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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.


Spider-Man 3: Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Spider-Man still careens from New York’s skyscrapers with audacious grace, but the grounded Peter Parker embraces his newfound fame with less ease. Even before the gooey black meteor gel brings out his dark side, we see Peter heading that way on his own. Let’s face it-- a steady diet of glory is a bit rich for Geeks.

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The Interpreter: Zimbabwe Bean Salad

It’s no wonder the United Nations cooperated to have The Interpreter filmed within its hallowed halls. What is billed as a thriller is much more an infomercial for the institution that failed to stop genocide in Rwanda. In this fictional account, at last the UN does the right thing.

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Premonition: Classic Chicken Casserole

Most of us are willing to cut a little slack for a smart and stylish time travel thriller, but this script taxes the patience of even the most devoted Sandra Bullock fans. There is little the charismatic star can do with material that is so pockmarked with illogic, bombastic melodrama, and unintentional humor.

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Dreamgirls: Smothered Pork Chops

It will dazzle you – the sequins swaying on stage, the darker rhythms behind the curtain, and the sheer spectacle that reaches its white-gloved hand to you like a siren beckoning. It is a ride through the turbulent sixties, a breathless trip from giddy innocence and heady ambition to the high price paid for packaged success.

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Bride and Prejudice: Lamb and Potato Hash

Remember those good old days some fifty years ago, when being in love, heartbroken, or angry with the neighborhood cop, was merely an excuse to break into song? In Bollywood’s Bride and Prejudice you get that same exuberance, that same fantasy world where a perfectly tuned orchestra, chorus, and dancers are available at the drop of a hat, or should we say veil.

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