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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.


The Foreigner: Irish Corned Beef Hash Recipe

Vintage Jackie Chan. But this is not the light and bubbly champagne of his younger days. It is an aged drink – dark and still and deep.

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The Karate Kid: Mandarin Hot and Sour Soup Recipe

Don’t call it a remake; it’s a classic. Jackie Chan still has the moves, but acting chops as well, and Jaden Smith’s man-child is terrific, at once sullen and sweet, courageous and cowardly.

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Mother: Korean Seasoned Potato Recipe

This Korean mystery seems a Hitchcock/Coen Brothers hybrid, full of ironic twists and dark humor, eccentric characters and tortured relationships as it plumbs the depths of a mother’s relentless devotion to her mentally challenged son.

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Bridge of Spies: German Farmer’s Breakfast Recipe

Despite its length, this “spy thriller” is lean – light on melodrama, smoky dark room dealings, or cloak and dagger shenanigans. The real enemies are the cold, the damp, and the blind alleys of self-serving bureaucrats.

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Captain Phillips: Sweet Somali Cake Recipe

On rare occasions in film as in life, everything comes together to create near perfection. Because it does not try too hard to please us with Hollywood's standard visual and verbal excess, that's exactly what happens in this retelling of the 2009 hijacking of a U.S. container ship off the Somali coast.

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