What Food Was Most Likely Served In This Weird Tray Found In Loves Park Attic?
What Food Was Most Likely Served In This Weird Tray?
Previously, on weird stuff found at grandma's:
An armory of martial arts weapons
And a very old bottle of liquor.
This one however is the strangest yet. The whole thing is made of silver with the tongs maybe out of brass. It's pretty heavy. I know next to nothing about polishing silver, but I'm pretty sure it could be shiny if worked on.
I threw out the question to Twitter and some people at work and have 5 purposes this silver, butterfly, moon cart could have been crafted for.
I don't think this is likely, just because it's so shallow. You'd need a semi-solid sauce to avoid spilling. Really it could only be for jellies, or maybe hummus. I'm VERY sure my grandma did not have a hummus. Dan, on Twitter, suggested this first, then suggested this instead.
This makes a lot more sense than sauces, but still, the olives are still a little "juicy" and their round shape would still make them unstable on a device that is meant to roll. Also my grandma and grandpa both hated olives so I don't think they'd have one of these in their house. (See: Hummus reason).
3) Sugar cubes for serving tea/coffee
Now, this is something that makes A LOT of sense. It's dry and stackable. I think I've actually seen this type of tongs used with sugar cubes before. My grandparents loved coffee and tea. This one is probably correct but I did hear two other suggestions.
This was my original thought of what it was before I heard the sugar cube theory. I think it could definitely be used for a veggie spread, but maybe not what is was designed to do.
And then I heard one more suggestion from a co-worker that will remain nameless.
To be fair, I could have probably shown this person anything and they'd be like:
Any other ideas? Have you ever seen one of these before.
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