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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.

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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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Super 8: Sunday’s Apple Pie Recipe

There’s a something rotten in this small Ohio town in 1979. It’s scaring off the local dogs and sucking up car engines, power lines, and a small assortment of human beings. Sure, the military personnel that swoop down to clean up after a spectacular train crash are tight-lipped, but everything about them screams X Files.

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Rescue Dawn: Fresh Blueberry Pie

Despite its title, this film is less about being saved than saving yourself. It is a testament to the tenacity of hope and will set against a devouring jungle and numbing human deprivation.

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Patriot Games: English Trifle with Fresh Raspberries and Sherry Drizzle Recipe

Tom Clancy. Harrison Ford in his heyday. Free on Amazon Prime. What’s not to like? Take a trip back a few decades to a world a little more sane. A narrative not preachy, not edgy, and completely devoid of the nihilism that seems to have taken up permanent residence in today’s Hollywood.

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Lincoln: Mary Todd Lincoln Sugar Cookie Recipe

Daniel Day-Lewis brings a very human dimension to his iconic portrait of Lincoln. He is a tender, and perhaps even an indulgent father, a long suffering husband contending with a neurotic wife, and still a willful and wily politician using all the tricks to achieve a noble purpose.

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