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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.

5 pc. Fiesta Tangerine Orange Set Plate Gusto Nappy 5 pc. Fiesta Tangerine Orange Set Plate Gusto Nappy $40.00 2h 21m
Fiestaware Tangerine Bread Tray Fiesta Orange Oval Utility Tray Fiestaware Tangerine Bread Tray Fiesta Orange Oval Utility Tray $14.00 2h 54m
Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Coffee Cup Mug & Saucer Fiesta Ware Tangerine Orange Coffee Cup Mug & Saucer $6.99 3h 49m
Fiesta Ware NEW STACKING BERRY FRUIT Bowl TANGERINE  MADE IN THE USA OLD STYLE Fiesta Ware NEW STACKING BERRY FRUIT Bowl TANGERINE MADE IN THE USA OLD STYLE $5.25 5h 50m
Fiesta Tangerine Ring Handle Mug Tom and Jerry Style Homer Laughlin HLC Fiesta Tangerine Ring Handle Mug Tom and Jerry Style Homer Laughlin HLC $9.00 6h 18m
TWO SETS OF FIESTAWARE IN TANGERINE AND SUNFLOWER COLORS TWO SETS OF FIESTAWARE IN TANGERINE AND SUNFLOWER COLORS $29.99 7h 33m
Fiesta ®Ware TANGERINE RECTANGLE 9 X 13 INCH BAKER   New FIRST QUALITY Fiesta ®Ware TANGERINE RECTANGLE 9 X 13 INCH BAKER New FIRST QUALITY $50.00 7h 37m
Fiesta Ware 8 pcs Tea Cups & Saucers Cobalt/Poppy/Tangerine/Lapis - FREE SHIP Fiesta Ware 8 pcs Tea Cups & Saucers Cobalt/Poppy/Tangerine/Lapis - FREE SHIP $28.00 7h 46m
Fiesta Ware HLC Mug 8 oz Tangerine Orange Fiesta Ware HLC Mug 8 oz Tangerine Orange $19.99 9h 42m
New FIESTA RETIRED Tangerine Medium Bistro 38oz /  7.5 New FIESTA RETIRED Tangerine Medium Bistro 38oz / 7.5" / 1st Quality New w/ tag $17.99 9h 50m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine Luncheon Plate 9 Homer Laughlin Fiesta Tangerine Luncheon Plate 9" $7.50 11h
Fiestaware Tangerine 12oz Mug Set Of 2 Fiestaware Tangerine 12oz Mug Set Of 2 $17.99 11h 54m
 TANGERINE Fiesta Teapot Lid Only  Contemporary Modern Fiestaware TANGERINE Fiesta Teapot Lid Only Contemporary Modern Fiestaware $4.88 11h 56m
 Tangerine Fiesta Platter Post 86' Fiestaware Dish Homer Laughlin HLC Oval Tangerine Fiesta Platter Post 86' Fiestaware Dish Homer Laughlin HLC Oval $14.00 11h 59m
Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - 4 Piece Place Setting - 1st Quality Fiesta® TANGERINE Post 86 - 4 Piece Place Setting - 1st Quality $54.99 12h 28m
Fiestaware Tangerine Ramekin Fiesta Retired Orange Individual Cake Baker Fiestaware Tangerine Ramekin Fiesta Retired Orange Individual Cake Baker $9.00 13h 7m
Fiesta Ware Retired  TANGERINE Orange Bread  & Butter Plate   HLC  6 Fiesta Ware Retired TANGERINE Orange Bread & Butter Plate HLC 6" Dia. (2) $10.99 13h 45m
Fiestaware Tangerine Appetizer Plate Fiesta Orange Small Plate 6.5 inches Fiestaware Tangerine Appetizer Plate Fiesta Orange Small Plate 6.5 inches $8.00 13h 50m
 REDUCED Fiestaware Tangerine 10 3/4 REDUCED Fiestaware Tangerine 10 3/4 " Square Dinner Plate $9.99 13h 55m
Fiestaware Stacking Cereal Bowls Fiesta Tangerine Brand New Retired Orange Bowl Fiestaware Stacking Cereal Bowls Fiesta Tangerine Brand New Retired Orange Bowl $22.49 14h 6m
Fiestaware Tangerine Latte Mug Fiesta Orange Tall 18 ounce Coffee Mug Fiestaware Tangerine Latte Mug Fiesta Orange Tall 18 ounce Coffee Mug $16.00 14h 17m
FIESTA  4 MUGS/COFFEE CUPS TANGERINE CORAL TURQUOISE COBALT GREAT COND!! FIESTA 4 MUGS/COFFEE CUPS TANGERINE CORAL TURQUOISE COBALT GREAT COND!! 0 $9.99 14h 37m
Retired Fiestaware 16oz Tangerine Deep Square Bottom Fiesta  Soup /Cereal Bowl Retired Fiestaware 16oz Tangerine Deep Square Bottom Fiesta Soup /Cereal Bowl $7.99 15h 48m
