|Easy care polished aluminum is fun to use,|
|Polished aluminum bowl...for salad or chips.|
|Polished aluminum candlesticks are used somewhere in the house most of the time.|
|Love this tiered server that comes apart and stores flat.|
I have picked up a piece here and a piece there over the years. Some were gifts and some I purchased. Some were inexpensive and some were not. ha! But polished aluminum is available in many price points.
|Display in my kitchen, Candlesticks, tray, and wine bucket.|
|Polished aluminum goes nicely with stainless appliances.|
|Pyrex casserole size by Beatriz Ball.|
This little beauty is sized for a square Pyrex dish. I can put a hot from the oven dish into the aluminum and transfer to the table. So, this piece is both pretty and very useful.
Another little thing I do with this square serving piece is to put it into the freezer for 30 minutes to chill it, and then I can put sandwiches or crudities in it.
There are a few precautions when putting food into aluminum. Don't leave vinegar based dressings and such in the bowl overnight. Be careful with tomato based foods. It basically boils down into being careful with acidic foods.
And you never put aluminum pieces in the dishwasher.
Inexpensive no name trays from a home décor shop, that closed.
Pretty as the name brand ones!
Here is a tray vignette along with a silver pillar holder. The finishes blend well. The aluminum trays were inexpensive...but yet they have a fairly "posh" look. Don't get me wrong...I love silver. But, it is high maintenance and expensive.
Given that the aluminum/alternative metal serving pieces can be used for hot and cold foods, as well as for pretty displays, I feel that I will have these pieces for the rest of my life. Given that, they were a good investment. :-)
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