Welcome to our January 2012 Cookbook of the Month, ESSENTIAL PEPIN by Jacques Pepin.
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This thread will be used for general discussion, menu planning, linking to recipes from the books available elsewhere on the web, and for discussing the sections at the front and back of the books covering general techniques, ingredients, sources, etc.
The threads linked below will be used to discuss recipes in the chapters listed directly below each link.
ESSENTIAL PEPIN: Soups and Salads http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/825937
ESSENTIAL PEPIN: Pasta, Rice, Grains and Potatoes http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/825938
ESSENTIAL PEPIN: Eggs and Cheese http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/825939
ESSENTIAL PEPIN: Breads, Sandwiches and Pizzas http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/825940
ESSENTIAL PEPIN: Shellfish and Fish http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/825941
ESSENTIAL PEPIN: Poultry and Game http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/825942
ESSENTIAL PEPIN: Meat; Charcuterie and Offal http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/825943
ESSENTIAL PEPIN: Vegetables and Side Dishes http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/825944
ESSENTIAL PEPIN: Fruit Desserts; Frozen Desserts http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/825945
ESSENTIAL PEPIN: Puddings, Sweet Souffles and Crepes; Cakes, Cookies and Candies; Tarts, Pies and Pastries http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/825946
ESSENTIAL PEPIN: Basics http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/825947
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