FIESTA FIESTAWARE SET OF 2 LARGE TANGERINE/ORANGE 16 OZ LATTE COFFEE CUPS MUGS FIESTA FIESTAWARE SET OF 2 LARGE TANGERINE/ORANGE 16 OZ LATTE COFFEE CUPS MUGS 0 $22.99 16h 15m
Fiesta Fiestaware 75th Anniversary Ornament   Tangerine  NIP Fiesta Fiestaware 75th Anniversary Ornament Tangerine NIP $14.99 16h 17m
4 Fiestaware Homer Laughlin Creamer Tangerine Creamers 7 oz. New 4 Fiestaware Homer Laughlin Creamer Tangerine Creamers 7 oz. New $39.99 16h 44m
Fiesta Gusto Bowls. Set Of 4! New! In Tangerine, Turquoise, Lapis, And Daffodil Fiesta Gusto Bowls. Set Of 4! New! In Tangerine, Turquoise, Lapis, And Daffodil $28.00 16h 56m
Fiesta Ware-Vintage TANGERINE Orange -2 Pc Dinner & Salad Plate Fiesta Ware-Vintage TANGERINE Orange -2 Pc Dinner & Salad Plate $24.00 18h 7m
JUMBO mug CUP tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 18 OZ. JUMBO mug CUP tangerine orange NEW HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 18 OZ. 0 $9.25 18h 15m
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 8m
Vintage Fiestaware Tangerine Java Mug Fiesta Retired Orange Mug 12 oz. Vintage Fiestaware Tangerine Java Mug Fiesta Retired Orange Mug 12 oz. $5.49 1d 4h 29m
Fiesta Tangerine Coffee Mugs (2)  Post '86 Fiestaware Tea Orange Post '86 Fiesta Tangerine Coffee Mugs (2) Post '86 Fiestaware Tea Orange Post '86 0 $9.49 1d 5h 3m
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 23m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Tea Pot 3721866 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE (CONTEMPORARY) Tea Pot 3721866 $59.99 1d 6h 2m
Homer Laughlin fiesta dishware 4 piece tangerine orange box set Homer Laughlin fiesta dishware 4 piece tangerine orange box set 0 $29.00 1d 6h 29m
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 35m
Fiesta® TANGERINE Large Water / Disk / Disc Pitcher - Discontinued Color Fiesta® TANGERINE Large Water / Disk / Disc Pitcher - Discontinued Color $29.99 1d 7h 22m
FIESTA Fiestaware TANGERINE ORANGE 10 1/4 FIESTA Fiestaware TANGERINE ORANGE 10 1/4" PIE BAKING PLATE Lot #1 $19.95 1d 9h 9m
Fiestaware Tangerine Salsa Bowl Fiesta Small Retired Orange 9 oz Snack Bowl Fiestaware Tangerine Salsa Bowl Fiesta Small Retired Orange 9 oz Snack Bowl $12.50 1d 9h 17m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE Mug(s) 3 5/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA TANGERINE Mug(s) 3 5/8" x 3 3/4" NEW $14.63 1d 9h 40m
@AC-CH HOMER LAUGHLIN HLC FIESTA WARE NEW TANGERINE CERAMIC TOM @AC-CH HOMER LAUGHLIN HLC FIESTA WARE NEW TANGERINE CERAMIC TOM $9.99 1d 9h 54m
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 1d 10h
BOUILLON TANGERINE BOWL HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 6 3/4 OZ new BOUILLON TANGERINE BOWL HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 6 3/4 OZ new $5.49 1d 10h 27m
Large 10 1/4 Large 10 1/4" DEEP DISH PIE BAKER PLATE tangerine orange FIESTA WARE older $29.99 1d 12h 40m
Fiestaware Tangerine Cup #325 Fiestaware Tangerine Cup #325 0 $3.90 1d 13h 7m
Fiesta Fiestaware 11.5 Fiesta Fiestaware 11.5" Tangerine Orange Platter $19.00 1d 13h 21m
Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin Coffee Mug Circle Handle Cup Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Homer Laughlin Coffee Mug Circle Handle Cup $12.99 1d 19h 23m
Pair of Tangerine Contemporary Fiesta Coffee Mugs / Cups - No Reserve Pair of Tangerine Contemporary Fiesta Coffee Mugs / Cups - No Reserve $11.95 1d 19h 44m
Two Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Coffee Tea ~Tangerine Two Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Coffee Tea ~Tangerine 0 $12.99 2d 2h 9m
