Welcome to the general discussion thread for the October 2010 Cookbook of the Month, featuring BAREFOOT CONTESSA COOKBOOK.
We will use this thread for general commentary, recipe planning, links, and any other issues related to this COTM.
If you're new to Cookbook of the Month, the COTM archive thread explains how it all works:
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Appetizers, Soups and Salads
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To review discussions from earlier threads, you can take a look at the nominations: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/732606, the voting: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/734237, and the general discussion: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/735111
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