What's the country reading today food-wise? Here's a roundup of some of the food-related stories from other newspapers, many of which print their food sections mid-week. And remember, even if you don't actually buy papers these days (or not; this paper is free), it's where most of your content comes from. Surf away. Just remember that spilling your macchiato over your keyboard is a lot more expensive than spilling it across newsprint.
At the Los Angeles Times, 3 stars for Red O; canning with bloggers; and Russ Parsons on the joys of making large-batch jam.
In The New York Times, a review of LudoBites 5.0; the price of high-end ice cream; Eric Asimov on Sonoma coast chardonnay.
Reportedly the water's fine for North Atlantic seafood; questions for seafood buyer Max Harvey; more ways to improve dirty rice, from The Boston Globe.
At the Cleveland Plain Dealer, a profile of 94 year-old greengrocer Mary Feren; a local home brewer wins awards for his IPA.
Paring the Spanish wine verdejo with food; following the tomato from seed to plate, at Chicago Tribune.
From the Denver Post: the summertime joys of frozen pops; checking out the cuisine in Panama.
How to cook a lobster in seawater, from the New York Daily News.
At The Washington Post, more fun with popsicles; and how to make ice cream in a plastic bag.