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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 large 90 oz baking CASSEROLE bowl dish NO LID tangerine orange NEW FIESTA large 90 oz baking CASSEROLE bowl dish NO LID tangerine orange NEW $34.99 9h 58m
Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Discontinued 4 pc NIB Sets Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Discontinued 4 pc NIB Sets $49.99 12h 28m
Fiestaware Large Canister Retired Tangerine Fiestaware Large Canister Retired Tangerine $42.00 13h 38m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA SALT & PEPPER SHAKERS TANGERINE ORANGE ROUND Homer Laughlin FIESTA SALT & PEPPER SHAKERS TANGERINE ORANGE ROUND $18.80 14h 45m
Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Teacup & Saucer Tea Coffee Cup Fiestaware Tangerine Orange Teacup & Saucer Tea Coffee Cup 0 $5.99 14h 47m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine Orange Cup & Saucer Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine Orange Cup & Saucer $7.95 14h 49m
FiestaWare Homer Laughlin CUP and SAUCER Cinnabar OOD Tangerine RRC FiestaWare Homer Laughlin CUP and SAUCER Cinnabar OOD Tangerine RRC $8.00 14h 56m
FIESTAWARE TANGERINE EGG TRAY SERVING PLATE Fiesta Retired Orange Deviled Egg FIESTAWARE TANGERINE EGG TRAY SERVING PLATE Fiesta Retired Orange Deviled Egg 1 $17.99 15h 42m
Fiesta® LARGE 44 oz. TEAPOT - Choice of Discontinued or Current Colors Fiesta® LARGE 44 oz. TEAPOT - Choice of Discontinued or Current Colors $39.99 16h 55m
4 Fiesta Ware Tom & Jerry Ring Handled Coffee Mug Poppy Lemongrass Tangerine... 4 Fiesta Ware Tom & Jerry Ring Handled Coffee Mug Poppy Lemongrass Tangerine... $17.59 17h 28m
Fiestaware, Figure 8 Tray, Spoon Rest, Fiesta, Tangerine, orange Fiestaware, Figure 8 Tray, Spoon Rest, Fiesta, Tangerine, orange 0 $9.99 18h 12m
Fiesta orange tangerine Tea Cup and Saucer set - Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware Fiesta orange tangerine Tea Cup and Saucer set - Homer Laughlin Fiesta Ware $9.99 18h 37m
Homer Laughlin Ornament 2017 Member Exclusive Tangerine NIB Homer Laughlin Ornament 2017 Member Exclusive Tangerine NIB $20.00 18h 55m
Fiesta Fiestaware salad plate 7 1/4 Fiesta Fiestaware salad plate 7 1/4" tangerine $7.95 19h 12m
6 Pieces Fiesta Ware Cup Saucer Sunflower Yellow Tangerine Orange Shamrock Green 6 Pieces Fiesta Ware Cup Saucer Sunflower Yellow Tangerine Orange Shamrock Green $19.99 20h 45m
2 Fiesta Ware Coffee Tea Cups Tangerine Orange 2 Fiesta Ware Coffee Tea Cups Tangerine Orange $9.99 21h 9m
Roseville Fressia Candle Holders in Tangerine Roseville Fressia Candle Holders in Tangerine 0 $40.00 21h 12m
 FIESTA TANGERINE 75th ANNIVERSARY 2011 CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT FIESTA TANGERINE 75th ANNIVERSARY 2011 CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT $14.99 21h 23m
