Now, this is not just any ol' bowl -- this was originally from Williams-Sonoma. Yes, indeedy, I found a bowl that would normally have cost about $100 just sitting on a shelf at the resale shop.
It admittedly has a very fine 2-3" crack along one side; both Tom and Jeremy pointed it out to me as though it were a fatal flaw ... men! They see damage, I see fabulous deal. Because you'll never guess what I paid for this bowl --
Uh uh. Lower.
I give up -- you couldn't possibly have gotten it for so little!
$2.87. That's right -- less than $3 for a huge, beautiful serving bowl! Just look how perfect it was when I made pasta a few nights later:
God, I love thrift shops!!!