A nice simple product for the college student moving into their first tiny little apartment with a tiny little kitchen. It’s a simple setting for four, nothing fancy and forces them to stay on top of washing the dishes. Speaking of which, the satin polish means no polishing required. They call it brushed or satin, all these descriptions get confusing. It short, it’s not shiny shine. And a 25 year limited warranty is nice considering the practical price.
PS – To the student that receives this as a gift, the salad fork is for eating salad. So eat your greens!
Faberware Cayenne Satin 20-Piece Flatware Set, Service for 4
This stuff looks pretty cool. I’m not sure how sturdy it is, there is always a problem with plastic utensils. But I’m convinced that it would be the ultimate cutlery for Dining in the Dark. My big concern would be to not break the handle and accidently season my food with biohazardous glowing goo. If anything, you’ll never have a problem finding your spoon under the table if you drop it.
From the Glow Company
This 53-piece set from International Silver is a setting for 8 people with 8 steak knives, 2 serving spoons, a serving fork, butter knife and sugar spoon. It’s 18/0 stainless with a classic looking teardrop design and it is a good value. But it brought to me the question, what is Bead Flatware? I first thought it was bead blasted for a matte finish, but that isn’t the case. Bead cutlery or better named “beaded” is the decorative design of tiny little beads along the handles. So now you and I both know, we learned something today.
International 53-Piece American Bead Flatware Set
Plastic cutlery is making people very angry these days. The production of plastic cutlery uses melamine which caused the pet food poisonings of late. And think about this for a second, this is a one use item that doesn’t break down. Environmental disaster at your picnic! But problem solved thanks to “Vegware” whose cutlery is made from potato and corn starch. It will biodegrade in your compost in 180 days and is heat resistant up to 105°C/220°F. I wonder if they considered making it edible? 🙂
Buy it Vegware.co.uk