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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 Large Canister with Lid Fiesta Retired Orange Kitchen Crock Fiestaware Tangerine Large Canister with Lid Fiesta Retired Orange Kitchen Crock $64.50 2h 10m
FIESTA 8 Inch SPOON REST in Tangerine by Homer Laughlin FIESTA 8 Inch SPOON REST in Tangerine by Homer Laughlin $11.99 2h 44m
Fiesta Tangerine Mug Fiesta Tangerine Mug $13.00 4h 35m
Fiesta Tangerine 64oz Pitcher Fiesta Tangerine 64oz Pitcher $52.00 4h 35m
Homer Laughlin HLC Fiesta Fiestaware 6 oz Coffee Tea Cup Mug (Tangerine) Homer Laughlin HLC Fiesta Fiestaware 6 oz Coffee Tea Cup Mug (Tangerine) $8.00 5h 33m
Fiesta JAVA MUG - 12 oz -. 3 3/4 Fiesta JAVA MUG - 12 oz -. 3 3/4" tall -New Never Used -Retired Color- TANGERINE $10.00 7h 34m
TWO SETS OF FIESTAWARE IN TANGERINE AND SUNFLOWER COLORS TWO SETS OF FIESTAWARE IN TANGERINE AND SUNFLOWER COLORS $29.99 7h 41m
JUMBO mug CUP tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 18 OZ. JUMBO mug CUP tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 18 OZ. 0 $11.00 7h 47m
Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Canister Fiesta Retired Orange Kitchen Crock Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Canister Fiesta Retired Orange Kitchen Crock $55.00 7h 58m
Fiestaware, Tangerine orange, Fiesta, 6 inch Dancing Lady, Figurine Fiestaware, Tangerine orange, Fiesta, 6 inch Dancing Lady, Figurine $151.19 8h 13m
Fiestaware Set Of 2 Coffe Mugs Tangerine Ring Handle HLC Fiestaware Set Of 2 Coffe Mugs Tangerine Ring Handle HLC $9.99 8h 46m
Fiestware dinner plates: 1 purple, 2 dark blue, 1 teal, 1 tangerine, 1 coral Fiestware dinner plates: 1 purple, 2 dark blue, 1 teal, 1 tangerine, 1 coral 0 $15.00 9h 6m
Fiestaware Tangerine Jam Jar Lid Fiesta Retired Grease Jar Replacement LID ONLY Fiestaware Tangerine Jam Jar Lid Fiesta Retired Grease Jar Replacement LID ONLY $12.00 9h 58m
BOUILLON TANGERINE BOWL HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 6 3/4 OZ new BOUILLON TANGERINE BOWL HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 6 3/4 OZ new $5.49 10h 35m
NEW FIESTA WARE FIGURE 8 CONDIMENT TRAY tangerine orange NEW FIESTA WARE FIGURE 8 CONDIMENT TRAY tangerine orange $6.99 10h 48m
Fiestaware Tangerine Gusto Bowl Fiesta Orange Large 28 ounce Cereal bowl Fiestaware Tangerine Gusto Bowl Fiesta Orange Large 28 ounce Cereal bowl $12.00 10h 52m
Fiestaware Tangerine Luncheon Plate Fiesta Orange 9 inch plate Fiestaware Tangerine Luncheon Plate Fiesta Orange 9 inch plate $9.00 10h 55m
8 Fiesta HLC USA Mugs Cups 2 Yellow 2 Cobalt 2 Red 2 Tangerine O-Ring Handles 8 Fiesta HLC USA Mugs Cups 2 Yellow 2 Cobalt 2 Red 2 Tangerine O-Ring Handles $48.00 12h
Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - 4 Piece Place Setting - 1st Quality Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - 4 Piece Place Setting - 1st Quality $54.99 12h 35m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware Tea Cup and Saucer Set, Many Colors-You Choose! Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware Tea Cup and Saucer Set, Many Colors-You Choose! $14.75 12h 50m
