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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.

Fiestaware, 16 oz Tall Tumbler, Drink Glass, Fiesta, Scarlet Tangerine, Turquois Fiestaware, 16 oz Tall Tumbler, Drink Glass, Fiesta, Scarlet Tangerine, Turquois $17.99 1h 3m
Fiestaware, 12 oz Old Fashion Drinking Glass, Fiesta, Claret, Tangerine, Stripes Fiestaware, 12 oz Old Fashion Drinking Glass, Fiesta, Claret, Tangerine, Stripes $8.09 1h 4m
Fiestaware, Saucer, Retired Tangerine orange, Fiesta, Very Nice Fiestaware, Saucer, Retired Tangerine orange, Fiesta, Very Nice $8.99 1h 4m
Fiesta HLO Tangerine Orange Coffee Tea Cup and Saucer Fiesta HLO Tangerine Orange Coffee Tea Cup and Saucer $79.99 2h 44m
Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Canister Fiesta Retired Orange Kitchen Crock Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Canister Fiesta Retired Orange Kitchen Crock $58.00 2h 58m
 SALAD bistro PLATE tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7 1/4 SALAD bistro PLATE tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 7 1/4" $9.95 3h 5m
FIESTA BAKING baker Bread Meat loaf pan DISH tangerine orange FIESTA BAKING baker Bread Meat loaf pan DISH tangerine orange $31.99 4h 5m
Fiesta Ware Coffee Mug Tangerine Orange Ring Handle Fiesta Ware Coffee Mug Tangerine Orange Ring Handle 0 $10.00 4h 34m
Fiestaware Homer Laughlin Cup And Saucer Sets Bowl Varied Pieces Colors Retired Fiestaware Homer Laughlin Cup And Saucer Sets Bowl Varied Pieces Colors Retired $8.00 4h 34m
Fiestaware Homer Laughlin Cup And Saucer Sets Bowl Varied Pieces Colors Retired Fiestaware Homer Laughlin Cup And Saucer Sets Bowl Varied Pieces Colors Retired $8.00 4h 34m
Fiestaware Coffee Cup, Tea Cup, 8 oz., Tangerine Fiestaware Coffee Cup, Tea Cup, 8 oz., Tangerine $5.99 4h 41m
Fiesta® LARGE OVAL BAKER - Choice of Colors - 1st Quality - Discontinued Item Fiesta® LARGE OVAL BAKER - Choice of Colors - 1st Quality - Discontinued Item $39.99 4h 45m
6 1/8 6 1/8" BREAD & BUTTER B B PLATE tangerine orange FIESTA WARE $5.99 5h 6m
Fiestaware Tangerine Egg Tray Fiesta Retired Orange Deviled Egg Serving Plate Fiestaware Tangerine Egg Tray Fiesta Retired Orange Deviled Egg Serving Plate $27.00 7h 13m
Fiestaware RETIRED Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Cup 10 oz Tom & Jerry HLC Homer Fiestaware RETIRED Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Cup 10 oz Tom & Jerry HLC Homer $10.19 7h 32m
HLC Fiestaware Tangerine Hostess  Bowl Fiesta Orange Pedestal Base Serving Bowl HLC Fiestaware Tangerine Hostess Bowl Fiesta Orange Pedestal Base Serving Bowl $20.00 7h 46m
Fiestaware (3) 10 1/2 Fiestaware (3) 10 1/2" Dinner (3) 7" Bread Plates Cup Saucer Orange Tangerine $69.99 8h 12m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine 8 3/8" x 2.75" Tall Vegetable Bowl $20.00 8h 15m
4 Fiestaware Coffee Mugs Homer Laughlin Tom & Jerry Tangerine Orange Set of 4 4 Fiestaware Coffee Mugs Homer Laughlin Tom & Jerry Tangerine Orange Set of 4 $32.50 10h 24m
3 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware USA Mug Cup Lot Tangerine Sunflower Shamrock 3 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware USA Mug Cup Lot Tangerine Sunflower Shamrock $14.95 10h 31m
2 Tangerine Fiestaware Tom and Jerry Coffee Mugs. 2 Tangerine Fiestaware Tom and Jerry Coffee Mugs. 0 $9.99 12h 15m
Fiestaware Tangerine Square Cereal Bowl Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Square Cereal Bowl Fiesta $8.99 16h 1m
Fiesta Tangerine Dinner Plate, Bowl and 2 Salad Plates Fiesta Tangerine Dinner Plate, Bowl and 2 Salad Plates $25.00 21h 29m
Beautiful Fiestaware Orange/Tangerine Tripod Candlestick Set Fiesta Beautiful Fiestaware Orange/Tangerine Tripod Candlestick Set Fiesta $100.00 1d 14m
