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How to set a table and fold napkins

With the holidays upon us, I thought perhaps some of my readers may have forgotten how to set the table for a special dinner.  After researching 4 different resources I found none of them matched, telling me that winging it is now acceptable.  You will find how to set a complete table: where to place the dishes; how arrange the glassware; how to arrange the flatware / silverware; a great link to the art of folding napkins.  This can be applied to less or more formal dining.


1. The dinner plate is centered with the chair.

2. Set the salad plate on top of the dinner plate and center it. Read the rest of this entry »

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