Let's face it, I should be focusing on unpacking and getting existing treasures out of their boxes. Instead, I was out this morning trolling the stores for new finds. Pickings were slim, but I made a major Asian-ish score at one store...
Yes, basic white rice bowls, but perfect for soups, noodles and other yummy things. A set of eight for next to nothing? How could I resist?
It's like they saw me coming: little, teeny-tiny hand-painted Chinese plates? You had me at little. This set of ten was kind of hiding, but I was so happy to make them mine. There are ten, only three are the same; the rest are unique designs. No markings, no words or letters. But, they're already on the bar and I think will be perfect little tidbit bowls for a few nuts, some olives or a scoop of sesame sticks.
Finally, I was super excited to find this peanut pourer. How do I know it's a peanut pourer? Because I already have a smaller version in the original box! And this one has the original sticker--made in Taiwan. Asia strikes again. I'll have to put peanuts in one and mixed nuts in the other. Or maybe cashews? Anyway, a nice little haul that did inspire me to do a little organizing of the kitchen cabinets. If only to hide my new purchases from you know who!