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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.


Gran Torino: Hmong Stir-Fry

Dirty Harry in retirement. Or coming out of it to finish off a few gangbanger thugs. At least, that’s what the trailers would have you believe. But this 2008 Clint Eastwood venture has a lot more depth and philosophical heft than you might expect.

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Cool Hand Luke: Easy Deviled Eggs

Paul Newman, so young and georgeous in this 1967 epic, fills the screen by trying not to in this tale of a likeable yet self-destructive rebel.

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Hostiles: Cheyenne Batter Bread Recipe

With rare insight into the darker regions of the human soul, this film sets itself apart. And even more rare still, it does not take sides.

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The Fighter: Cheddar and Bacon Potato Skins

In one sense The Fighter is the story of real life “Irish” Micky Ward’s hard scrabble climb to the 1997 welterweight championship, complete with busted lips, black eyes, and bruised ribs along the way. But the fights in the ring pale in comparison to the internecine knockouts that occur within his outrageously dysfunctional family, not to mention those pitting his feisty redhead against his mother and seven sisters.

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Siver Linings Playbook: Crabby Cakes

An ode to dysfunction, almost a celebration of it, this film pulls us in even as we realize we are being artfully manipulated by all the old tricks. It is everything we love and loathe about American culture and Hollywood – coarse, crude, and comic, yet also brashly candid and even painfully introspective.

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