Do you cover a silver tray when serving food?

Answer According Miss Manners and Emily Post, two established experts on etiquette, no formal reason exists to cover a tray during meal service. When the meal has a long way to travel, covering it will ke... Read More »

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How to Place Drinks on a Serving Tray?

Juggling different-sized drink glasses on a tray can be easier if you place them on the tray appropriately. Here's how to keep the tray balanced!

Are silver serving platters pure silver?

Silver serving platters are usually made of sterling silver, which is an alloy made of 92.5 percent silver and 7.5 percent of another metal, usually copper. Silver must be mixed with another metal ... Read More »

How to Determine the Value of a Silver Tray?

In the world of antiques, a silver tray is usually two-handled or high-rimmed and can be as much as two feet wide. Several factors affect the value of a silver tray. The tray's maker will influence... Read More »

How do i clean a silver tray?

Wash the silver tray with a wet cloth and two or three drops of mild dish soap. Rinse it thoroughly and dry with a towel.Apply a small amount of silver cleaner to a soft cloth. Rub the silver clean... Read More »