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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 Tangerine Medium Bowl Fiesta Retired Orange 19 oz Cereal Bowl Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Bowl Fiesta Retired Orange 19 oz Cereal Bowl 0 $7.99 2h 55m
Genuine Homer Laughlin FIESTA Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Tea Cup Genuine Homer Laughlin FIESTA Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Tea Cup $15.95 3h 53m
Fiesta Fiestaware 75th Anniversary Ornament   Tangerine  NIP Fiesta Fiestaware 75th Anniversary Ornament Tangerine NIP $15.00 4h 11m
Fiestaware Tangerine Utility tray Fiesta Orange Figure 8 Tray Fiestaware Tangerine Utility tray Fiesta Orange Figure 8 Tray $12.00 4h 51m
Set of 2 Set of 2 "Fiesta" Tangerine Mugs. NEW $14.95 4h 58m
Fiesta Fiestaware Dinnerwear Square Tangerine Set Dinner Plate Salad Bowl Fiesta Fiestaware Dinnerwear Square Tangerine Set Dinner Plate Salad Bowl $24.99 5h 3m
Fiesta Tangerine Orange Dish Set Cup & Saucer, Mug, Bowl, Plates Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Dish Set Cup & Saucer, Mug, Bowl, Plates Fiestaware $20.00 5h 54m
2009 Fiesta® TANGERINE HLCCA Embossed Teapot Ornament 2009 Fiesta® TANGERINE HLCCA Embossed Teapot Ornament $15.00 6h 21m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Saucer in Tangerine Homer Laughlin Fiesta Saucer in Tangerine $4.90 7h 18m
m,/Fiesta Fiestaware 10.5 m,/Fiesta Fiestaware 10.5" Welled Snack Plate Tangerine Dip bowl Heather CHEAP $23.55 15h 37m
Set of 6 Fiesta Tangerine Orange Tom And Jerry Coffee Cups Mugs Set of 6 Fiesta Tangerine Orange Tom And Jerry Coffee Cups Mugs $24.29 15h 41m
Fiestaware Tangerine Square Salad Plate 9 Fiestaware Tangerine Square Salad Plate 9" Fiesta Orange Retired $6.99 17h 10m
Fiestaware Tangerine Square Dinner Plate Fiesta Orange Retired Fiestaware Tangerine Square Dinner Plate Fiesta Orange Retired $9.99 17h 11m
Fiesta 4 Piece Place Setting Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin ***NIB*** Fiesta 4 Piece Place Setting Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin ***NIB*** $29.99 17h 16m
Fiestaware Tangerine 4 piece place setting Retired Fiesta Fall Dinnerware Fiestaware Tangerine 4 piece place setting Retired Fiesta Fall Dinnerware $35.00 17h 43m
FIESTA HOMER LAUGHLIN ORANGE TANGERINE PIE PLATE DISH FIESTA HOMER LAUGHLIN ORANGE TANGERINE PIE PLATE DISH $14.99 20h 8m
Fiestaware Tangerine Butter Dish Fiesta Extra Large XL Retired Orange Butter Fiestaware Tangerine Butter Dish Fiesta Extra Large XL Retired Orange Butter $35.00 20h 44m
NEW FIESTAWARE Retired TANGERINE ORANGE Large SERVING BOWL FIESTA 40 OZ 1 QUART NEW FIESTAWARE Retired TANGERINE ORANGE Large SERVING BOWL FIESTA 40 OZ 1 QUART $12.99 21h 4m
Fiesta 4 Piece Place Setting - Tangerine 831 325 - NEW IN BOX - Homer Laughlin Fiesta 4 Piece Place Setting - Tangerine 831 325 - NEW IN BOX - Homer Laughlin $29.90 21h 50m
