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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.


Patriots Day: Lobster Bisque Recipe

Hollywood works its magic again in this meticulous recreation of the Boston Marathon bombing. Using quick cuts and short vignettes, Patriots Day is tense and suspenseful even for audiences already familiar with the tragic event.

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3 Days to Kill: Grilled Niçoise Tuna Steaks Recipe

CAI operative Kevin Costner is halfway between Sean Connery’s brutally efficient James Bond and Michael Caine’s wheezy 80-year-old vigilante Harry Brown. Then throw in the concerned dad part from Liam Neeson’s surprise 2009 hit Taken and you've just about got Ethan Renner.

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Weston’s World: Unbroken: Creamy Chicken Gnocchi Soup Recipe

Brace for impact as we take off into the dive-bombing adventure of Louie Zamperini! This inspiring film, as well as the new film Fury, displays the gruesome hardships of war and battle.


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La La Land: LA Moscow Mule Cocktail Recipe

This sweet little film is certainly a pleasant 2 plus hour diversion. But is it deserving of its gushing praise and frenetic Oscar buzz? That’s a definite no from this film critic.

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The Eagle: Scotch Broth Recipe

This is a modest little film in the grand tradition of those glorious sword and sandal B epics from double feature matinees. Yet it more than makes up for any deficiencies in grandeur with its refreshing exploration of those almost forgotten virtues such as honor, courage, and loyalty.

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