Fiesta Fiestaware 11.5 Fiesta Fiestaware 11.5" Tangerine Orange Platter $19.00 13h 29m
 REDUCED Fiestaware Tangerine 10 3/4 REDUCED Fiestaware Tangerine 10 3/4 " Square Dinner Plate $9.99 14h 2m
Fiestaware Medium Bowl Fiesta Orange / Tangerine Soup / Cereal Bowl Made in USA Fiestaware Medium Bowl Fiesta Orange / Tangerine Soup / Cereal Bowl Made in USA $5.00 14h 20m
Fiesta 7-1/4-Inch Salad Plates, Set of 11, Tangerine New! Free Shipping Fiesta 7-1/4-Inch Salad Plates, Set of 11, Tangerine New! Free Shipping $98.99 15h 58m
Fiestaware Pizza Bake Serving Tray Tangerine Round Vintage Classic Platter Dish Fiestaware Pizza Bake Serving Tray Tangerine Round Vintage Classic Platter Dish $34.98 16h 6m
Fiesta Ware Peacock, White, Green, Yellow & Tangerine Cups and Saucers EUC Fiesta Ware Peacock, White, Green, Yellow & Tangerine Cups and Saucers EUC 0 $18.00 16h 9m
12 Fiestaware Homer Laughlin Sugar Caddy Tangerine - New 12 Fiestaware Homer Laughlin Sugar Caddy Tangerine - New $99.99 16h 51m
4 Fiestaware Homer Laughlin Creamer Tangerine Creamers 7 oz. New 4 Fiestaware Homer Laughlin Creamer Tangerine Creamers 7 oz. New $39.99 16h 51m
Two Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Coffee Tea ~Tangerine Two Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Coffee Tea ~Tangerine 0 $19.99 17h 2m
Fiestaware Tangerine Oval Platter Fiestaware Tangerine Oval Platter $14.99 18h 1m
Fiesta Ware-Vintage TANGERINE Orange -2 Pc Dinner & Salad Plate Fiesta Ware-Vintage TANGERINE Orange -2 Pc Dinner & Salad Plate $24.00 18h 15m
3 Homer Laughlin Fiesta HLC 10 Oz Coffee Mug Cups Tangerine Orange Color 3 Homer Laughlin Fiesta HLC 10 Oz Coffee Mug Cups Tangerine Orange Color $30.00 21h
TANGERINE Fiesta® Extra Large Butter Dish TRAY ONLY - Great side plate / tray TANGERINE Fiesta® Extra Large Butter Dish TRAY ONLY - Great side plate / tray $18.99 22h 15m
Firsta Ware Tangerine Salt Pepper Set. Perfect. Firsta Ware Tangerine Salt Pepper Set. Perfect. 0 $8.99 1d 3h 51m
Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Coffee Cup Mug & Saucer Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Coffee Cup Mug & Saucer $9.99 1d 3h 56m
2010 Fiesta Ware TANGERINE Orange Advertising Piece Mini Disc Pitcher/Creamer 2010 Fiesta Ware TANGERINE Orange Advertising Piece Mini Disc Pitcher/Creamer $13.99 1d 5h 30m
set 4 GUSTO BOWL tangerine scarlet lapis + HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE 23 OZ. NEW set 4 GUSTO BOWL tangerine scarlet lapis + HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE 23 OZ. NEW $49.99 1d 6h 43m
Fiestaware, 44 Ounce Tea Pot with Lid, Fiesta, Tangerine orange Fiestaware, 44 Ounce Tea Pot with Lid, Fiesta, Tangerine orange 0 $20.00 1d 7h 31m
FIESTAWARE Tea Coffee Cup & Saucer Set-Tangerine FIESTAWARE Tea Coffee Cup & Saucer Set-Tangerine 0 $5.99 1d 7h 54m
