $6.75 2d 7h 2m
TANGERINE / ORANGE FIESTA POTTERY 1/4 lbs BUTTER DISH TANGERINE / ORANGE FIESTA POTTERY 1/4 lbs BUTTER DISH 1 $9.99 2d 7h 17m
8 Fiesta HLC Mugs/Cups 2 Yellow, 2 Blue, 2 Red, 2 Tangerine with O-Ring Handles 8 Fiesta HLC Mugs/Cups 2 Yellow, 2 Blue, 2 Red, 2 Tangerine with O-Ring Handles $48.00 2d 8h 7m
FIESTA 9 oz stacking FRUIT salsa BERRY ice cream DESSERT BOWL tangerine NEW FIESTA 9 oz stacking FRUIT salsa BERRY ice cream DESSERT BOWL tangerine NEW $6.99 2d 8h 49m
Fiesta tangerine deviled egg server tray Fiesta tangerine deviled egg server tray $40.00 2d 9h 21m
Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Tapered Mug, Java or Coffee Cup, Tangerine orange, New 2nds Fiesta® Dinner Ware, Tapered Mug, Java or Coffee Cup, Tangerine orange, New 2nds $9.89 2d 10h 2m
Fiesta HLC Small 6in  Pie Baker SCARLET BLACK SHAMROCK TANGERINE Fiesta HLC Small 6in Pie Baker SCARLET BLACK SHAMROCK TANGERINE $14.99 2d 11h 11m
Brand New Hard to Find Fiestaware Tangerine Large 64 oz Disc Pitcher Fiesta Brand New Hard to Find Fiestaware Tangerine Large 64 oz Disc Pitcher Fiesta $20.99 2d 12h 1m
Retired Fiesta Napkin Tray Tangerine Retired Fiesta Napkin Tray Tangerine 0 $29.99 2d 13h 23m
Fiesta Large Disk Pitcher in Tangerine  New Fiestaware Fiesta Large Disk Pitcher in Tangerine New Fiestaware 0 $20.00 2d 21h 41m
Fiesta Ware MEDIUM FLARED VASE - 9 1/2 Fiesta Ware MEDIUM FLARED VASE - 9 1/2" - New Never Used - TANGERINE $32.00 2d 23h 27m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE Deviled Egg Plate Tray exc. unused $ FREE $ SHIP Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE Deviled Egg Plate Tray exc. unused $ FREE $ SHIP $26.85 3d 1h 41m
Set of 2 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Cups And Saucers USA Set of 2 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Cups And Saucers USA $32.54 3d 2h 2m
4---Collector Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Java Coffee Mug 4---Collector Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Java Coffee Mug 0 $7.99 3d 2h 15m
Fiesta CREAMER 7 1/4 Oz. new never used - TANGERINE Fiesta CREAMER 7 1/4 Oz. new never used - TANGERINE $10.00 3d 2h 32m
Homer Laughlin China Fiestaware Cup and Saucer Tangerine Fiesta Ware USA SSC Homer Laughlin China Fiestaware Cup and Saucer Tangerine Fiesta Ware USA SSC $9.99 3d 3h 5m
Fiestaware Tangerine 11 Fiestaware Tangerine 11" Oval Serving Platter $19.99 3d 3h 8m
Fiesta Dinner Ware, 44 Ounce Tea Pot w/ Lid, Orange/Tangerine, New Fiesta Dinner Ware, 44 Ounce Tea Pot w/ Lid, Orange/Tangerine, New $18.00 3d 3h 41m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA DOUBLE OLD FASHIONEDS - SET OF 2 -TANGERINE/BLACK/ETC. HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA DOUBLE OLD FASHIONEDS - SET OF 2 -TANGERINE/BLACK/ETC. $18.50 3d 4h 41m
Fiesta® 4-Piece Place Setting in Tangerine Fiesta® 4-Piece Place Setting in Tangerine $34.95 3d 4h 41m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine Large Disk Pitcher Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine Large Disk Pitcher $25.00 3d 5h 38m
