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.

In the Los Angeles Times, chefs and farmers join forces; a look at the joys of restaurants with wood-burning ovens; and checking in on Taco Maria truck.

The New York Times considers Paula Deen's recent announcement that she has diabetes; chefs are asking people to eat with their hands; and Melissa Clark cooks from Nathan Myhrvold's Modernist Cuisine at home.

Making an easy, low-carb angel food cake; and cooking for the Chinese New Year at the Chicago Sun-Times.

At the Cleveland Plain Dealer, how to make Endia Eason's sweet potato pie (the one President Obama liked so much); and checking out wine dinners in eastern Ohio.

The Denver Post considers the legacy of Auguste Escoffier; and more fun with the Voltaggio brothers (via the AP).

Building your plate around vegetables, at The Modesto Bee.

At The Dallas Morning News, appreciating the best from 20 years of Cook's Illustrated.

Simple ways to spice up your boring dishes; and more fun cooking along to The Hunger Games, at Chicago Tribune.

At the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the joys of cooking Korean food.

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