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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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San Antonio and the Perfect Margarita

The Christmas holidays are never complete without a trip to San Antonio and the historic Riverwalk, Texas’ own version of Venice, Italy.

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Hugo: Grand Marnier Chocolate Truffle Cocktail

“It’s Neverland and Oz and Treasure Island all wrapped into one.” Hugo’s young Isabelle is describing a bookshop in Paris, but she might as well be talking about this splendid film, one of the best releases of 2011. Another is Steven Spielberg's War Horse.

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Casino Royale: Vodka Martini

Brash and blond, the new Bond is more cutthroat than connoisseur, substance rather than style, a man concerned with getting the job done even if he has to bloody up his tailored threads to do so. