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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.

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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 Taking of Pelham 123: Banana Milk Shake Recipe

The perfect popcorn thriller – an amiable bureaucrat trying to talk down a maniacal villain, 19 hostages sweating it out in an underground subway, a runaway train, cop cars exploding everywhere, and if that’s not sufficient combustion for you, there are enough F-Bombs to detonate all of Manhattan.

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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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The Ides of March: Buckeye Bloody Mary

George Clooney is no William Shakespeare. Yet he is quite savvy to title his film after those famous words from the English playwright’s Julius Caesar, one of the best dramatic examinations of political intrigue, ambition, and betrayal ever written.


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Frozen: Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches and Easy as Pie Ice Cream Dessert 

Frozen just won the Best Animated Feature at the coveted Critics’ Choice Awards, but the younger crowd is not so easily impressed. Introducing Emmett, 7, and his brother Gram, 10 , who are bucking the establishment right out of the gate.


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The Company: Chicken Paprikash Recipe

Cloak and Dagger, American style. Forget MI6 and all those British stiff upper lips, and relive the Cold War in all its paranoid brutality through the eyes of three intrepid Yank spymasters.

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