ROUND BALL BULB SALT & PEPPER SHAKERS tangerine FIESTA ROUND BALL BULB SALT & PEPPER SHAKERS tangerine FIESTA $13.99 3d 6h 2m
LARGE DISK PITCHER tangerine FIESTAWARE FIESTA 67 OZ LARGE DISK PITCHER tangerine FIESTAWARE FIESTA 67 OZ $18.99 3d 6h 12m
Fiestaware  Large Pitcher Tangerine 484 Fiestaware Large Pitcher Tangerine 484 $38.99 3d 7h 11m
Fiestaware  2 QT Serving Bowl Tangerine 455 Fiestaware 2 QT Serving Bowl Tangerine 455 $32.99 3d 7h 45m
Fiesta Tangerine Jumbo Cup Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Jumbo Cup Fiestaware $12.99 3d 7h 57m
FIESTA EXTRA LARGE serving bistro BOWL TANGERINE NEW 96oz FIESTA EXTRA LARGE serving bistro BOWL TANGERINE NEW 96oz $26.99 3d 8h 11m
Fiestaware  1 QT Serving Bowl Tangerine 471 Fiestaware 1 QT Serving Bowl Tangerine 471 $25.99 3d 8h 37m
heart BOWL FIESTA ware DIP FRUIT tangerine orange heart BOWL FIESTA ware DIP FRUIT tangerine orange $13.99 3d 9h 6m
FIESTA WARE  CANISTER SET med small large CROCK SHAMROCK TANGERINE LEMONGRASS FIESTA WARE CANISTER SET med small large CROCK SHAMROCK TANGERINE LEMONGRASS $109.99 3d 9h 7m
Fiestaware Small Pie Baker in Tangerine 1st Brand NEW Fiestaware Small Pie Baker in Tangerine 1st Brand NEW $15.00 3d 9h 11m
Contemporary Fiesta Tangerine Square Drinking Coffee Mug Contemporary Fiesta Tangerine Square Drinking Coffee Mug $4.99 3d 9h 47m
Fiesta Tangerine Utensil Crock Homer Laughlin F325 New Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Utensil Crock Homer Laughlin F325 New Fiestaware $25.00 3d 9h 50m
Fiesta 9 Fiesta 9" Rimmed Soup Bowl Tangerine Orange Fiestaware F22D $8.50 3d 11h 4m
Fiesta Dinnerware, Tangerine Orange Individual Baking Casserole Dishes Fiesta Dinnerware, Tangerine Orange Individual Baking Casserole Dishes $21.99 3d 12h 44m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA CARSON'S PUMPKLIN 9 Homer Laughlin FIESTA CARSON'S PUMPKLIN 9" LUNCHEON PLATE Tangerine NWT 1 $9.99 3d 13h 40m
Fiestaware Tangerine Tom And Jerry Mug Collectible With O Handles Fiestaware Tangerine Tom And Jerry Mug Collectible With O Handles 0 $14.99 3d 16h 13m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine Orange 10 1/2 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine Orange 10 1/2" Dinner Plate - Fiestaware $11.99 3d 16h 30m
FIESTA TANGERINE 6 OZ TUMBLER FIESTA TANGERINE 6 OZ TUMBLER $6.00 3d 21h 21m
Fiesta Tangerine Orange Bathroom Soap Dish Fiestaware 1st Quality Fiesta Tangerine Orange Bathroom Soap Dish Fiestaware 1st Quality $14.50 4d 5m
 Tangerine Fiesta  3 cups and 3 cup saucers Tangerine Fiesta 3 cups and 3 cup saucers 0 $5.00 4d 1h 23m
Fiestaware Tangerine Pedestal Bowl - HLC Fiesta Retired 9.75 Fiestaware Tangerine Pedestal Bowl - HLC Fiesta Retired 9.75"Serving Bowl $15.00 4d 3h 3m
 COVERED BUTTER DISH tangerine NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA COVERED BUTTER DISH tangerine NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA $34.99 4d 3h 14m
FIESTA 8.25 FIESTA 8.25" MEDIUM PIE BAKER PLATE tangerine orange $25.99 4d 3h 15m

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