Fiesta Tangerine Orange Gravy Sauce Boat Fiestaware NEW OLD STOCK  retired color Fiesta Tangerine Orange Gravy Sauce Boat Fiestaware NEW OLD STOCK retired color $19.99 21h 47m
New! Fiesta Soup Bowl 19 oz 1st Quality Retired Color Mix and Match Fiestaware New! Fiesta Soup Bowl 19 oz 1st Quality Retired Color Mix and Match Fiestaware $12.95 21h 49m
New Lot 2 PC Fiestaware Tea Coffee Cups &  Saucers TANGERINE Orange New Lot 2 PC Fiestaware Tea Coffee Cups & Saucers TANGERINE Orange 0 $9.94 21h 57m
Fiesta Fiestaware 75th Anniversary Ornament Brand New In Box *You Pick Color* Fiesta Fiestaware 75th Anniversary Ornament Brand New In Box *You Pick Color* $12.00 1d 27m
Fiesta® TANGERINE - 2 Cup Teapot Lid ONLY - Discontinued Item & Color Fiesta® TANGERINE - 2 Cup Teapot Lid ONLY - Discontinued Item & Color $11.99 1d 4h 25m
BOUILLON TANGERINE orange BOWL HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 6 3/4 OZ new BOUILLON TANGERINE orange BOWL HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 6 3/4 OZ new $7.49 1d 8h 39m
Fiestaware Fiesta Ware tea cups & saucers, 2013 colors - never used, HLC no chip Fiestaware Fiesta Ware tea cups & saucers, 2013 colors - never used, HLC no chip $12.00 1d 9h 20m
New In Box Fiesta Five Piece Place Setting Tangerine Fiestaware Retired New In Box Fiesta Five Piece Place Setting Tangerine Fiestaware Retired $42.00 1d 9h 47m
Fiestaware Tangerine Dinner Plate Fiesta Orange 10.5 inch plate Fiestaware Tangerine Dinner Plate Fiesta Orange 10.5 inch plate $10.00 1d 10h 32m
Fiesta 7 1/4 Fiesta 7 1/4" Salad Plate Assorted Colors Some Retired Lead Free $7.75 1d 11h 6m
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 $13.50 1d 12h 8m
Fiestaware Tangerine Salad Plate Retired Fiesta Orange 7.25 inch small plate Fiestaware Tangerine Salad Plate Retired Fiesta Orange 7.25 inch small plate $8.00 1d 12h 48m
Fiestaware, 2 1/2 qt Casserole Bowl w/ Lid, Fiesta, Tangerine orange Fiestaware, 2 1/2 qt Casserole Bowl w/ Lid, Fiesta, Tangerine orange $53.09 1d 13h 2m
NWT 64 Oz. FIESTA TANGERINE PEDESTAL BOWL - RETIRED COLOR NWT 64 Oz. FIESTA TANGERINE PEDESTAL BOWL - RETIRED COLOR 0 $34.99 1d 14h 16m
CAPPUCCINO MUG CUP tangerine orange FIESTA WARE 21 OZ. NEW CAPPUCCINO MUG CUP tangerine orange FIESTA WARE 21 OZ. NEW $49.99 1d 14h 45m
Fiesta Lot Of 3 New Fruit Bowls-Lemongrass, Tangerine, And Ivory Fiesta Lot Of 3 New Fruit Bowls-Lemongrass, Tangerine, And Ivory $18.00 1d 15h 2m
Fiestaware Tangerine Bread and Butter Plate Fiesta Small Retired Orange Plate Fiestaware Tangerine Bread and Butter Plate Fiesta Small Retired Orange Plate $7.00 1d 15h 37m
Fiesta Tangerine Orange Deviled Egg Plate / Tray 13 Fiesta Tangerine Orange Deviled Egg Plate / Tray 13" Diameter, Tag In Tact! $23.99 1d 16h
FIESTA 19 OZ. MEDIUM CEREAL SOUP BOWL tangerine orange 6 7/8 FIESTA 19 OZ. MEDIUM CEREAL SOUP BOWL tangerine orange 6 7/8" new $12.99 1d 16h 54m
Fiestaware Tangerine Buffet Plate Fiesta 9 inch Orange Plate Fiestaware Tangerine Buffet Plate Fiesta 9 inch Orange Plate $8.00 1d 18h 10m