XL extra large COVERED BUTTER DISH tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA XL extra large COVERED BUTTER DISH tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA $28.99 22h 43m
FIESTA ROUND BALL BULB CANDLE STICK HOLDER TANGERINE NEW FIESTA ROUND BALL BULB CANDLE STICK HOLDER TANGERINE NEW $49.99 22h 53m
FIESTA SALT SHAKER ORANGE TANGERINE RANGE TOP CONTEMPORARY FIESTA SALT SHAKER ORANGE TANGERINE RANGE TOP CONTEMPORARY $5.95 23h 14m
Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Tangerine Fiesta Tea Coffee Cup And Saucer 7-3/4 oz Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Tangerine Fiesta Tea Coffee Cup And Saucer 7-3/4 oz $8.09 23h 44m
FIESTAWARE Tea Coffee Cup & Saucer Set-Tangerine FIESTAWARE Tea Coffee Cup & Saucer Set-Tangerine $5.99 1d 29m
Fiestaware Tangerine Buffet Plate Fiesta 9 inch Orange Plate Fiestaware Tangerine Buffet Plate Fiesta 9 inch Orange Plate $12.00 1d 1h 35m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware Set Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware Set "Tangerine Orange" Creamer, Sugar 0 $24.99 1d 2h 36m
Fiestaware Toothbrush Holder Tangerine Fiestaware Toothbrush Holder Tangerine 0 $12.99 1d 3h 49m
Pair CANDLESTICK Holders TANGERINE PYRAMID FIESTA WARE NEW NIB Rare Candlesticks Pair CANDLESTICK Holders TANGERINE PYRAMID FIESTA WARE NEW NIB Rare Candlesticks 0 $124.99 1d 5h 52m
Fiesta Homer Laughlin Tangerine Orange Dinner Plate, Saucer, Cup 3 pieces Fiesta Homer Laughlin Tangerine Orange Dinner Plate, Saucer, Cup 3 pieces $20.00 1d 7h 29m
Fiesta Ware TANGERINE 75th Anniversary Ornament NEW IN BOX 2011 Fiesta Ware TANGERINE 75th Anniversary Ornament NEW IN BOX 2011 $9.99 1d 8h 3m
FIESTA WARE TANGERINE 4 PC PLACE SETTING NEW IN BOX FIESTA WARE TANGERINE 4 PC PLACE SETTING NEW IN BOX 0 $72.00 1d 16h 40m
Fiestaware Tangerine Fiestaware Tangerine 0 $15.00 1d 16h 43m
Fiestaware Tangerine Dinner Plate Fiesta Orange 10.5 inch plate Fiestaware Tangerine Dinner Plate Fiesta Orange 10.5 inch plate $12.00 1d 17h 58m
Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin Coffee Mug Circle Handle Cup Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin Coffee Mug Circle Handle Cup $17.99 1d 18h 45m
Fiesta ware SMALL CEREAL BOWL - 14 Oz  Child Size - RETIRED COLOR- TANGERINE Fiesta ware SMALL CEREAL BOWL - 14 Oz Child Size - RETIRED COLOR- TANGERINE $9.00 1d 18h 51m
Tapered/ Squat coffee MUG Tangerine orange NEW FIESTAWARE FIESTA WARE 15OZ Tapered/ Squat coffee MUG Tangerine orange NEW FIESTAWARE FIESTA WARE 15OZ $17.99 1d 20h 15m
Set 4 SALAD PLATE tangerine orange HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE 7.25 Set 4 SALAD PLATE tangerine orange HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE 7.25" $31.99 1d 20h 58m
Fiesta MEDIUM CEREAL SOUP BOWL  MARIGOLD TURQUOISE   Comb ship Fiesta MEDIUM CEREAL SOUP BOWL MARIGOLD TURQUOISE Comb ship $4.50 1d 21h 16m