14 oz. FIESTA DIP FRUIT 5.6 14 oz. FIESTA DIP FRUIT 5.6" small BOWL tangerine orange FIESTAWARE new $8.99 1d 29m
Fiestaware Tangerine Stacking Cereal Bowl Fiesta Retired Orange 11 oz Bowl Fiestaware Tangerine Stacking Cereal Bowl Fiesta Retired Orange 11 oz Bowl $9.00 1d 1h
Fiesta HLCCA Frederick Rhead Homer Laughlin Disc Juice Pitcher Tangerine 1936 Fiesta HLCCA Frederick Rhead Homer Laughlin Disc Juice Pitcher Tangerine 1936 $90.00 1d 1h 56m
Fiesta Tangerine 830 325 One 5 Piece Place Setting Fiesta Tangerine 830 325 One 5 Piece Place Setting 1 $20.00 1d 2h 4m
Fiestaware, Deep Dish Pie Baker, Pie Pan, Fiesta, Tangerine orange Fiestaware, Deep Dish Pie Baker, Pie Pan, Fiesta, Tangerine orange $17.09 1d 2h 14m
OVAL TURKEY PLATTER tangerine FIESTA EXTRA LARGE 19 1/4 OVAL TURKEY PLATTER tangerine FIESTA EXTRA LARGE 19 1/4" $69.99 1d 2h 20m
Four Fiesta Small Oval Platters in Tangerine | Fiestaware Orange 9 5/8 Four Fiesta Small Oval Platters in Tangerine | Fiestaware Orange 9 5/8" 4 Count 0 $36.00 1d 2h 33m
LATTE MUG CUP tangerine orange FIESTA WARE 18 OZ. new LATTE MUG CUP tangerine orange FIESTA WARE 18 OZ. new $19.99 1d 2h 42m
Fiestaware, Bread & Butter Plate, Fiesta, Tangerine, orange, New Seconds Fiestaware, Bread & Butter Plate, Fiesta, Tangerine, orange, New Seconds $8.09 1d 2h 56m
DINNER PLATE tangerine orange HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE 10.5 DINNER PLATE tangerine orange HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE 10.5" $11.99 1d 3h 54m
Fiesta Extra Large 2 Quart Serving Bowl - Tangerine New never used Fiesta Extra Large 2 Quart Serving Bowl - Tangerine New never used $23.99 1d 4h 17m
Multi Fiesta 27 Piece Set (Cobalt, Scarlet, Lemongrass, Tangerine, Sunflower) Multi Fiesta 27 Piece Set (Cobalt, Scarlet, Lemongrass, Tangerine, Sunflower) 0 $75.00 1d 4h 59m
FIESTA 9 FIESTA 9" X 13" RECTANGULAR Lasagna SERVING BOWL BAKER tangerine orange $69.99 1d 5h 7m
Fiestaware Tangerine Fruit Bowl Fiesta Orange Small Bowl Fiestaware Tangerine Fruit Bowl Fiesta Orange Small Bowl $8.00 1d 5h 15m
Fiesta Bread Tray in Tangerine  NEW Never Used Fiestaware Fiesta Bread Tray in Tangerine NEW Never Used Fiestaware $22.00 1d 5h 18m
FIESTA WARE large CANISTER CROCK LID Tangerine orange NEW FIESTA WARE large CANISTER CROCK LID Tangerine orange NEW $52.99 1d 5h 44m
Fiesta® TANGERINE 13 oz. Square Mug - Discontinued Item & Color Fiesta® TANGERINE 13 oz. Square Mug - Discontinued Item & Color $12.99 1d 6h 59m
Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Tangerine Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Tangerine "Tom and Jerry" Mug $14.00 1d 7h
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA TEA COFFEE CUP & SAUCER tangerine HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA TEA COFFEE CUP & SAUCER tangerine $6.99 1d 9h 55m
Fiestaware Tangerine Saucer Fiesta Retired Orange Saucer Only Fiestaware Tangerine Saucer Fiesta Retired Orange Saucer Only $5.00 1d 10h 15m
Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Cream And Sugar Tray Plate Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Cream And Sugar Tray Plate $11.00 1d 12h 12m
Fiesta Retired Tangerine Orange Large Canister 3 Quart Fiestaware Fiesta Retired Tangerine Orange Large Canister 3 Quart Fiestaware $55.00 1d 12h 29m
FIESTA CUP AND 3 SAUCERS, TANGERINE ORANGE FIESTA CUP AND 3 SAUCERS, TANGERINE ORANGE 0 $9.00 1d 12h 47m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine 8 3/8" x 2.75" Tall Vegetable Bowl $24.99 1d 13h 25m
Vintage Original Homer Laughlin Fiestaware tangerine 6 1/2” Saucer Vintage Original Homer Laughlin Fiestaware tangerine 6 1/2” Saucer $19.77 1d 19h 43m
Fiestaware, Figure 8 Tray, Spoon Rest, Fiesta, Tangerine, orange Fiestaware, Figure 8 Tray, Spoon Rest, Fiesta, Tangerine, orange $11.69 2d 44m