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 1d 8h 34m
GUSTO BOWL TANGERINE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 23 OZ. NEW GUSTO BOWL TANGERINE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 23 OZ. NEW $6.99 1d 8h 53m
FIESTA Fiestaware TANGERINE ORANGE 10 1/4 FIESTA Fiestaware TANGERINE ORANGE 10 1/4" PIE BAKING PLATE Lot #1 $19.95 1d 9h 17m
FIESTA Fiestaware TANGERINE ORANGE 4 FIESTA Fiestaware TANGERINE ORANGE 4" RAMEKIN $7.95 1d 9h 17m
Fiestaware Platters Set of (2)-Tangerine and Sunflower Yellow- Post '86 Fiestaware Platters Set of (2)-Tangerine and Sunflower Yellow- Post '86 0 $17.99 1d 10h 8m
Fiesta Tangerine 10 1/2 Fiesta Tangerine 10 1/2" Dinner Plate 0 $4.00 1d 10h 15m
Fiestaware Tangerine classic 3 piece place setting x 2 Fiestaware Tangerine classic 3 piece place setting x 2 1 $18.00 1d 11h 18m
Fiestaware Tangerine Dinner Plate Lot of 4 Fiesta Retired Orange 10.5 plate Fiestaware Tangerine Dinner Plate Lot of 4 Fiesta Retired Orange 10.5 plate $60.00 1d 12h 55m
Fiestaware Stacking Cereal Bowls Fiesta Tangerine Brand New Retired Orange Bowl Fiestaware Stacking Cereal Bowls Fiesta Tangerine Brand New Retired Orange Bowl $24.99 1d 14h 13m
FIESTA  4 MUGS/COFFEE CUPS TANGERINE CORAL TURQUOISE COBALT GREAT COND!! FIESTA 4 MUGS/COFFEE CUPS TANGERINE CORAL TURQUOISE COBALT GREAT COND!! 1 $15.99 1d 15h 38m
Fiestaware Gravy Boat In tangerine Fiestaware Gravy Boat In tangerine 0 $13.90 1d 15h 55m
Fiesta Fiestaware 75th Anniversary Ornament   Tangerine  NIP Fiesta Fiestaware 75th Anniversary Ornament Tangerine NIP $14.99 1d 16h 25m
Fiestaware 44 Ounce Tea Pot with Lid Fiesta Tangerine Orange Vintage Coffee Fiestaware 44 Ounce Tea Pot with Lid Fiesta Tangerine Orange Vintage Coffee 1 $9.99 1d 16h 26m
FIESTA WARE TANGERINE  9 FIESTA WARE TANGERINE  9" LUNCHEON PLATE NEW WITH TAGS MINT  0 $15.00 1d 17h 15m
Fiestaware Tangerine Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Orange Plate Fiestaware Tangerine Dinner Plate Fiesta Retired Orange Plate $13.00 2d 3h 57m
Red Wing Gypsy Trail Fiesta Orange Tangerine Juicer Reamer Red Wing Gypsy Trail Fiesta Orange Tangerine Juicer Reamer 0 $29.99 2d 4h 35m
Fiestaware 18 OZ Large Tangerine Jumbo Mug Fiesta HLC Orange 18 oz Soup Mug Fiestaware 18 OZ Large Tangerine Jumbo Mug Fiesta HLC Orange 18 oz Soup Mug 0 $9.00 2d 5h 46m
Fiestaware Mug Tangerine Color NEW Condition Fiestaware Mug Tangerine Color NEW Condition 0 $4.99 2d 5h 49m
Fiesta Retired Tangerine 5 Piece Flatware Set....1st Quality...NIB Fiesta Retired Tangerine 5 Piece Flatware Set....1st Quality...NIB $17.00 2d 6h 6m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware Large Tangerine Orange Disc Water Pitcher Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware Large Tangerine Orange Disc Water Pitcher $31.44 2d 7h 23m
NEW FIESTAWARE EXTRA LARGE TANGERINE ORANGE COVERED BUTTER DISH FIESTA RETIRED NEW FIESTAWARE EXTRA LARGE TANGERINE ORANGE COVERED BUTTER DISH FIESTA RETIRED $29.99 2d 8h 6m