Set of 2 Set of 2 "Fiesta" Tangerine Mugs. NEW $14.95 1d 18h 19m
Fiestaware Tangerine Java Mug - Set of 6 Fiestaware Tangerine Java Mug - Set of 6 $45.00 1d 18h 57m
FIESTA HOMER LAUGHLIN TANGERINE LEAD FREE 8 7/8 FIESTA HOMER LAUGHLIN TANGERINE LEAD FREE 8 7/8" LUNCHEON PLATE 2003-2018 $13.97 1d 18h 59m
Fiestaware Tangerine Rimmed Soup Bowl Fiesta Orange 9 inch Pasta Bowl Retired Fiestaware Tangerine Rimmed Soup Bowl Fiesta Orange 9 inch Pasta Bowl Retired $12.00 1d 19h 31m
Fiestaware Saucer Tangerine Fiestaware Saucer Tangerine $3.00 1d 20h 46m
Vintage Original Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Tangerine 6 1/2” Saucer Vintage Original Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Tangerine 6 1/2” Saucer 0 $7.99 1d 21h 3m
HLC Post86' Fiesta-ware TEACUP, HLC Post86' Fiesta-ware TEACUP, "Tangerine" Orange ~EXCELLENT-MINT Cond. $5.35 1d 22h 34m
LOT OF 2 HLC FIESTA WARE USA TANGERINE ORANGE 3.5 IN COFFEE MUGS RING HANDLE LOT OF 2 HLC FIESTA WARE USA TANGERINE ORANGE 3.5 IN COFFEE MUGS RING HANDLE $15.29 1d 23h 14m
Fiesta Retired Tangerine Orange Range Top Salt & Pepper Set Handled Fiestaware Fiesta Retired Tangerine Orange Range Top Salt & Pepper Set Handled Fiestaware $30.00 2d 1m
EMPTY DISPLAY BOX ONLY * 2003 TANGERINE ORANGE FIESTA HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTAWARE EMPTY DISPLAY BOX ONLY * 2003 TANGERINE ORANGE FIESTA HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTAWARE $9.99 2d 46m
Fiesta Ware 6 Fiesta Ware 6" saucer plate Tangerine $2.62 2d 7h 7m
Fiesta Ware 7 Fiesta Ware 7" butter plate tangerine $2.62 2d 7h 8m
Fiesta Ware tea cup Tangerine Fiesta Ware tea cup Tangerine $2.62 2d 7h 14m
2 SETS Homer Laughlin Fiestaware 6 oz Tangerine Cups and Saucer ORANGE 2 SETS Homer Laughlin Fiestaware 6 oz Tangerine Cups and Saucer ORANGE 0 $15.00 2d 9h 17m
Fiesta  BREAD and BUTTER  Plate 6 Fiesta BREAD and BUTTER Plate 6" New never Used - Retired Color - TANGERINE $10.00 2d 9h 18m
Fiestaware Tangerine Mixing Bowl Fiestaware Tangerine Mixing Bowl 0 $25.00 2d 9h 39m
Fiestaware Tangerine Hostess Bowl Fiesta Orange Pedestal Base Serving Bowl Fiestaware Tangerine Hostess Bowl Fiesta Orange Pedestal Base Serving Bowl $25.00 2d 10h 8m
Fiestaware Coffee Mugs 8oz. Tangerine and Cobalt Fiestaware Coffee Mugs 8oz. Tangerine and Cobalt $9.99 2d 11h 29m
 FIESTA TANGERINE RAMEKIN - HOLDS 8 OZ FIESTA TANGERINE RAMEKIN - HOLDS 8 OZ $6.00 2d 11h 42m
FIESTA TANGERINE  STACKING CEREAL BOWL - HOLDS 11 OZ FIESTA TANGERINE STACKING CEREAL BOWL - HOLDS 11 OZ $6.00 2d 11h 42m
FIESTA TANGERINE MEDIUM OVAL PLATTER - 11 5/8* LONG FIESTA TANGERINE MEDIUM OVAL PLATTER - 11 5/8* LONG $13.00 2d 11h 42m
FOUR FIESTA 10 1/4 OZ KEYHOLE MUG - SCARLET, TANGERINE, SUNFLOWER FOUR FIESTA 10 1/4 OZ KEYHOLE MUG - SCARLET, TANGERINE, SUNFLOWER $32.00 2d 11h 42m
Fiestaware, Teacup & Saucer, Fiestaware, Fiesta, Retired Tangerine Fiestaware, Teacup & Saucer, Fiestaware, Fiesta, Retired Tangerine $11.69 2d 11h 49m
