Okay, I'm back in town (and glad to see the sun again) and took a few minutes to review the Jan. 2013 dish of the month nomination thread. There were two suggestion that had multiple nods
SOUP (ANY KIND)
So those are the two final choices. To pick one, simply reply to this post and put in CAPITAL LETTERS which one you'd like to explore for the month of January.
You can vote up til 11:59 pm on December 31st, cuz at 12:01 am, I'll be posting the winner