NIP Fiesta® TANGERINE  HLCCA Members Exclusive 2017 Christmas Ornament NIP Fiesta® TANGERINE HLCCA Members Exclusive 2017 Christmas Ornament $13.99 2d 8h 6m
Tangerine Fiesta Vase Tangerine Fiesta Vase $49.99 2d 8h 39m
Fiesta Ceramic Handled Cake Server - Tangerine - New Fiesta Ceramic Handled Cake Server - Tangerine - New 0 $24.99 2d 9h 36m
Fiesta Ware HLC Mug 8 oz Tangerine Orange Fiesta Ware HLC Mug 8 oz Tangerine Orange $19.99 2d 9h 50m
Fiesta 75th Anniversary Ornament - Tangerine Orange Fiesta 75th Anniversary Ornament - Tangerine Orange $14.99 2d 9h 55m
Fiesta Ware Retired  TANGERINE Orange Bread  & Butter Plate   HLC  6 Fiesta Ware Retired TANGERINE Orange Bread & Butter Plate HLC 6" Dia. (2) 0 $11.99 2d 9h 59m
Fiesta Ware Retired TANGERINE Orange   Gusto Bowl 28 ounce Fiesta Ware Retired TANGERINE Orange Gusto Bowl 28 ounce 0 $10.99 2d 9h 59m
Fiestaware 3 Pc Dinner Plate/Cereal Bowl & Mug Tangerine/Orange Ex SALE! Fiestaware 3 Pc Dinner Plate/Cereal Bowl & Mug Tangerine/Orange Ex SALE! $15.00 2d 10h 3m
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 $15.99 2d 10h 8m
Vintage Fiesta Tangerine Ring Handle Mug Tom and Jerry Style Homer Laughlin HLC Vintage Fiesta Tangerine Ring Handle Mug Tom and Jerry Style Homer Laughlin HLC $9.00 2d 10h 14m
Fiestaware Happy Pumpkin Lunch Plate Fiesta Retired Tangerine Halloween NWT Fiestaware Happy Pumpkin Lunch Plate Fiesta Retired Tangerine Halloween NWT $47.00 2d 10h 22m
Fiesta DEMITASSE AD *CUP ONLY* -  2 3/8 Fiesta DEMITASSE AD *CUP ONLY* - 2 3/8" - NWT - Retired Color - TANGERINE $14.00 2d 10h 25m
Fiestaware Tangerine Happy Pumpkin Jumbo Mug Fiesta Orange Halloween Soup Mug Fiestaware Tangerine Happy Pumpkin Jumbo Mug Fiesta Orange Halloween Soup Mug $40.00 2d 11h 54m
NEW FIESTA WARE FIGURE 8 CONDIMENT TRAY tangerine orange NEW FIESTA WARE FIGURE 8 CONDIMENT TRAY tangerine orange $8.99 2d 12h 9m
EUC Fiestaware-Gusto Bowl-Soup-Cereal Bowl-6 EUC Fiestaware-Gusto Bowl-Soup-Cereal Bowl-6" -Fiesta-Tangerine-Orange-EB33 $10.99 2d 12h 16m
2 Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Large Serving Bowl - About 8.5 2 Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Large Serving Bowl - About 8.5" X 2.5” $28.00 2d 12h 21m
Pre Owned Fiesta Contempirary Cup and Saucer.  Lead Free.  Tangerine Orange. Pre Owned Fiesta Contempirary Cup and Saucer. Lead Free. Tangerine Orange. $12.00 2d 12h 58m
Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Rim Soup Bowl 9 Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Rim Soup Bowl 9" 13.25 oz NEW! $7.99 2d 13h 58m
Fiesta USA Fiesta Large Tangerine Orange Sphere Water Pitcher Fiesta USA Fiesta Large Tangerine Orange Sphere Water Pitcher 0 $20.00 2d 14h 35m
Set of 2 Fiestaware Tangerine Tea Cups W/Out Saucers EUC Set of 2 Fiestaware Tangerine Tea Cups W/Out Saucers EUC 0 $6.99 2d 16h 14m
