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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.


Death on the Nile: Mushrooms in Sherry Cream Recipe

Classic Agatha Christie! A star-studded cast surrounds a pampered heiress everyone is itching to kill. And this flamboyant cadre of would be assassins on the luxury river cruise all have ample means, motive, and opportunity, according to the shrewdly observant Hercule Poirot, whose “little grey cells” never take a vacation.

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Crash: Crispy Potato and Wild Mushroom Tower Recipe

Crash, the 2006 Oscar winner for Best Picture, is one of the most frank and insightful presentations of race ever committed to film. Prepare to have you own preconceptions shattered, shorn, and ripped apart like so much highway carnage, your own shiny Porsche of prejudice completely totaled and relegated to the junkyard.

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Foyle’s War: Apple Brown Betty Recipe

Attention, anyone who loves mysteries, history, World War II settings, English villages, and consummate acting. I have the series for you. Or rather Netflix does, all 22 of these hour and a half gems available through streaming or on DVDs.


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Contagion: Georgia Peach Cocktail Recipe

This disaster film works so well because it avoids the usual pitfalls of that genre -- namely hysterical fear mongering, sentimental claptrap, and political gamesmanship.

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Weston Reviews Maleficent: Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Recipe

I thought that the movie called Maleficent would be a great film and I don't think I was mistaken either. It portrays the side of the "evil witch" left unrevealed in the original movie Sleeping Beauty.

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