Thursday, April 12, 2012

Spring Dining Table

I set our dining table simply for a spring dinner.  I wanted a soothing palette for a change!  I am serving a light dinner of fish tacos with key lime vinaigrette over slaw.  Yummy!



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Resources:
China:  Wedgewood Rosedale
Silver:  Family heirloom
Cups:  MacKenzie-Childs
Tablecloth:  Anthropologie
Vase:  Judy's New Orleans
Salt and pepper:  Waterford Lismore
Leaf plates and napkins:  Pottery Barn
Chargers and napkin rings:  Pier1
Votives:  Leaf and Petal




My friend Ainslie sent me this recipe for the key lime vinaigrette.


KEY LIME VINAIGRETTE
3 fresh key limes or 1/4 cup key lime juice
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 tablespoon raw apple cider vinegar or vinegar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
pinch of garlic powder or garlic salt
honey, to taste
Whisk all. Keep tasting for desired flavor.

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Until next time...

Blessings!
Ricki Jill






40 comments:

  1. Very creative table setting ~ delish recipe ~ enjoy ~thanks, namaste, ^_^

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  2. Fresca e primaverile quest tua tavola di primavera!Adoro la tovaglia!Baci,Rosetta

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  3. Beautiful Ricki Jill!! I love it all, a lovely combination of patterns and texture!

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

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  4. Beautiful Ricki, I love the entire table, but I'm in love with that table cloth! I'm coping this recipe. I love making my own dressings and this sounds devine for Spring and Summer!

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  5. I just LOVE those chargers! What a wonderful table!!!

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  6. Very beautiful. I'm participating in Katherine's blog hop today. I love the tablecloth. The trim is simply divine.
    Stop by and visit me sometime when you have a minute. I'd love to serve a cup of virtual tea!

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  7. How wonderful.
    I would sit at that table just to dream beautiful dreams.
    Thank you so much for your visit.
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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  8. That tablecloth is gorgeous. Perfect for spring!

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  9. I love EVERY single element on this table. Need the chargers and the tablecloth! :)

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  10. Love the tablecloth. I have to try this vinegrette it sounds yum.

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  11. Hi, Ricki, Decided to drop in and see how you are doing! Love your spring table. I have to look back on your blog and see what you've been reading... Best wishes, Linda

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  12. You always set the prettiest tables. I love that tablecloth. We are lucky to throw some forks and knives on the table come chow time around here. Shucks ma.

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  13. Ricki Jill, your table setting is lovely! So pretty and elegant & FRESH!! Love it!!

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  14. Your table setting is beautiful. You come to my house for the beach and I'll go to your house to eat!

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  15. Your table is just delightful -- calm but cheerful, too! Love the tablecloth. Dinner sounds yummy, & I will definitely be trying that vinaigrette!
    CAS

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  16. May I please join you? Everything looks gorgeous! The table looks so peaceful and very spring like. I love, love fish tacos! Will definitely try your recipe too.

    xo
    Pat

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  17. LOVE it, I love that table cloth, and I'm a Lime fanatic so I need to try that dressing... YUM!

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  18. I need to break out my pretty spring china.

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  19. Very pretty! I love your dishes and the napkins are just gorgeous! Thanks for the recipe, I copied it!

    XO,
    Jane

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  20. Your table looks so lovely and I can't wait to try the recipe as soon as I can find some key limes. :)
    hugs,
    Laura

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  21. So beautiful & soft, Ricki. The tablecloth with the ball fringe just knocks my socks off! :D

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  22. so lovely and the colors are beautiful and soft! The recipe sounds yummy. Everything is so nice, and love the tablecloth, napkins, ring, well...everything!

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  23. LOVE,LOVE,LOVE your table! My favorite is "YOUR TABLECLOTH"! Oh My that is gorgeous...I would LOVE to display it on the HOTTEST SUMMER DAY! It has a cool soothing effect...YET it would also be beautiful in the heart of winter...
    Everything is stunning!
    I LOVE your header picture! AHHH, the flowers are blooming here too!
    Big Hugs,
    Donna

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  24. What a divine setting Ricki, looks way to good to be serving food upon. Tks for visiting my blog I've never been a co-host before ~ Katherine's favourite things blog hop is a great way to enjoy a cuppa.

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  25. What a pretty table! I love your heirloom silver and am glad to see that you enjoy using it. I need to use mine more often.

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  26. Beautiful table in these dreamy colors and gorgeous details.

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  27. What beautiful colors on your table. Love your pretty china pattern. This is gorgeous.

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  28. I am so loving that special blue and white!! Now....Fish taco's...not so much LOL!

    Carol

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  29. Hi little RJ! Oh, what a lovely table. First off, I love that beautiful tablecloth. Lovely dishes and gorgeous silverware!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  30. One better than the other.
    First I saw the crockery and said "wow"
    Then my eyes went to the silver ware !!
    And then to the furniture :-)

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  31. Hi Ricki, your table is darling..Looks like Spring to me.
    The tablecloth is so pretty.The silverware is gorgeous. I have truly enjoyed reading this post. Have you seen the wedding photos and candy buffet I designed yet? It's the post previous to the last one. Enjoy your week-end. Linda

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  32. Oh my I love that table cloth. I have something similar but your's is better because of the pom poms. Perhaps I need to add pom poms to mine. Such a pretty tablescape. And that vinaigrette sounds fantastic. Thanks so much for sharing at Mod Mix Monday.

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  33. Oh...I just went back to look again and noticed the chargers. I've been wanting those at Pier 1 forever. I keep hoping they will go on clearance and I'll scoop them up. Love this whole table.

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  34. Love love love!
    Those chargers really are gorgeous.
    The table linen too...

    Okay. All of it. I want all of it.

    So pretty!!

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  35. So beautiful. Love the Gerber daisies too a sweet touch to an already lovely table. thank you for linking up to the Thursday hop. Sorry I'm behind in saying thank you. My recent post will explain my delay.Hope to see you again this Thursday. xo

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  36. Loving the table cloth and the daisies! It really looks beautiful!

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  37. Hi! I featured this today at Mod Mix Monday because I love it so much!


    http://modvintagelife.blogspot.com/2012/04/mod-mix-monday-47.html

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