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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.


Jagged Edge: Baked Brie with Roasted Garlic and Nicoise Olives Recipe

This taut courtroom drama still packs a punch almost 30 years after its release, throwing the defendant and then the prosecution against the ropes. Caught in between is the beautiful defense attorney, in love with the law and all too soon with the accused himself, and trying to stave off any doubts that he really is an innocent man.

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The Judge: Boozy Persimmon Pudding Recipe

Don’t go to this film expecting a taut courtroom drama complete with murder, mayhem, and melodrama. We have no jagged-edged knives, coyly seductive victims, or evil corporate giants in sight.

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Vantage Point: Spanish Stuffed Mushroom Recipe

It’s really a pretty decent political thriller, with a textured plot, plenty of action, and one heck of a car chase. Within the explosive layers of orchestrated chaos, can you tell which is truth and which is illusion?

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Inside Man: New York Style Pizza Recipe

Like a talented chef creating a dish from someone’s leftovers, Spike Lee takes the stale ingredients of a bank heist and cooks up something surprisingly fresh. It’s not cops and robbers so much as psychological warfare, and with the likes of Denzel Washington, Jodie Foster, and Clive Owen playing the mind games, who wouldn’t want a front row seat?

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Gone Girl: Missouri Rattlesnake Cocktail Recipe

It’s slick, sexy, and a little sick. Not to mention superficial. Hitchcock’s icy blond sexed up and deconstructed with no sign of a Jimmy Stewart or Cary Grant to come to the rescue.

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