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Appetite for Murder:
A Mystery Lover's Cookbook
by Kathy Borich

A tantalizing slant on cooking and crime. Relive your favorite classic detective stories and then whip up the food that caught the culprit.

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An Illustrated Introduction to Classical Horsemanship: Concepts and Skills from A to Z
by Gary Borich

A comprehensive resource in a succinct alphabetical format that brings the beginning rider through every aspect of learning to train and ride for show and trail.

Rainy Day Rentals
Classic & Crime

Often been surprised by a movie after what a film critic said about it? Ever felt cheated out of big bucks on the recommendations of a punk 24-year-old? Or really loved the ones they panned? Well, you no longer need to feel out of step with the current movie review band. Different Drummer is for you. Read more about our take on the film world. And get ready to relive your favorite movies with the recipes that follow each review.


A Texas Thanksgiving: North and South Stuffing Recipe

Austin is the kind of laid-back city where even Hollywood stars and music legends can abandon their dark glasses and be themselves. No wonder Willie Nelson, Sandra Bullock and Matthew McConaughey have called it home, while everyone from Quentin Tarantino to Dennis Quaid enjoys its eclectic charms whenever they can. Its sophisticated skyline is reflected in the tranquil waters of Lady Bird Lake, but you can eat even the most haute cuisine in your boots and blue jeans.

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Deja Vu: New Orleans Jambalaya Recipe

It’s probably worth watching for the car chase alone, not to mention the dreamy love story, and some solid detective work spiced up with a little Sci Fi. In fact, there’s almost enough there to keep you from thinking too much about a plot that ultimately blows away like dust in the wind.

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Unstoppable: Pennsylvania Dutch Shoo-Fly Pie

This train may be unstoppable, but it is grounded in an earthy reality that invokes an earlier era. Where the clang of heavy metal replaces the ping of our flimsy electronic toys. Rather than images sprinting through space from one virtual reality to another, we have iron cars lumbering along tracks anchored to the soil.

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The Equalizer: Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

With the world slowly spiraling out of control, no wonder we flock to the cinema for a man of action. However, at first glimpse, Denzel Washington is anything but, a quiet loner who tidies the shelves at the local Home Depot clone, smiling at the friendly taunts of his young co-workers.

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Flight: Overnight Cinnamon Rolls

Even when he’s sauced up, pilot Denzel Washington can fly his jumbo jet with the same macho brilliance as those dare devils that buzz the crowds at state fairs. And the actor is just as brilliant, keeping us enthralled even as his grounded character plods and stumbles in a bitter fight with alcoholism, his deft touch now ham fisted and flailing.

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