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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.

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Jennifer Eight: Persimmon Cheesecake Recipe

Feast on a filet mignon mystery that will pique your intellect and send a shiver up your spine. While the underpinnings of the film are ghastly in themselves – a serial killer has just finished off his eighth victim – the horror does not slap you in the face. Instead it nibbles around the edges of the screen like a malevolent shadow with a hunger that will not die.

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The Judge: Boozy Persimmon Pudding Recipe

Don’t go to this film expecting a taut courtroom drama complete with murder, mayhem, and melodrama. We have no jagged-edged knives, coyly seductive victims, or evil corporate giants in sight.

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Pride and Prejudice: Seed Cake Drenched in Cognac

Pride and Prejudice, easily the best film of 2005, is the way love ought to be, the way it was destined and designed in our hearts. Built on the solid underpinnings of character, goodness, and honor, its fruition is evermore so sweet because it is so long denied.

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Thor: The Dark World: Scandinavian Almond Bars,

His hammer is still hot, but the saga tastes a little like a warmed over Danish. What was fresh and surprising in the first film now seems pre packaged. Like the franchise is trying too hard to generate the next sequel.

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Thor: Norwegian Eggnog

Unleash your inner Viking and embrace Thor, the Norse god overflowing with macho charm and bulging pectorals. It’s enough to make you wonder why you even bothered to look at all those skinny metrosexuals taking over the airwaves as well as considerable portions of New York City.

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