Fiestaware Tangerine 5 piece place setting Fiesta Orange Dinnerware Dish Set Fiestaware Tangerine 5 piece place setting Fiesta Orange Dinnerware Dish Set 0 $35.00 1d 21h 41m
Fiestaware Tangerine Small Heart Bowl Fiesta Retired Orange 9 oz Candy Dish Fiestaware Tangerine Small Heart Bowl Fiesta Retired Orange 9 oz Candy Dish $24.50 1d 21h 46m
Fiestaware Tangerine Small Platter Fiesta Retired Orange Serving Platter Fiestaware Tangerine Small Platter Fiesta Retired Orange Serving Platter $15.00 1d 21h 50m
1 HLC Retired TANGERINE 6.75 1 HLC Retired TANGERINE 6.75" Discont'd Jumbo Saucer NEW Fiesta Fiestaware 1st $14.95 1d 23h 1m
Fiestaware, 44 Ounce Tea Pot with Lid, Fiesta, Tangerine orange Fiestaware, 44 Ounce Tea Pot with Lid, Fiesta, Tangerine orange 0 $25.00 1d 23h 5m
Fiesta 2-Tangerine Ramekin - Fiestaware HLC Individual Cake Baker Fiesta 2-Tangerine Ramekin - Fiestaware HLC Individual Cake Baker $15.00 1d 23h 15m
4 VHTF Retired TANGERINE 5 4 VHTF Retired TANGERINE 5" - 9 Oz Salsa / Fruit Bowl NEW Fiesta Fiestaware 1st $39.95 1d 23h 25m
Fiesta 6 pc Relish Entertaining set Tangerine tray Lapis bowl omni fiestaware Fiesta 6 pc Relish Entertaining set Tangerine tray Lapis bowl omni fiestaware $78.00 2d 1h 55m
Fiestaware Mug Tangerine Color NEW Condition Fiestaware Mug Tangerine Color NEW Condition 0 $4.99 2d 2h 11m
Tangerine HLC Denver Mugs (4) Fiesta Tangerine HLC Denver Mugs (4) Fiesta $40.00 2d 3h 15m
Fiesta Retired TANGERINE 3 PC Baking Bowl Set - 1st Quality -New Fiesta Retired TANGERINE 3 PC Baking Bowl Set - 1st Quality -New $149.99 2d 3h 30m
FIESTAWARE DINNERWARE 9 INCH LUNCHEON PLATE - TANGERINE ORANGE-NWT FIESTAWARE DINNERWARE 9 INCH LUNCHEON PLATE - TANGERINE ORANGE-NWT 0 $7.99 2d 3h 37m
Retired Fiesta Tangerine  12 oz Java Mug - 1st Quality Retired Fiesta Tangerine 12 oz Java Mug - 1st Quality $19.99 2d 3h 42m
Fiestaware, Medium Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Tangerine orange Fiestaware, Medium Oval Serving Platter, Fiesta, Tangerine orange $15.29 2d 3h 49m
Fiesta, 13 Fiesta, 13" Egg Tray, Large Egg Plate or Platter, Fiestaware, Tangerine orange $33.29 2d 3h 49m
Fiestaware, Jam Jar Lid only, Fiesta, Tangerine orange Fiestaware, Jam Jar Lid only, Fiesta, Tangerine orange $8.99 2d 3h 49m
Fiestaware, Pizza Tray, Baking Tray, Fiesta, Tangerine orange Fiestaware, Pizza Tray, Baking Tray, Fiesta, Tangerine orange $19.79 2d 3h 50m
Fiesta, Medium Serving Bowl, Soup/Cereal, Fiestaware, Tangerine orange Fiesta, Medium Serving Bowl, Soup/Cereal, Fiestaware, Tangerine orange $11.51 2d 3h 50m
Lot of 2 HLC Fiesta Tangerine Oval Individual Casserole Dishes New Free Ship Lot of 2 HLC Fiesta Tangerine Oval Individual Casserole Dishes New Free Ship 0 $47.99 2d 5h 19m
Lot Of 3 Pcs Of Fiestaware Tangerine 9 Lot Of 3 Pcs Of Fiestaware Tangerine 9" Luncheon Plates Fiesta Retired Orange 0 $7.99 2d 6h 9m
