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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.


Transsiberian: Russian Pirog Recipe

In 2008 it crept into art house theaters as silently as the snow that blankets the Russian steppes. This white-hot thriller is a claustrophobic brew of crowded compartments, narrow corridors, and the “kindness” of strangers, with a few near frozen corpses thrown in for good measure.

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Julie and Julia: Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe

Yum! As light as a buttery croissant, as effervescent as dry champagne, and as warm and earthy as its centerpiece Beef Burgundy, this delicious film is a must see. Meryl Streep is divine as the cooking icon, Julia Child, wielding the trademark voice and physical idiosyncrasies as fearlessly as Julia ever did her stainless steel kitchen knife.

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Non-Stop: Roquefort-Baked Avocados Recipe

It doesn’t have the gut-churning rage or the disquieting sense of uncertainty of his earlier films, but this intense Liam Neeson thriller delivers just what the title says it will.

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Unknown: Berlin Scalloped Potatoes

It’s a dizzy cocktail of confusion, panic, and paranoia reminiscent of the grand master, Alfred Hitchcock. In Berlin to attend a conference, Dr. Martin Harris awakens after a car crash to find his wife does not recognize him, and another man has claimed his identity.

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Run All Night: Champ - Irish Mashed Potato Recipe

It’s not predictable. It’s inevitable. And that’s a big difference. It’s what you get when pros like Liam Neeson and Ed Harris endow their characters with a tragic vision.

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