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 on Wednesday. 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 N.Y. Times winter drinks issue, Pete Wells explores the resurgence of rum; and Harold McGee discusses the process of cold distillation.
The News Tribune (Tacoma, WA) considers the advantages of your holiday dinner in a box.
At the Providence Journal, a look at the list of new restaurants opening around Rhode Island.
60 years of Swap Shop, the Chicago Sun-Times' recipe exchange column.
The Denver Post lists their best cookbooks of 2009, and sits down for