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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.


Jennifer Eight: Persimmon Cheesecake Recipe

Feast on a filet mignon mystery that will pique your intellect and send a shiver up your spine. While the underpinnings of the film are ghastly in themselves – a serial killer has just finished off his eighth victim – the horror does not slap you in the face. Instead it nibbles around the edges of the screen like a malevolent shadow with a hunger that will not die.

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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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Quigley Down Under: Aussie Meat Pie Recipe

Tom Selleck, all 6’4” of his manly magnificence, is at his prime in this often-overlooked iconic Western. Remember when masculinity was not considered “toxic?” A man was as good as his word, he defended the helpless with firearms and his fists, and he didn’t back down from a fight.

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The Proposal: Cedar Plank Salmon

It begins clever and clichéd, almost as faux as the marriage a controlling boss foists on her subservient assistant to save herself from deportation. But her Manhattan machinations are no match for the light of truth up in his native Alaska, especially when the summer sun is out there 24 hours a day.

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Enchanted: New York Street Food

What if Alice didn’t stumble into Wonderland, but instead the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, and the Queen of Hearts exploded out of the rabbit hole into our world? Something along those lines happens when a Beautiful Princess, her Prince Charming, and a persistently annoying Evil Queen erupt from a manhole in modern Manhattan.

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