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 New York Times, a look at Jacques Pépin on the occasion of his 26th cookbook, Essential Pépin; considering California's great olive oils; and Mimi Sheraton remembers Scandinavian food before it became fashionable.
A former Top Chef contestant opens a Texas BBQ joint in near Fenway Park in Boston, at The Boston Globe.
In The Baltimore Sun, the Jewish Museum of Maryland's 'Chosen Food' examines the complex relationships between culture and cuisine.
Checking out a Brooklyn man's website, WhatTheF-ShouldIMakeForDinner.com.; and considering Paula Deen's latest product: butter-flavored lip balm, at the New York Daily News.