Friday, October 27, 2017

Fifth Fall Tablescape, a Spooky (Not!) Raclette Dinner

Last time we had a raclette dinner, my son in law missed it cause it was a few weeks after Hurricane Irma and he was working double time to help restore electric power in the city. My grandkids wanted a repeat performance so their dad could experience a "fancy dinner" according to Reese, my 6 year old granddaughter, lol.
Since it is getting closer to Halloween, I decided to use my German ghost plates.
 I knew the table will be crowded so I just used salad plates with no chargers nor dinner plates. I originally bought these plates when my classmates from College and I were to have a reunion at our house in Natchez, MS. We called our group "Spooks" in College and we still do, so these have a special meaning to me.
 I used various stem glasses. I thought the kids would get a kick out of the spooky ones. I forgot to take a picture but I even used ghost and witch shaped ice, which the grandkids were excited about.


 We had potatoes, fish, sausage, pickles, crackers, pearl onions and of course, raclette cheese.





 
 


I used a tarnished silver plated teapot for tea. I intentionally left it unpolished to have a scary look. I polished the tray though.

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10 comments:

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Christine Graves said...

Wonderful table Christine and the food looks wonderful!

Creations By Cindy said...

Oh my goodness Christine. How "Spooky" cute. I love it all and I know the grands had to be thrilled. Ooh...the food sounds wonderful! Love it all. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Louca por porcelana said...

Such fun!Happy Halloween!Hugs,Maristella.

Margie said...

This is the first time I've heard of a raclette dinner. Very cool! Casper would approve of your fun table setting.

Jeanne Selep said...

Great tablescape. What is a raclette dinner?

Alycia Nichols said...

Ghost and witch shaped ice cubes??? That sounds like a lot of fun for kids young AND not-so-young!!! How sweet of you and incredibly thoughtful of your grandchildren to put on an encore "fancy dinner" for your son-in-law's enjoyment! I'm sure he is probably STILL feeling the effects of all that overtime working Irma's aftermath. Like some of the other commenters, this is my first time hearing of a raclette dinner. I Googled its history before continuing to read your post so that I could keep up. Very cool!!! Happy November, Christine!!!

Bernideen said...

Christine: This would have to be your grand kids favorite table setting!! What a great time you all must of had! You are a wonderful Grandmaw! Thanks for sharing.

Jann Olson said...

Christine, I love raclette! My sister in law introduced us to it and we've had it a few times. Always so fun and delicious! Love your tarnished teapot. Thanks for sharing with SYC.
hugs,
Jann

Richard Rey said...

I’m thrilled I found your website and blogs. Nice guys!!!
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