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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 WARE BISTRO SALAD PLATE Lot of 4 ~ Claret & Tangerine ~ Good, New 2nds  FIESTA WARE BISTRO SALAD PLATE Lot of 4 ~ Claret & Tangerine ~ Good, New 2nds $22.99 1h 23m
Tangerine Orange FIESTA WARE 19 oz Medium Rimmed Cereal / Soup Bowl 6 7/8 Tangerine Orange FIESTA WARE 19 oz Medium Rimmed Cereal / Soup Bowl 6 7/8" 1 $15.99 2h 8m
HLC Fiestaware Tangerine Orange  Toothbrush Holder Soap Dish New W Tags HLC Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Toothbrush Holder Soap Dish New W Tags $20.00 2h 21m
NEW Pair Of 2 FIESTAWARE TANGERINE LUNCH PLATES FIESTA LUNCHEON Orange NEW Pair Of 2 FIESTAWARE TANGERINE LUNCH PLATES FIESTA LUNCHEON Orange $24.00 2h 33m
Homer Laughlin New Fiesta Tangerine Orange Pitcher Homer Laughlin New Fiesta Tangerine Orange Pitcher $24.99 3h 20m
Fiesta Tangerine Orange Coffee Tea Cup Excellent Condition HLC Fiesta Tangerine Orange Coffee Tea Cup Excellent Condition HLC 0 $8.99 3h 31m
Contemporary Fiestaware 9 Contemporary Fiestaware 9" Dinner Plate Set 4 Tangerine Retired Excellent $39.00 5h 29m
Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange  Small Oval Plate Platter 9 5/8” Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Small Oval Plate Platter 9 5/8” 0 $11.99 5h 45m
Fiestaware Tangerine  Orange Medium Bowl Fiesta 19 oz Serving Bowl Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Medium Bowl Fiesta 19 oz Serving Bowl 0 $9.99 5h 45m
Lot Of 4 Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange  Coffee Mugs Ring Handle Homer Laughlin Lot Of 4 Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Coffee Mugs Ring Handle Homer Laughlin 0 $9.99 5h 46m
FIESTA HOMER LAUGHLIN TANGERINE LEAD FREE 8 7/8 FIESTA HOMER LAUGHLIN TANGERINE LEAD FREE 8 7/8" LUNCHEON PLATE 2003-2018 $13.97 8h 11m
FIESTA Ware Cups and Saucers TANGERINE Orange Color EXC Shape Homer Laughlin USA FIESTA Ware Cups and Saucers TANGERINE Orange Color EXC Shape Homer Laughlin USA $22.62 8h 14m
8 Piece FIESTA Ware Tangerine Sugar Cream 2 Mug Dinner Set Retired 8 Piece FIESTA Ware Tangerine Sugar Cream 2 Mug Dinner Set Retired $69.95 14h 31m
FIESTA WARE, TANGERINE ORANGE, CUP AND 3 SAUCERS FIESTA WARE, TANGERINE ORANGE, CUP AND 3 SAUCERS 0 $9.00 15h 21m
Two (2) Fiesta Sunflower 10 1/2 Two (2) Fiesta Sunflower 10 1/2" Dinner Plates $15.00 16h 19m
Lot of 5 Fiesta 7.75oz Coffee Cup/Teacup - Tangerine Lot of 5 Fiesta 7.75oz Coffee Cup/Teacup - Tangerine $24.99 17h 23m
VVHTF RARE Tangerine Orange Fiesta Ware FIESTAWARE Fall Vase With Florals VVHTF RARE Tangerine Orange Fiesta Ware FIESTAWARE Fall Vase With Florals $119.99 17h 31m
FiestaWare LUNCHEON/Lunch Plate - 9 FiestaWare LUNCHEON/Lunch Plate - 9" - New Never Used -Retired Color-TANGERINE $12.00 18h 47m
FIESTA CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT hlcca LIMITED EDITION tangerine tea pot 1ST 2009 nib FIESTA CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT hlcca LIMITED EDITION tangerine tea pot 1ST 2009 nib $19.99 19h
Contemporary Fiesta Ware 4 Chop Plates White Cobalt Black Tangerine Fiestaware Contemporary Fiesta Ware 4 Chop Plates White Cobalt Black Tangerine Fiestaware $65.00 19h 5m
