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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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The Ides of March: Buckeye Bloody Mary

George Clooney is no William Shakespeare. Yet he is quite savvy to title his film after those famous words from the English playwright’s Julius Caesar, one of the best dramatic examinations of political intrigue, ambition, and betrayal ever written.


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Knowing: Clam Dip Recipe

Eye-popping special effects, the cerebral mystery of science fiction, and the frenetic action of a thriller, all tied together with the philosophical musings of Nicolas Cage. You’re either going to despise it or be riveted to your seat for the entire two hours. Count me in the latter category.

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House of Cards: Devonshire Crab Soup Recipe

If you are a fan of the American remake, you should defintely see the 1990 original British political thriller, a timeless ode to evil. The knife slides in ever so smoothly with Shakespearean diction greasing its way. Rarely has villainy been so eloquently evil, so fascinatingly diabolical, nor so brutal and swift.


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Cool Hand Luke: Easy Deviled Eggs

Paul Newman, so young and georgeous in this 1967 epic, fills the screen by trying not to in this tale of a likeable yet self-destructive rebel.

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Siver Linings Playbook: Crabby Cakes

An ode to dysfunction, almost a celebration of it, this film pulls us in even as we realize we are being artfully manipulated by all the old tricks. It is everything we love and loathe about American culture and Hollywood – coarse, crude, and comic, yet also brashly candid and even painfully introspective.

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