Fiesta Tangerine Cheese Shaker from Pasta Bowl & Cheese Shaker Set Excellent Fiesta Tangerine Cheese Shaker from Pasta Bowl & Cheese Shaker Set Excellent $9.77 2d 8h 54m
Fiesta Tangerine Orange Gravy Sauce Boat Fiestaware New Fiesta Tangerine Orange Gravy Sauce Boat Fiestaware New $28.00 2d 16h 29m
Fiesta Fiestaware Dinner Plate Tangerine Orange EUC Fiesta Fiestaware Dinner Plate Tangerine Orange EUC $10.99 2d 16h 34m
Fiestaware Sauce / Gravey Boat Tangerine Orange New / Unused Fiesta Ware Fiestaware Sauce / Gravey Boat Tangerine Orange New / Unused Fiesta Ware $20.00 2d 16h 51m
Fiesta Festaware - Standard 0452 Teacup Tea Cup and 0470 Saucer  -  Tangerine Fiesta Festaware - Standard 0452 Teacup Tea Cup and 0470 Saucer - Tangerine $5.80 2d 17h 2m
NEW Fiestaware Tangerine Large Vegetable Serving Bowl FIESTA 40 OZ 1 QUART NEW Fiestaware Tangerine Large Vegetable Serving Bowl FIESTA 40 OZ 1 QUART 0 $19.99 2d 17h 44m
Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin Coffee Mug Circle Handle Cup Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin Coffee Mug Circle Handle Cup $14.99 2d 17h 54m
Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin Coffee Mug Circle Handle Cup Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin Coffee Mug Circle Handle Cup $9.00 2d 19h 12m
Fiesta LUNCHEON/LUNCH 9 Fiesta LUNCHEON/LUNCH 9" PLATE- 1st - HALLOWEEN "HAPPY PUMPKIN" on TANGERINE $40.00 2d 19h 50m
Fiesta Fiestaware 2 Coffee Mug's, 1 Tangerine & 1 Sunflower Fiesta Fiestaware 2 Coffee Mug's, 1 Tangerine & 1 Sunflower $34.99 2d 19h 53m
FIESTA CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT hlcca MEMBER EXCLUSIVE tangerine orange 1ST 2017 nib FIESTA CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT hlcca MEMBER EXCLUSIVE tangerine orange 1ST 2017 nib $14.99 2d 20h 16m
Fiestaware Tangerine 2 Piece Prep Bowl Set Fiesta Orange New in Box Fiestaware Tangerine 2 Piece Prep Bowl Set Fiesta Orange New in Box $59.99 2d 20h 51m
2 Orange Tangerine Fiestaware Coffee Cup Tom and Jerry Ring Handle 2 Orange Tangerine Fiestaware Coffee Cup Tom and Jerry Ring Handle $7.00 2d 20h 56m
FIESTAWARE Tangerine Covered Xtra Large Butter Dish - RETIRED - NEW WITH TAG FIESTAWARE Tangerine Covered Xtra Large Butter Dish - RETIRED - NEW WITH TAG $47.00 2d 20h 59m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Flat Cup in Tangerine Homer Laughlin Fiesta Flat Cup in Tangerine $4.90 2d 21h 49m
Set 4 OVAL PLATTER small PLATE tangerine orange NEW FIESTA WARE 9 5/8 Set 4 OVAL PLATTER small PLATE tangerine orange NEW FIESTA WARE 9 5/8" $49.99 2d 22h 57m
2 Fiesta TANGERINE 10-1/2 2 Fiesta TANGERINE 10-1/2" Dinner Plates EXCELLENT $19.99 3d 4m
FIESTAWARE FIESTA FESTIVAL 2016 TANGERINE LUNCHEON PLATE NEW FIESTAWARE FIESTA FESTIVAL 2016 TANGERINE LUNCHEON PLATE NEW $35.00 3d 10m
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 3d 36m
Fiestawear - Mix & Match - Multiple Pieces Available Fiestawear - Mix & Match - Multiple Pieces Available $9.35 3d 1h 40m
