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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.


The Lives of Others: Schnitzel with Lemon-Caper Cream

Rarely has there been such a perfect film, and increasingly rarer yet, one that Hollywood has had the good sense to recognize. Though it is interlaced with references to the plays of Bertolt Brecht and the music of Beethoven, to me this exquisite German film shines with the spare beauty of a Petrarchan sonnet.

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Beauty and the Beast: French Pot in the Fire Dinner Recipe

Disney still knows how to do it. To make a movie for the whole family. One that dazzles and delights, makes you laugh and cry, and more than happy to hand over the cash to see it on the big screen.

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: English Summer Pudding

Darker and deeper than the young wizard’s earlier film excursions, this Potter outing is less concerned with whimsical magic than the ominous reality of evil. So, instead of a respite from the chilling events of our times, it is a reminder of them.

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Army of Shadows: French Onion Soup Recipe

A world of bright cold and sweaty fear, bare rooms, and shadowy souls fueled only by gritty determination and lonely desperation. It is 1943 in occupied France and you are in the bowels of the Underground.

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The Quiet Man: Lamb Shanks Braised in Guinness Stout Recipe

It’s St. Paddy’s Day! Why not come with John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara to Ireland? This vintage film is also a trip back to the high-flying fifties, when we were feeling our oats, flexing our muscles, and flaunting our bold Yank ways.

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