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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.


George Gently: Northumberland Pan Haggerty

The green fields, rocky outcroppings, and gentle rivers of Northumberland are now the haunts of former Scotland Yard detective Inspector George Gently, who finds crime in the gentle outbacks just as compelling as it ever was in London. Now, thanks to the wonders of Netflix streaming, I can transport myself to the North of England. So can you.

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The Passion of the Christ Recut: Easter Pizza

A courageous departure from the cynical, anti-religious bent of current Hollywood, of course it was damned with faint praise at the 2005 Oscars. If you missed this epic the first time around, this may be just the right time to rent it.

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The Lunchbox: Grape Raita Recipe

If you can’t make it to India, take this virtual trip, a culinary adventure and subtle love story set in Mumbai. But don’t expect squalid slums that sing with color. Instead it’s the comfortable gray lives of three lonely souls that need spicing up.

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Billu Barber: Indian Rice Pudding

If you liked your taste of India from Slumdog Millionaire, then sidle up to the full buffet in this Bollywood tale that is brimming over with sly satire, broad comedy, and bigger than life song and dance. Mix equal portions of schmaltz and humanity and you have all the ingredients that made the big screen what is was in Hollywood’s golden years.

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The Namesake: Lamb Curry Calcutta

The camera sweeps from Calcutta to Cambridge, resonating with Indian warmth and shy humor, but jolts of fate, and the determined quest for identity, independence and love are universal.

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