set 3 FIESTA  large medium small CANISTER CROCK LID tangerine orange NEW set 3 FIESTA large medium small CANISTER CROCK LID tangerine orange NEW $179.99 19h 7m
Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Ring Handle Homer Laughlin HLC USA Cup Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Ring Handle Homer Laughlin HLC USA Cup 0 $5.99 19h 50m
NIP FIESTA 75th Anniversary TANGERINE Dancing Lady ORNAMENT #761 Homer Laughlin NIP FIESTA 75th Anniversary TANGERINE Dancing Lady ORNAMENT #761 Homer Laughlin $8.99 19h 56m
Two (2) Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Orange Fiesta Tea Coffee Cup Saucer Two (2) Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Orange Fiesta Tea Coffee Cup Saucer $9.99 20h 17m
Fiestaware {HLC} D~Handle Java Mugs~Set/3 Tangerine Orange. Excellent Cond.! Fiestaware {HLC} D~Handle Java Mugs~Set/3 Tangerine Orange. Excellent Cond.! 0 $14.00 21h 2m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Snack Plate 3721884 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Snack Plate 3721884 $19.99 21h 45m
Fiesta® CHILI / JUMBO BOWL - Choice of Colors - Discontinued and Current Fiesta® CHILI / JUMBO BOWL - Choice of Colors - Discontinued and Current $9.99 22h 16m
Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Lot Set of 2 Retired Ring Coffee Mugs Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Lot Set of 2 Retired Ring Coffee Mugs $12.99 22h 39m
Fiestaware Tangerine Buffet Plate Fiesta Retired Orange 9 inch Plate Fiestaware Tangerine Buffet Plate Fiesta Retired Orange 9 inch Plate $7.00 22h 42m
FIESTA largeTAB OVAL BAKER casserole BAKING bow 11 4/3 FIESTA largeTAB OVAL BAKER casserole BAKING bow 11 4/3" tangerine orange NEW 1ST $29.99 1d 4m
Fiesta Pedestal Mug Fiestaware Icons Orange Tangerine 21 oz Fiesta Pedestal Mug Fiestaware Icons Orange Tangerine 21 oz $24.99 1d 33m
Lot of 2 HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE ORANGE TANGERINE COFFEE TEA CUPS MUG Lot of 2 HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE ORANGE TANGERINE COFFEE TEA CUPS MUG $9.99 1d 35m
LOT OF 3 VINTAGE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA  SAUCER 2 SALMON AND 1 TANGERINE ORANGE LOT OF 3 VINTAGE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA SAUCER 2 SALMON AND 1 TANGERINE ORANGE $8.99 1d 50m
Fiesta® 2-Piece Companion Set in Tangerine (11 5/8 Fiesta® 2-Piece Companion Set in Tangerine (11 5/8"Oval Platter $43.00 1d 1h 29m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA HAPPY PUMPKIN (TANGERINE) Gusto Bowl 8246252 Homer Laughlin FIESTA HAPPY PUMPKIN (TANGERINE) Gusto Bowl 8246252 $17.99 1d 1h 42m
FIESTA CUP AND 3 SAUCERS, TANGERINE ORANGE FIESTA CUP AND 3 SAUCERS, TANGERINE ORANGE 0 $5.00 1d 3h 4m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Cup and Saucer Tangerine Orange Replacement Homer Laughlin Fiesta Cup and Saucer Tangerine Orange Replacement $8.99 1d 4h 26m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE Tangerine orange CANISTERS CROCK  SET OF 3 NEW sm/med/large FIESTA FIESTAWARE Tangerine orange CANISTERS CROCK SET OF 3 NEW sm/med/large $199.99 1d 4h 39m
