Just a little inspiration to start your Monday, from the Web site A Hamburger Today, via Serious Eats. You can avert your eyes, or you can find directions for the bacon turtle cheeseburger at http://klg2a.blogspot.com/
"Bourbon: A Savor the South Cookbook," Kathleen Purvis' second book in the UNC Press series on Southern cooking, arrives in September. With more than 50 recipes for drinks, appetizers, main dishes, side dishes and desserts using bourbon, it's part of a series with two dozen books on Southern ingredients and occasions. Kathleen also is the author of "Pecans," one of the first books in the series, released last fall. Details: http://www.uncpress.unc.edu/browse/search
About this blog
Observer food editor Kathleen Purvis is a food journalist, cook and eater who focuses on food in Charlotte, the Carolinas, the South and beyond. She's a member of the Association of Food Journalists and the Southern Foodways Alliance, and she is chair of the James Beard Foundation Leadership Awards, which recognize service in food justice and sustainability. Her Q&A on food and cooking questions runs in newspaper nationwide. Send questions directly to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.