Fiesta  Gusto Bowl TANGERINE? 6 Fiesta Gusto Bowl TANGERINE? 6" X 3" $24.00 2d 13h 55m
Fiesta 10.5 Fiesta 10.5" dinner plate Christmas tree Boughs New scarlet tangerine turquoise $24.99 2d 14h 4m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE ORANGE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 1232261 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE ORANGE (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 1232261 $16.99 2d 14h 22m
HL Fiestaware Tom & Jerry Ring Handle Coffee Mug - Tangerine HL Fiestaware Tom & Jerry Ring Handle Coffee Mug - Tangerine 0 $5.99 2d 14h 56m
Fiesta Tangerine Retired 5 Piece In Box Never Used 830 325 Fiesta Tangerine Retired 5 Piece In Box Never Used 830 325 0 $40.00 2d 15h 31m
vintage style 3 pc TANGERINE ORANGE baking NESTING mixing BOWL SET FIESTA 1st vintage style 3 pc TANGERINE ORANGE baking NESTING mixing BOWL SET FIESTA 1st $169.99 2d 16h 22m
tom & jerry HORIZON FAN coffee RING MUG tangerine orange FIESTA WARE 10 OZ. tom & jerry HORIZON FAN coffee RING MUG tangerine orange FIESTA WARE 10 OZ. $19.99 2d 17h 38m
Fiestaware Dancing Lady Trivets, Peacock and Tangerine, No Chips or Cracks Fiestaware Dancing Lady Trivets, Peacock and Tangerine, No Chips or Cracks 0 $22.75 2d 17h 52m
fiestaware Tangerine Ring Mug fiestaware Tangerine Ring Mug 0 $3.40 2d 18h 48m
HLC Fiestaware Tangerine Orange 0472 Stacking Fiesta Bowls 6 1/2in 11oz (4) HLC Fiestaware Tangerine Orange 0472 Stacking Fiesta Bowls 6 1/2in 11oz (4) $20.00 2d 20h 20m
Fiestaware Glassware 4.5” Tumbler Heather Lemongrass Peacock Tangerine Set/2 Fiestaware Glassware 4.5” Tumbler Heather Lemongrass Peacock Tangerine Set/2 $25.00 2d 20h 24m
HLC Fiestaware Tangerine Cereal Fiesta Orange Stacking Retired Bowl HLC Fiestaware Tangerine Cereal Fiesta Orange Stacking Retired Bowl $5.00 2d 20h 25m
New! Fiesta Ring Handle and Java Mug 1st Quality Retired Color Mix and Match New! Fiesta Ring Handle and Java Mug 1st Quality Retired Color Mix and Match $9.95 2d 22h 13m
New! Fiesta Ring Handle and Java Mug 1st Quality Retired Color Mix and Match New! Fiesta Ring Handle and Java Mug 1st Quality Retired Color Mix and Match $9.95 2d 22h 13m
Fiesta Tangerine? Small Fruit Dessert Bowl 5 3/8 Fiesta Tangerine? Small Fruit Dessert Bowl 5 3/8" Diameter Homer Laughlin 2008 1 $6.50 3d 8h 9m
NEW Fiesta Festival 2016 Tangerine 9 NEW Fiesta Festival 2016 Tangerine 9" Luncheon Plate $50.00 3d 9h 48m
Set Of 3 FIESTA Tangerine Canisters -   Large, Medium, Small  Set Of 3 FIESTA Tangerine Canisters - Large, Medium, Small $149.50 3d 9h 49m
4 DINNER PLATES set lot tangerine orange HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE 10.5 4 DINNER PLATES set lot tangerine orange HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE 10.5" NEW $66.99 3d 12h 9m
GENUINE FIESTAWARE H L CO TANGERINE CUP AND SAUCER VERY NICE GENUINE FIESTAWARE H L CO TANGERINE CUP AND SAUCER VERY NICE 0 $9.99 3d 12h 15m
