Last evening we set the table all fancy like– even put out bread and butter plates and properly placed the butter spreaders “on the butter plate parallel to the edge of the table with the handle toward the right and the blade toward the edge of the table.”
This morning I was looking through the wonderful
crappy old book A. Leland gave me, Southern Living Party Cookbook: Complete Menus and Entertaining Guide (1972), and I saw that diagram and almost fainted from shame.
I had set the bread and butter plates on the wrong side– over on the right next to the knife and spoon.
I am so embarrassed.