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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.


Independence Day: Resurgence: Red, White, and Blue Cocktail Recipe 

It’s a somewhat decent popcorn movie, but it isn’t the extra butter deluxe item we remember from 20 years ago.

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2012: Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

By scale alone, this 2009 disaster film outdoes itself. Never have buildings crumbled with such panache, icons tumbled into the sea with greater style, the earth scorched, torn asunder, and split with more symbolic dread. And yet, against all odds, some do survive.

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District 9: Spicy South African Lentils Recipe

Like wads of congealed chewing gum that stick to your new Nikes, too many films melt down in the megaplex parking lot. This blazing 2009 sci fi flick does not. Instead it dances in your memory in ever expanding circles of light.

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Rosemary and Thyme: Roasted Baby Potatoes with Rosemary and Thyme Recipe

Why go out to weed your little garden patch, when you can sit back and watch two feisty English dames do it instead? And the magnificent gardens they work with will take your breath away, as well as the gorgeous mansions perched in their midst.

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The Adventures of Tintin: Tfah, a Moroccan Apple Dessert

Well, now that it's out on DVD, you owe it to yourself and your kids (or grandkids) to see this intriguing fusion of Indiana Jones and Treasure Island, with just a tad bit of Martin Scorsese’s delightful Hugo thrown in for good measure. Or you might compare it to more sophisticated Scooby Doo, with both Shaggy and his dog laying off the weed and elevating their IQ’s by about 30 points or so.

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