Fiestaware Tangerine Cup and Saucer Demitasse Espresso Cup Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Tangerine Cup and Saucer Demitasse Espresso Cup Homer Laughlin $10.00 2d 5h 21m
Fiesta Retired Tangerine 5 Piece Flatware Set....1st Quality...NIB Fiesta Retired Tangerine 5 Piece Flatware Set....1st Quality...NIB $17.00 2d 5h 59m
Fiesta Ware Tangerine Odd Lot Plate Mug & Bowl Nice! Fiesta Ware Tangerine Odd Lot Plate Mug & Bowl Nice! $21.00 2d 6h 4m
FIESTA TANGERINE BISTRO SALAD PLATE Lot of 4 FIESTA TANGERINE BISTRO SALAD PLATE Lot of 4 $19.99 2d 6h 30m
Fiestaware Tangerine Gravy Boat Fiesta Orange Sauce Boat Fiestaware Tangerine Gravy Boat Fiesta Orange Sauce Boat $15.99 2d 7h 14m
Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware Large Tangerine Orange Disc Water Pitcher Homer Laughlin Fiesta Fiestaware Large Tangerine Orange Disc Water Pitcher $31.07 2d 7h 16m
Roseville Fressia Candle Holders in Tangerine Roseville Fressia Candle Holders in Tangerine 0 $35.00 2d 8h 22m
GUSTO BOWL TANGERINE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 23 OZ. NEW GUSTO BOWL TANGERINE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 23 OZ. NEW $6.99 2d 8h 45m
NEW SET OF 4 FIESTAWARE TANGERINE 10.5 NEW SET OF 4 FIESTAWARE TANGERINE 10.5" BISTRO - DINNER PLATES FIESTA RETIRED $49.99 2d 8h 49m
Fiesta Tangerine 75th Anniversary Ornament New in Package Fiesta Tangerine 75th Anniversary Ornament New in Package $9.99 2d 9h 24m
Fiesta 75th Anniversary Ornament - Tangerine Orange Fiesta 75th Anniversary Ornament - Tangerine Orange $14.99 2d 9h 48m
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 2d 10h 11m
Fiesta DEMITASSE AD *CUP ONLY* -  2 3/8 Fiesta DEMITASSE AD *CUP ONLY* - 2 3/8" - NWT - Retired Color - TANGERINE $14.00 2d 10h 18m
Fiestaware Tangerine Slotted Spoon Fork Fiesta Spork Retired Orange Utensil Fiestaware Tangerine Slotted Spoon Fork Fiesta Spork Retired Orange Utensil $50.00 2d 11h 21m
Fiesta Square Tangerine Coffee Mug / Cup Set Of Two Fiestaware HLC Fiesta Square Tangerine Coffee Mug / Cup Set Of Two Fiestaware HLC 0 $12.00 2d 13h 8m
Fiesta Square Tangerine Soup/Cereal Bowl Set Of Two Fiestaware HLC Fiesta Square Tangerine Soup/Cereal Bowl Set Of Two Fiestaware HLC 0 $16.00 2d 13h 31m
2 Fiesta Ware Tangerine 10.75 2 Fiesta Ware Tangerine 10.75" Square Dinner Plates 0 $14.99 2d 13h 42m
2016 TANGERINE FIESTA FESTIVAL 9 2016 TANGERINE FIESTA FESTIVAL 9" LUNCHEON PLATE 0 $22.99 2d 15h 38m
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 23m
Fiesta Tangerine Sugar Bowl With Lid From The Figure 8 Set Fiesta Tangerine Sugar Bowl With Lid From The Figure 8 Set $16.50 2d 16h 37m
Tangerine Fiestaware HLC USA coffee mug with ring loop handle Tangerine Fiestaware HLC USA coffee mug with ring loop handle $5.00 2d 16h 38m
Fiestaware, Creamer, Sugar, NO Lid, on Tray, Fiesta, Tangerine orange, New 2nd Fiestaware, Creamer, Sugar, NO Lid, on Tray, Fiesta, Tangerine orange, New 2nd $28.79 2d 17h 13m
Fiestaware Tangerine  Square Cereal Bowl Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Square Cereal Bowl Fiesta 0 $6.99 2d 18h 8m
BEAUTIFUL CONTEMPORARY FIESTA TANGERINE DISK PITCHER, MINT 7 INCHES TALL BEAUTIFUL CONTEMPORARY FIESTA TANGERINE DISK PITCHER, MINT 7 INCHES TALL $22.95 2d 19h 49m
Fiesta Tangerine Small Pie Plate Homer Laughlin Co Fiesta Tangerine Small Pie Plate Homer Laughlin Co $14.00 3d 3h 37m
Fiesta Festaware - Standard 0452 Teacup Tea Cup and 0470 Saucer  -  Tangerine Fiesta Festaware - Standard 0452 Teacup Tea Cup and 0470 Saucer - Tangerine $5.80 3d 4h 18m
