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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.


Defiance: Potato Babka Recipe

They are defenseless. Many are old or ailing, but the cadre of Jews who join the Beilski brothers in their forest hideout vow to survive and resist the Nazi invasion of their homeland. They may die, but they will die on their feet with guns in hand, not cowering in their ghettos.

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The Way Back: Polish Pierogi Casserole

If you can survive the freezing wind, the Russian criminal gangs running the barracks are ready to stab you for your threadbare sweater, and then there’re the mines, great sulfurous pits where every breath is a taste of fire. Those Cyrillic letters on the archway above the Siberian prison camp might as well say, “Abandon all hope ye who enter here.”

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Trash: Brazilian Black Bean Stew Recipe

Three slum dwellers in Rio de Janeiro find a wallet in the mountain of trash they dig through daily. It is a Pandora’s box, belching up a rancid mess of evil and corruption, but they cling to one remaining ingredient – hope.

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Babel: Mexican Wedding Cakes

While its title predisposes us to think that language and culture divide us, a closer look at Babel reveals the most profound chasms are between those linked closest in blood and intimacy. Whether it is the barren deserts of Morocco, the stark skies and steely towers of Tokyo, or the warm night air that wraps itself around a boisterous Tijuana wedding, the struggle to connect continues to plague us.

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Sully: The Sully Cocktail Recipe

Director Clint Eastwood and Tom Hanks, two American treasures, are at the top of their game in this film about Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger's miraculous Hudson River Landing in 2009. And the retelling of the story is as unconventional as the landing itself.

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