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Dinnerware is a collective term for plates, bowls, cups and saucers. Each of these dinnerware types is further discussed on the following pages:
Where to place (among others):
Three main categories...
- Soup Bowls (with or without handles)
- Finger Bowls (to rinse finger tips)
- Ramekins (to hold solid foods)
...with seven types of soups bowls:
Dinnerware Buying Guide: Choosing the Right Dinnerware Pattern, Choosing the Shape of the Plates, Coordinating the Textures of Dinnerware, Stemware, and Flatware, Judging Quality, How Many Place Settings to Buy, Dinnerware Starter Sets, & Serveware.
- Mike Lininger, Editor, Etiquette Scholar
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