Fiestaware, Sugar Lid ONLY, Fiesta, Tangerine, orange, New Seconds Fiestaware, Sugar Lid ONLY, Fiesta, Tangerine, orange, New Seconds $10.79 2d 59m
Set Lot 4 JAVA MUG poppy tangerine sunflower scarlet FIESTA WARE 12 OZ new Set Lot 4 JAVA MUG poppy tangerine sunflower scarlet FIESTA WARE 12 OZ new $45.99 2d 1h 2m
Fiesta® 15oz Oval Vegetable Bowl | Tangerine Fiesta® 15oz Oval Vegetable Bowl | Tangerine $27.95 2d 1h 22m
Fiesta® 7.5 Fiesta® 7.5" Square Salad Plate | Tangerine $20.95 2d 1h 22m
Fiesta® Individual Skillet Baker | Tangerine Fiesta® Individual Skillet Baker | Tangerine $30.95 2d 1h 23m
Fiesta® 18oz Signature Bowl | Tangerine Fiesta® 18oz Signature Bowl | Tangerine $29.95 2d 1h 23m
Fiesta® 12 oz. JAVA MUG - Your Choice of Discontinued & Current Colors Fiesta® 12 oz. JAVA MUG - Your Choice of Discontinued & Current Colors $8.99 2d 2h 45m
Set 4 BOUILLON tangerine orange HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 6 3/4 OZ  NEW Set 4 BOUILLON tangerine orange HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 6 3/4 OZ NEW $46.99 2d 4h 7m
Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Ring Handle Mug Tom and Jerry Style p86 Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Ring Handle Mug Tom and Jerry Style p86 $6.99 2d 6h 52m
NEW FIESTA WARE FIGURE 8 CONDIMENT TRAY tangerine orange NEW FIESTA WARE FIGURE 8 CONDIMENT TRAY tangerine orange $8.99 2d 7h 9m
Fiesta Ware Tangerine Poppy Orange Gravy Sauce Boat Fiestaware EUC Heavy USA Fiesta Ware Tangerine Poppy Orange Gravy Sauce Boat Fiestaware EUC Heavy USA $12.99 2d 9h 5m
2 Fiesta Fiestaware Oval Platters 13 1/2 2 Fiesta Fiestaware Oval Platters 13 1/2" Rose & Tangerine Poppy Orange 1 11/2" $19.99 2d 9h 5m
Fiesta Tangerine Orange Dish Set Cup & Saucer Mug Fiestaware Lot 4 Fiesta Tangerine Orange Dish Set Cup & Saucer Mug Fiestaware Lot 4 $10.95 2d 9h 41m
Fiestaware - Tangerine - Platter - New No Tags -- 2 Scuffs! Fiestaware - Tangerine - Platter - New No Tags -- 2 Scuffs! $11.99 2d 9h 53m
#1 Fiestaware Bowl Fiesta Bright Orange/Tangerine (8 #1 Fiestaware Bowl Fiesta Bright Orange/Tangerine (8") Cereal Bowl (3 available) $12.00 2d 10h 21m
(6) Fiestaware, Vintage, Tom Jerry Mug, Ring Handle, Fiesta, Tangerine (6) Fiestaware, Vintage, Tom Jerry Mug, Ring Handle, Fiesta, Tangerine $47.00 2d 10h 36m
Vintage Fiesta Coffee Cups Made In USA Tangerine Tom and Jerry Handle set of 4 Vintage Fiesta Coffee Cups Made In USA Tangerine Tom and Jerry Handle set of 4 $33.00 2d 12h 15m
Roseville Fressia Candle Holders in Tangerine Roseville Fressia Candle Holders in Tangerine 0 $25.00 2d 14h 14m
Set Of 2 Fiesta HLC Banded 2 3/4 Set Of 2 Fiesta HLC Banded 2 3/4" Tangerine Cups USA $7.95 2d 20h 48m
FIESTA TANGERINE 75TH ANNIVERSARY ORNAMENT FIESTA TANGERINE 75TH ANNIVERSARY ORNAMENT $5.00 2d 23h 22m
 FIESTA TANGERINE 19 OZ CEREAL BOWL FIESTA TANGERINE 19 OZ CEREAL BOWL $6.00 2d 23h 22m
Fiestaware Tangerine Gusto Bowl Fiesta 28 oz Retired Orange Bowl Fiestaware Tangerine Gusto Bowl Fiesta 28 oz Retired Orange Bowl $12.99 2d 23h 34m
FOUR (4) HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA TANGERINE ORANGE 7.25 FOUR (4) HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA TANGERINE ORANGE 7.25" SALAD / BREAD PLATES $23.99 3d 1h 26m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 12 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 12" Pasta Bowl 3721286 $25.99 3d 2h 38m
FALL TIME FIESTA placemat CROSS HATCH scarlet tangerine INDOOR outdoor NEW FALL TIME FIESTA placemat CROSS HATCH scarlet tangerine INDOOR outdoor NEW $4.99 3d 2h 38m
Fiestaware Tangerine Lunch Fiesta Retired Orange 9 inch Health Care Plate USA Fiestaware Tangerine Lunch Fiesta Retired Orange 9 inch Health Care Plate USA $16.99 3d 2h 40m