Fiesta Ware GUSTO BOWL-28oz-5 1/2 Fiesta Ware GUSTO BOWL-28oz-5 1/2"wide x3"New never used-Retired Color-TANGERINE $12.00 3d 4h 24m
FIESTA WARE 4-Piece Place Setting TANGERINE FIESTA WARE 4-Piece Place Setting TANGERINE 0 $21.00 3d 5h 7m
H.L.C. Fiesta Retired Tangerine Orange Small Serving Platter H.L.C. Fiesta Retired Tangerine Orange Small Serving Platter $9.99 3d 5h 55m
Fiestaware   Medium Bowl Fiesta Tangerine Cereal Bowl  Fiestaware Medium Bowl Fiesta Tangerine Cereal Bowl 0 $4.99 3d 6h 20m
HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA TANGERINE 64 OZ DISC PITCHER LARGE HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA TANGERINE 64 OZ DISC PITCHER LARGE $28.95 3d 7h 1m
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 3d 7h 27m
Fiesta HLC Homer Laughlin Tangerine 4 Piece Place Setting NIB Fiesta HLC Homer Laughlin Tangerine 4 Piece Place Setting NIB $49.99 3d 7h 36m
Tangerine Fiesta Utility Jam Jar Fiestaware Homer Laughlin 14 ounce 1st quality Tangerine Fiesta Utility Jam Jar Fiestaware Homer Laughlin 14 ounce 1st quality $14.99 3d 8h 1m
SPRING TIME FIESTA placemat ZIG ZAG flamingo tangerine INDOOR outdoor NEW SPRING TIME FIESTA placemat ZIG ZAG flamingo tangerine INDOOR outdoor NEW $4.99 3d 8h 39m
4 SPRING TIME FIESTA placemat ZIG ZAG flamingo tangerine INDOOR outdoor NEW 4 SPRING TIME FIESTA placemat ZIG ZAG flamingo tangerine INDOOR outdoor NEW $22.99 3d 8h 53m
FIESTAWARE COFFEE MUG TEA CUP TOM AND JERRY STYLE COLOR TANGERINE FIESTAWARE COFFEE MUG TEA CUP TOM AND JERRY STYLE COLOR TANGERINE 0 $15.00 3d 8h 57m
 FIESTA bath towel AVA flamingo tangerine NEW 100% Cotton FIESTA bath towel AVA flamingo tangerine NEW 100% Cotton $19.99 3d 9h 3m
Fiestaware Tangerine Fiesta Festival 2016 Lunch Plate Retired Orange Luncheon Fiestaware Tangerine Fiesta Festival 2016 Lunch Plate Retired Orange Luncheon $35.00 3d 9h 17m
fiestaware Retired color; tangerine; 2 quart bowl; first quality fiestaware Retired color; tangerine; 2 quart bowl; first quality $25.00 3d 9h 27m
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 3d 9h 51m
FIESTA  MEDIUM bistro BOWL TANGERINE ORANGE NEW 38 oz FIESTA MEDIUM bistro BOWL TANGERINE ORANGE NEW 38 oz $12.99 3d 10h 6m
Fiesta Tangerine Square Bowls Set of 2 Fiesta Tangerine Square Bowls Set of 2 $20.00 3d 10h 10m
Fiesta Tangerine Individual Pasta Bowl Fiesta Tangerine Individual Pasta Bowl $18.00 3d 10h 13m
Fiesta Ware Retired Orange Tangerine ? Coffee Mug Fiesta Ware Retired Orange Tangerine ? Coffee Mug $8.00 3d 10h 19m
Set of 2 Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Mugs Set of 2 Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Fiesta Tangerine Orange Mugs $8.00 3d 11h 14m
GUSTO BOWL tangerine orange HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 23 OZ. NEW GUSTO BOWL tangerine orange HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA 23 OZ. NEW $9.99 3d 11h 42m
Pre Owned Fiesta Contempirary Cup and Saucer.  Lead Free.  Tangerine Orange. Pre Owned Fiesta Contempirary Cup and Saucer. Lead Free. Tangerine Orange. $12.00 3d 12h 51m
Fiesta Tangerine Gusto Bowls. New!! Beautiful Set Of 4! SOLD OUT ONLINE!! Fiesta Tangerine Gusto Bowls. New!! Beautiful Set Of 4! SOLD OUT ONLINE!! 1 $10.99 3d 13h 31m
Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Rim Soup Bowl 9 Fiesta Fiestaware Tangerine Rim Soup Bowl 9" 13.25 oz NEW! $7.99 3d 13h 50m
Vintage Fiestaware Orange Tangerine Bud Vase 6 Vintage Fiestaware Orange Tangerine Bud Vase 6" Homer Laughlin ECU 1 $15.99 3d 14h 54m

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