Fiestawear - Mix & Match - Multiple Pieces Available Fiestawear - Mix & Match - Multiple Pieces Available $7.65 3d 1h 40m
Fiestawear - Mix & Match - Multiple Pieces Available Fiestawear - Mix & Match - Multiple Pieces Available $7.65 3d 1h 40m
Fiestawear - Mix & Match - Multiple Pieces Available Fiestawear - Mix & Match - Multiple Pieces Available $6.80 3d 1h 40m
NEW FIESTAWARE RETIRED TANGERINE ORANGE GUSTO BOWL FIESTA  NEW FIESTAWARE RETIRED TANGERINE ORANGE GUSTO BOWL FIESTA $9.99 3d 2h 9m
Fiestawear - Fruit Bowl 6 1/4 oz Fiestawear - Fruit Bowl 6 1/4 oz $5.10 3d 2h 31m
Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Sauceboat 18.5 OZ NEW! Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Sauceboat 18.5 OZ NEW! 0 $15.99 3d 2h 32m
Fiestawear - Ramekin 8 oz Fiestawear - Ramekin 8 oz $5.52 3d 2h 43m
Fiestaware Tangerine MEDIUM Canister Lid Fiesta Retired Replacement LID ONLY Fiestaware Tangerine MEDIUM Canister Lid Fiesta Retired Replacement LID ONLY $19.50 3d 2h 44m
Fiestawear - Trivet 6 Fiestawear - Trivet 6" $7.65 3d 2h 58m
Fiestaware, 44 Ounce Tea Pot with Lid, Fiesta, Tangerine orange Fiestaware, 44 Ounce Tea Pot with Lid, Fiesta, Tangerine orange 0 $24.00 3d 3h 56m
Fiestaware Tangerine 12 inch Individual Pasta Bowl Fiesta Orange Large Bowl Fiestaware Tangerine 12 inch Individual Pasta Bowl Fiesta Orange Large Bowl $18.00 3d 4h 3m
Fiestaware Tangerine Square Luncheon Plate 9 Fiestaware Tangerine Square Luncheon Plate 9" $8.00 3d 4h 16m
Fiestaware Tangerine Fruit Bowl Fiesta Orange Small Bowl Fiestaware Tangerine Fruit Bowl Fiesta Orange Small Bowl $8.00 3d 4h 29m
Set of 2 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Cup and Saucer Tangerine Orange 6 oz  Set of 2 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Cup and Saucer Tangerine Orange 6 oz  $9.00 3d 4h 41m
Fiesta Ware Tangerine Teacup and Saucer by Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Tangerine Teacup and Saucer by Homer Laughlin $12.00 3d 5h 25m
FIESTA Fiestaware Dinnerwear TANGERINE 5 piece set FIESTA Fiestaware Dinnerwear TANGERINE 5 piece set $25.00 3d 5h 29m
 FIESTAWARE MUG~TANGERINE ORANGE~CIRCLE RING HANDLE FIESTAWARE MUG~TANGERINE ORANGE~CIRCLE RING HANDLE $9.49 3d 6h 53m
Fiesta 5-Piece Place Setting TANGERINE NEW IN BOX RETAILS $56.00 Fiesta 5-Piece Place Setting TANGERINE NEW IN BOX RETAILS $56.00 $45.00 3d 15h 31m
Fiesta Small Kitchen Canister/Jam Jar 1 Quart - Tangerine Orange Fiesta Small Kitchen Canister/Jam Jar 1 Quart - Tangerine Orange $53.99 3d 17h 7m
Fiesta ELEGANCE WINE GLASS - VHTF Never Used - Marked Fiesta - NWT-TANGERINE Fiesta ELEGANCE WINE GLASS - VHTF Never Used - Marked Fiesta - NWT-TANGERINE $25.00 3d 17h 32m
Fiesta Gusto Bowl 28oz - Tangerine Fiesta Gusto Bowl 28oz - Tangerine $12.99 3d 18h 7m
Fiesta Serving Bowl Medium 19oz - Tangerine Fiesta Serving Bowl Medium 19oz - Tangerine $9.99 3d 18h 9m

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