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.

At The Los Angeles Times, last minute Thanksgiving suggestions; and S. Irene Virbila gives Noir in Pasadena 2 stars.

The New York Times gives details of President Obama's first state dinner last night; Mark Bittman provides 101 ways you can get a head start on the tomorrow's feast.

From The Cleveland Plain Dealer: how to keep your house from burning down on Thanksgiving.

What to do if your turkey is still frozen, at The Dallas Morning News; and wines to pair with a Cajun fried turkey.

How to deep-fry your turkey, from The Boston Globe. And lots and lots of pies.

At The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore Ravens football players have a cook-off.

A story about Thanksgiving in other cultures, from The Sacramento Bee.

The perfect turkey sandwich, at the Birmingham News.

How to make a basic cranberry sauce, from the New York Daily News.

And courtesy of The Denver Post, 50 last-minute Thanksgiving ideas.

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