Holy Smoke, by John Shelton Reed, and Dale Volberg Reed, The University of North Carolina Press, November 1, 2008
Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, by Michael Pollan, Penguin Books, April 23, 2013;
Pig Perfect: Encounters with Remarkable Swine and Some Great Ways to Cook Them, by Peter Kaminsky, Hyperion Publishers, May 11, 2005; chapter 19, “Cheer up, Mama.”
North Carolina Barbecue
North Carolina Barbecue: Flavored by Time, by Bob Garner, John F Blair Publishers, September 1996;
Peace, Love & Barbecue
Peace, Love & Barbecue: Recipes, Secrets, Tall Tales and Outright Lies from the Legends of Barbecue, by Mike Mills and Amy Mills Tunncliffe, Rodale Books, 2005; pages 118-125.