While it might not seem like it, wedding season is rapidly approaching. Before you know it, those first warm months of spring will be booked with engagement parties, bridal showers, and even a few early wedding ceremonies — which means it's also registry season.
If you like to go off-registry, which can be good or bad depending on how well you know the couple, it's smart to get something so classic and universally appealing that your recipients can't help but love it.
That's the way we feel about this three-piece serving tray set from Jono Pandolfi. The ceramist has mostly made pieces for restaurant settings. This set, part of his retail line, is fired to 2000°F so that it reaches the stoneware level, which makes it dishwasher-safe and incredibly durable.
We love the subtle simplicity of the tray and two shallow dishes that are perfect for any appetizer platter you might put together. And the slight variations in shape give it that handmade touch that makes it feel like such a personal gift.
If you don't have any weddings on the horizon, go ahead and get one for yourself instead.