Fiestaware Teacup And Saucer New Open Stock Tangerine Fiestaware Teacup And Saucer New Open Stock Tangerine $19.99 1d 5h 10m
Fiestaware Tangerine Soup Bowl New Open Stock Fiestaware Tangerine Soup Bowl New Open Stock $19.99 1d 5h 13m
Fiestaware Salad Plate Tangerine New Open Stock Fiestaware Salad Plate Tangerine New Open Stock $16.99 1d 5h 35m
Fiestaware Tangerine Ring Handled Mug Fiesta Poppy Orange Tom and Jerry Mug Fiestaware Tangerine Ring Handled Mug Fiesta Poppy Orange Tom and Jerry Mug $6.79 1d 9h 2m
Fiesta FIGURE EIGHT (8) TRAY - 7 1/2 Fiesta FIGURE EIGHT (8) TRAY - 7 1/2" - New Never Used-Retired Color- TANGERINE $12.00 1d 16h 36m
Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Orange 5 In. Bowl Set Of 3 USA Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Orange 5 In. Bowl Set Of 3 USA $35.00 1d 16h 36m
Rare Fiestaware Sunflower, Claret, Turquoise, Tangerine Fruit Bowls Lot Of 4 Rare Fiestaware Sunflower, Claret, Turquoise, Tangerine Fruit Bowls Lot Of 4 $25.00 1d 19h 16m
New Fiestaware Luncheon Plate Tangerine 325 9 New Fiestaware Luncheon Plate Tangerine 325 9" Homer Laughlin buffet plate 0 $7.90 1d 19h 30m
JAVA MUG CUP tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 12 OZ JAVA MUG CUP tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 12 OZ $8.99 1d 20h 42m
FIESTA WARE 3 1/2 FIESTA WARE 3 1/2" Tangerine Tea Cup & 6" Saucer Set, Laughlin $7.99 1d 21h 7m
2 Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Small Cup and Saucer Espresso Cup Homer Laughlin 2 Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Small Cup and Saucer Espresso Cup Homer Laughlin $19.79 1d 21h 18m
6 Vintage Fiesta Ware Xxc Tangerine Orange Saucers Homer Laughlin China Co 6 Vintage Fiesta Ware Xxc Tangerine Orange Saucers Homer Laughlin China Co $14.99 1d 21h 22m
Large 10 1/4 Large 10 1/4" DEEP DISH PIE BAKER PLATE tangerine orange FIESTA WARE new $17.99 1d 21h 48m
Fiesta Ware Dinner Plate Tangerine Orange Fiesta Ware Dinner Plate Tangerine Orange 1 $4.30 1d 21h 57m
Fiesta Retired Fiesta Retired "Tangerine" Small Oval Platter...1st Quality...New $15.00 1d 22h 20m
Fiesta Retired Fiesta Retired "Tangerine" Extra Large Bowl 64 oz....1st Quality...New $27.00 1d 22h 20m
Fiesta Retired Fiesta Retired "Tangerine" Deep Dish Pie Baker....1st Quality...New $20.00 1d 22h 20m
Fiesta Retired Fiesta Retired "Tangerine" Medium Oval Platter...1st Quality...New $19.00 1d 22h 20m
Fiestaware Tom and Jerry Mug, Coffee Cup, 10 oz, Tangerine Fiestaware Tom and Jerry Mug, Coffee Cup, 10 oz, Tangerine $8.99 1d 23h 7m
RAMEKIN CUP, SOUFFLE BOWL 8 OZ. tangerine orange FIESTA new RAMEKIN CUP, SOUFFLE BOWL 8 OZ. tangerine orange FIESTA new $9.99 1d 23h 9m
Fiestaware Vintage Tangerine Orange Small Cup and Saucer  Cup Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Vintage Tangerine Orange Small Cup and Saucer Cup Homer Laughlin 0 $9.99 2d 1h 2m
Fiesta Tangerine Cereal Pasta Bowl Set of 3 HLC USA Fiesta Tangerine Cereal Pasta Bowl Set of 3 HLC USA $27.99 2d 1h 12m
Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Circle Handle Cup Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Circle Handle Cup $13.99 2d 2h 22m
