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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.


Blood Diamond: Tropical African Sangria Recipe

This is the Hollywood we used to know and love. A sweeping landscape of unearthly beauty and savage bloodshed, a charming cad ready for redemption, and the committed beauty to guide him there. A father willing to risk everything to save his son. And one very large diamond that makes the difference to them all.

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Furious 7: Arabic Fattoush Salad Recipe

It never fails. Just when I am about to dismiss Hollywood entirely, it surprises me. I hopped on the Fast and Furious franchise at stop number 7, taking it for a drive because it seemed the only vehicle on a deserted street. And it was truly one fantastic ride filled with shock and awe – and one very large helping of cinema magic.

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Fury: German Omelet Recipe.

It’s official. Hollywood has its Mojo back. Thanks to Brad Pitt, it’s now okay to be a macho warrior, even outside the realm of the Marvel movie franchise.

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For You Eyes Only: Negroni Cocktail Recipe

Each actor has put his own stamp on Ian Fleming’s James Bond. Roger Moore, my runner up best Bond, was 46 when he first played Bond in Live and Let Die. He knew that youthful vigor would not be his selling point and opted for charm, a cool head, and a raised eyebrow that was almost as lethal as a bullet.

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Interstellar: Creamed Corn with Onion, Chives, and Bacon Recipe

It lacks the grandeur and big moments of Arthur C. Clark’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. Nor is it the technical triumph of last year’s Gravity. But Interstellar has what they both lacked – a story and characters we genuinely care about.

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