4 FALL TIME FIESTA placemat CROSS HATCH scarlet tangerine INDOOR outdoor NEW 4 FALL TIME FIESTA placemat CROSS HATCH scarlet tangerine INDOOR outdoor NEW $22.99 3d 2h 47m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE 10 5/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE 10 5/8" Salad Serving Bowl 3721315 $23.99 3d 3h 38m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 9 5/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 9 5/8" Serving Platter 3721319 $12.99 3d 3h 51m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Stove Top Salt & Pepper 3721880 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Stove Top Salt & Pepper 3721880 $29.99 3d 3h 51m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 12 1/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 12 1/8" Pizza Tray 4642135 $23.99 3d 4h 11m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Cereal Bowl 3721265 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Cereal Bowl 3721265 $7.99 3d 4h 11m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Trivet 3721908 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Trivet 3721908 $9.99 3d 4h 11m
Fiestaware Tangerine 2 Cup TEAPOT Fiesta Retired Small Childs Tea Pot, no lid Fiestaware Tangerine 2 Cup TEAPOT Fiesta Retired Small Childs Tea Pot, no lid 0 $25.00 3d 4h 11m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 5/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 8 5/8" Mixing Bowl 3721899 $25.99 3d 4h 11m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 7 5/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 7 5/8" Mixing Bowl 3721900 $19.99 3d 4h 11m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Flat Cup in Tangerine Homer Laughlin Fiesta Flat Cup in Tangerine $4.90 3d 4h 14m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 5 Piece Place Setting 6035431 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 5 Piece Place Setting 6035431 $44.99 3d 4h 27m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 3721285 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 3721285 $8.99 3d 4h 44m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 5 5/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 5 5/8" Canister 4642142 $53.99 3d 4h 44m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Ramekin 4166619 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Ramekin 4166619 $7.99 3d 4h 44m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 7 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 7" Canister 4642139 $55.99 3d 4h 44m
Set Of 2 Fiesta Tangerine Orange Teacup & Saucer Set Tea Mug Fiestaware HLC Set Of 2 Fiesta Tangerine Orange Teacup & Saucer Set Tea Mug Fiestaware HLC 0 $2.40 3d 4h 56m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 13 1/2 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 13 1/2" Serving Platter 3721321 $25.99 3d 5h 14m
Fiesta® TANGERINE 9 Fiesta® TANGERINE 9" Square Luncheon Plate - Discontinued Color $10.99 3d 5h 29m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Place Oval Soup Spoon 6312982 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Place Oval Soup Spoon 6312982 $3.99 3d 6h 21m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Knife 6312978 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Knife 6312978 $3.99 3d 6h 21m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 9 3/4 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 9 3/4" Pedestal Bowl 3721896 $23.99 3d 6h 50m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 2 Quart Casserole Dish 3721316 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) 2 Quart Casserole Dish 3721316 $53.99 3d 6h 50m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Salt & Pepper 3721877 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Salt & Pepper 3721877 $17.99 3d 6h 51m

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