Fiesta Ware Tom And Jerry Mugs Set of 4 Cinnabar Paprika Turquoise Tangerine Fiesta Ware Tom And Jerry Mugs Set of 4 Cinnabar Paprika Turquoise Tangerine $18.00 2d 3h 21m
Fiestaware Tangerine 4 PC Set PLUS TWO EXTRA PLATES New Without Box Fiestaware Tangerine 4 PC Set PLUS TWO EXTRA PLATES New Without Box $54.99 2d 3h 27m
Fiestaware Tangerine Small Canister with Lid Fiesta Retired Orange Kitchen Crock Fiestaware Tangerine Small Canister with Lid Fiesta Retired Orange Kitchen Crock $48.00 2d 4h 1m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware/Serveware Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware/Serveware "Tangerine" Sugar Creamer (Contempory $19.99 2d 4h 4m
Fiestaware Tangerine Bread Tray Fiesta Orange Oval Utility Tray Fiestaware Tangerine Bread Tray Fiesta Orange Oval Utility Tray $19.95 2d 4h 15m
Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Ring Handle Homer Laughlin USA Cup NEW Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Ring Handle Homer Laughlin USA Cup NEW $8.00 2d 4h 23m
Fiestaware, Bathroom Set, Fiesta, Soap Dish, Bathroom Tumbler, Tangerine, orange Fiestaware, Bathroom Set, Fiesta, Soap Dish, Bathroom Tumbler, Tangerine, orange $27.99 2d 4h 25m
HLC Fiestaware Tangerine Gusto Bowl Fiesta Light Orange Bowl 28oz New!!! HLC Fiestaware Tangerine Gusto Bowl Fiesta Light Orange Bowl 28oz New!!! 0 $8.00 2d 4h 26m
Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Vase Fiesta Retired Orange Flared Flower Vase Fiestaware Tangerine Medium Vase Fiesta Retired Orange Flared Flower Vase $72.00 2d 5h 28m
FIESTA Saucer Plate Tangerine Orange 6 FIESTA Saucer Plate Tangerine Orange 6" Ceramic Homer Laughlin Fiestaware $4.00 2d 5h 48m
Set of 6 HLC Fiesta Mugs Blue Lime Tangerine Teal Cobalt Displayed Only Unused Set of 6 HLC Fiesta Mugs Blue Lime Tangerine Teal Cobalt Displayed Only Unused $33.71 2d 6h 58m
Fiesta large canister Tangerine 3qt Fiesta large canister Tangerine 3qt $43.99 2d 7h 24m
Fiesta Homer Laughlin Square Coffee Mug Cup 13oz Tangerine 3 3/4 Fiesta Homer Laughlin Square Coffee Mug Cup 13oz Tangerine 3 3/4" $12.69 2d 9h 24m
Two Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Cups And Saucers total of four pieces Two Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Cups And Saucers total of four pieces 0 $9.99 2d 16h 59m
Two Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Cups And Saucers four pieces total Two Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Cups And Saucers four pieces total 0 $9.99 2d 17h 1m
Fiestaware Tangerine 2017 HLCCA Ornament Fiesta Holiday Member Exclusive Retired Fiestaware Tangerine 2017 HLCCA Ornament Fiesta Holiday Member Exclusive Retired $29.00 2d 17h 13m
Fiestaware, Individual Creamer, Fiesta, Tangerine, orange, New Seconds Fiestaware, Individual Creamer, Fiesta, Tangerine, orange, New Seconds $14.99 2d 18h 53m
Set of 2 Homer Laughlin FIESTA Tangerine Orange Cups and Saucers Ceramic Ribbed Set of 2 Homer Laughlin FIESTA Tangerine Orange Cups and Saucers Ceramic Ribbed $32.00 2d 19h 7m
Fiestaware, 6 pc, Entertaining Set, Sunflower, Fiesta,Tangerine, Lapis, Fiestaware, 6 pc, Entertaining Set, Sunflower, Fiesta,Tangerine, Lapis, $72.99 2d 19h 17m
