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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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Blade Runner: Smoked Salmon Sushi Recipe

Take yourself back to the 80s for this science fiction classic starring a very young and handsome Harrison Ford. With the advances in artificial intelligence and robotics, it is amazing that so many ideas suggested in the film are no longer science fiction.

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Oktoberfest: Spaetzle and Zwiebelkuchen

Germany is the kind of country that is actually more picture perfect than the postcards you send home. Clay tile roofs top venerable stucco and timber dwellings, where cobbled squares host markets that quite literally overflow with fresh flowers, fruits, and mellow cheeses. Gothic churches and medieval castles etch into the clear skies, while tired shoppers visit in the outdoor cafes or rub shoulders with each other in the cozy pubs.

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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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A Walk Among the Tombstones: Spicy Cheese and Pepper Omelet Recipe

Liam Neeson brings us under his spell once again, this time playing an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator. His eyes say he has seen it all – every depraved and vile crime in New York’s mean streets – but this one is unlike anything Matt Scudder has seen before.

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