Favorite Cookbooks

With Thanksgiving and the holiday season upon us, cooking and cookbooks came to mind as a theme as I began mulling over topics for this week's episode of the Shine Springs Farm Shinecast. I tend to use cookbooks more for inspiration than actual cooking guidance. Here are some of my favorites: Belle Chevre: Tasia's Table My most recent cookbook purchase is Tasia's Table: Cooking With the … [Read more...]

Lessons From David Copperfield

Last night I watched MGM's 1935 version of David Copperfield on Turner Classic Movies. We can glean more than a few "life lessons" from the characters, as is typical of Dickens and much literature that stands the test of time. Here a few quotes from the film and book for today's Monday Motivator post: "Never be mean in anything, never be false, never be cruel." David's aunt, Miss Betsey … [Read more...]