 SUGAR LID only FIESTA tangerine orange NEW SUGAR LID only FIESTA tangerine orange NEW $7.99 3d 12h 19m
Fiestaware Tangerine Pasta Bowl Fiesta Orange Wide Rim 12 inch Bowl Fiestaware Tangerine Pasta Bowl Fiesta Orange Wide Rim 12 inch Bowl 0 $20.00 3d 13h 56m
FIESTA WARE, TANGERINE ORANGE, CUP AND 3 SAUCERS FIESTA WARE, TANGERINE ORANGE, CUP AND 3 SAUCERS 0 $9.00 3d 14h 22m
Fiestaware Tangerine Mug with Tom and Jerry Ring Handle 10.25 ounces Fiestaware Tangerine Mug with Tom and Jerry Ring Handle 10.25 ounces $4.00 3d 14h 40m
14OZ  small CEREAL BOWL tangerine FIESTAWARE FIESTA 14OZ small CEREAL BOWL tangerine FIESTAWARE FIESTA $9.99 3d 15h 21m
Fiesta Lot of 4 FRUIT BOWLS: Chartreuse,Tangerine,Ivory,Sunflower, 5-1/4 Fiesta Lot of 4 FRUIT BOWLS: Chartreuse,Tangerine,Ivory,Sunflower, 5-1/4", NWOT 0 $26.60 3d 15h 36m
2 Homer Laughlin FIESTA Tangerine 2 shades Orange?? 10.5 2 Homer Laughlin FIESTA Tangerine 2 shades Orange?? 10.5" Dinner Plate 0 $12.99 3d 15h 53m
Mixed Fiesta Lot of 3 PLUM Purple Tangerine Peach Mugs Cups Saucer Fiestaware Mixed Fiesta Lot of 3 PLUM Purple Tangerine Peach Mugs Cups Saucer Fiestaware $29.00 3d 16h 16m
HLC Post86' Fiesta-ware SAUCER, HLC Post86' Fiesta-ware SAUCER, "Tangerine" Orange ~ EXCELLENT-MINT Cond. $5.35 3d 17h 24m
HLC Fiestaware Mug Tangerine Orange Coin Ring Handle U.S.A. (C26) HLC Fiestaware Mug Tangerine Orange Coin Ring Handle U.S.A. (C26) $12.00 3d 17h 24m
FIESTAWARE Fiesta Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Tom & Jerry Cup & 51/2 Orange Bowl FIESTAWARE Fiesta Tangerine Orange Coffee Mug Tom & Jerry Cup & 51/2 Orange Bowl $21.99 3d 17h 56m
Fiesta Ware 5 Cups & Saucer Sets Plum-Tangerine-Sunflower-Cinnabar-Turquoise Fiesta Ware 5 Cups & Saucer Sets Plum-Tangerine-Sunflower-Cinnabar-Turquoise $25.00 3d 21h 10m
Fiestaware Tangerine Salad Plate Fiestaware Tangerine Salad Plate $7.99 4d 1h 56m
Fiestaware Tangerine Ring Handled Mug Fiesta Orange Retired Tom and Jerry Mug Fiestaware Tangerine Ring Handled Mug Fiesta Orange Retired Tom and Jerry Mug 0 $9.99 4d 8h 36m
Fiestaware Tangerine Small Canister with Lid  Fiestaware Tangerine Small Canister with Lid  0 $45.00 4d 9h 50m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE Saucer Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE Saucer $9.89 4d 14h 57m
Fiesta Ware HLC Mug 8 oz Tangerine Orange Fiesta Ware HLC Mug 8 oz Tangerine Orange $19.99 4d 15h
2 Tangerine Fiesta Ring Gandled Coffee Mug 2 Tangerine Fiesta Ring Gandled Coffee Mug $10.00 4d 17h 15m
Fiesta® CHOWDER BOWLS - Choice of Discontinued & Current Colors Fiesta® CHOWDER BOWLS - Choice of Discontinued & Current Colors $9.99 4d 17h 55m
Fiestaware Tangerine Ramekin Fiesta Retired Orange Individual Cake Baker Fiestaware Tangerine Ramekin Fiesta Retired Orange Individual Cake Baker $9.00 4d 18h 25m

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