Fiestaware, 2 1/2 qt Casserole Bowl w/ Lid, Fiesta, Tangerine & Poppy Fiestaware, 2 1/2 qt Casserole Bowl w/ Lid, Fiesta, Tangerine & Poppy $58.99 2d 19h 18m
JUMBO cup MUG tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA ware 18 OZ JUMBO cup MUG tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA ware 18 OZ $10.99 2d 19h 45m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Dinner Plate~Tangerine~10 5/8 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Dinner Plate~Tangerine~10 5/8"~Authentic~Rings~Signed~EXC! $19.50 2d 19h 46m
Fiestaware Tangerine Rectangle Baker Fiesta Retired Orange Baking Pan Dish Fiestaware Tangerine Rectangle Baker Fiesta Retired Orange Baking Pan Dish $50.00 2d 19h 47m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Bowl Dish~Tangerine~7 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Bowl Dish~Tangerine~7"~16 oz.~Authentic~Rings~Signed~EXC! $16.99 2d 19h 47m
Fiestaware, Cover Cake Stand, Punch Bowl, Fiesta, Tangerine, Paprika, Glass Dome Fiestaware, Cover Cake Stand, Punch Bowl, Fiesta, Tangerine, Paprika, Glass Dome $65.99 2d 20h 29m
2 FIESTA SALAD PLATES, FIESTAWARE 7 1/4 INCHES 2 FIESTA SALAD PLATES, FIESTAWARE 7 1/4 INCHES $5.50 2d 23h 34m
Fiesta® BATHROOM TUMBLERS - Choice of Discontinued and Current Colors Fiesta® BATHROOM TUMBLERS - Choice of Discontinued and Current Colors $12.99 3d 16m
FREE SHIPPING Fiesta HLC USA 2qtTANGERINE CANISTER EXCELLENT CONDITION! MSRP $72 FREE SHIPPING Fiesta HLC USA 2qtTANGERINE CANISTER EXCELLENT CONDITION! MSRP $72 $55.00 3d 1h 10m
Fiestaware - Soup Mugs - 4 Colors - Tangerine, Peacock, Navy & Yellow -- Nice! Fiestaware - Soup Mugs - 4 Colors - Tangerine, Peacock, Navy & Yellow -- Nice! $33.99 3d 2h
Fiestaware Tangerine Teacup and Saucer Set Fiestaware Tangerine Teacup and Saucer Set $9.50 3d 2h 48m
Fiesta 10.5 Dinner Plates (6) - Old Stamps - Tangerine, Cobalt, Plum, Sunflower Fiesta 10.5 Dinner Plates (6) - Old Stamps - Tangerine, Cobalt, Plum, Sunflower 0 $18.00 3d 3h 4m
collectible FIESTA tangerine ORANGE tea cup MUG Fiestaware UNMARKED collectible FIESTA tangerine ORANGE tea cup MUG Fiestaware UNMARKED 0 $4.99 3d 3h 32m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware orange Coffee/Tea Cup Saucer Set Of 4 Four tangerine Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware orange Coffee/Tea Cup Saucer Set Of 4 Four tangerine $32.39 3d 3h 46m
NWT FIESTA TANGERINE 13 5/8 NWT FIESTA TANGERINE 13 5/8" OVAL PLATTER - Discontinued 0 $24.99 3d 3h 52m
Fiesta® LATTE MUGS - Choice of Discontinued & Current Colors Fiesta® LATTE MUGS - Choice of Discontinued & Current Colors $12.99 3d 4h 16m
VINTAGE FIESTA HEART DISH Fiestaware Candy Dish Tangerine VINTAGE FIESTA HEART DISH Fiestaware Candy Dish Tangerine 5 $13.50 3d 4h 16m
Fiesta Fiestaware HLC Tangerine Orange tea cup  2 pc Fiesta Fiestaware HLC Tangerine Orange tea cup 2 pc 0 $7.99 3d 4h 59m
Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Red Green Yellow Stripe Glass DOF 14 oz NWT Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Red Green Yellow Stripe Glass DOF 14 oz NWT $8.00 3d 5h 28m
KW-182 2 Fiesta Ware 6 KW-182 2 Fiesta Ware 6" Bread and Butter Small Plate - tangerine - EUC - Retired $14.99 3d 6h 21m

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