A late start today, thanks to technical difficulties. Things appear to be back to normal. But if this is the day's only post, now you know why.
The blast of cold that has struck much of the nation has Florida farmers worried about the citrus crop, though it appears to be fine so far. (AP)
The always informative -- and often revelatory -- Harold McGee discusses the most vexing of all ingredients: heat. (New York Times)
Great Britain wants stricter rules on what can be called Scotch whisky, an attempt to reduce counterfeiting. (Reuters)