TANGERINE Fiesta® Extra Large Covered Butter Dish Set Discontinued Color - 1st TANGERINE Fiesta® Extra Large Covered Butter Dish Set Discontinued Color - 1st $39.99 2d 16h 30m
LIMITED EDITION TANGERINE PYRAMID (TRIPOD) CANDLE HOLDERS ... NEW ..NEVER USED . LIMITED EDITION TANGERINE PYRAMID (TRIPOD) CANDLE HOLDERS ... NEW ..NEVER USED . 0 $59.99 2d 16h 53m
TANGERINE AND MARIGOLD NINE INCH BUFFET PLATES ...NWT.. NEVER USED ... TANGERINE AND MARIGOLD NINE INCH BUFFET PLATES ...NWT.. NEVER USED ... 0 $9.99 2d 16h 56m
FIESTA TANGERINE GO ALONG SUGAR CADDY ...NEW  .. NEVER USED FIESTA TANGERINE GO ALONG SUGAR CADDY ...NEW .. NEVER USED 0 $5.99 2d 16h 57m
Fiestaware Fiesta Dinner Plate Orange Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin 10” Fiestaware Fiesta Dinner Plate Orange Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin 10” $24.99 2d 17h 6m
Fiestaware Tangerine 3 Piece Baking Bowl Set Fiesta Orange NIB Mixing Bowl Set Fiestaware Tangerine 3 Piece Baking Bowl Set Fiesta Orange NIB Mixing Bowl Set $200.00 2d 17h 19m
Fiestaware, Sugar, NO Lid, Fiesta, Tangerine orange, New Seconds Fiestaware, Sugar, NO Lid, Fiesta, Tangerine orange, New Seconds $9.89 2d 17h 20m
Fiestaware Cup & Saucer Set Of 2 Tangerine Fiestaware Cup & Saucer Set Of 2 Tangerine $26.00 2d 17h 57m
Fiestaware Tangerine 10.5'' Dinner Plates Set Of 6  - EUC Fiestaware Tangerine 10.5'' Dinner Plates Set Of 6 - EUC $45.00 2d 20h 33m
2003 FIESTA Lead Free HLC TANGERINE ORANGE LOT flatware SALAD fork TABLE spoon 2003 FIESTA Lead Free HLC TANGERINE ORANGE LOT flatware SALAD fork TABLE spoon $9.99 2d 22h
Fiesta Fiestaware 5.5 Fiesta Fiestaware 5.5" Round Bowls Paprika, Tangerine, Lemon, Lemongrass $29.00 3d 7h 45m
FIESTA large TAB OVAL BAKER 11 4/3 FIESTA large TAB OVAL BAKER 11 4/3" tangerine NEW 1st $32.99 3d 8h 41m
NEW SET OF 4 FIESTAWARE TANGERINE 10.5 NEW SET OF 4 FIESTAWARE TANGERINE 10.5" BISTRO - DINNER PLATES FIESTA RETIRED $49.99 3d 8h 56m
Fiesta Tangerine 75th Anniversary Ornament New in Package Fiesta Tangerine 75th Anniversary Ornament New in Package $9.99 3d 9h 31m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware 2 qt. covered casserole tangerine Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware 2 qt. covered casserole tangerine $19.99 3d 9h 55m
Fiestaware 1 Flamingo Pink and 1 Tangerine Orange ring handled coffee cups Fiestaware 1 Flamingo Pink and 1 Tangerine Orange ring handled coffee cups $8.00 3d 10h 19m
FIESTAWARE RETIRED TANGERINE ORANGE GUSTO BOWL FIESTA  - Lightly Used Small Flaw FIESTAWARE RETIRED TANGERINE ORANGE GUSTO BOWL FIESTA - Lightly Used Small Flaw $15.00 3d 10h 33m
Fiesta 32-Ounce Vegetable Serving Bowl - Sunkist Orange / Tangerine 8 1/4 Fiesta 32-Ounce Vegetable Serving Bowl - Sunkist Orange / Tangerine 8 1/4" Diam 0 $5.99 3d 13h 34m
14 oz. FIESTA DIP FRUIT 5.6 14 oz. FIESTA DIP FRUIT 5.6" BOWL tangerine orange FIESTAWARE $8.99 3d 14h 29m
Fiesta ware Tangerine cereal bowl Fiesta ware Tangerine cereal bowl 0 $9.95 3d 15h 6m

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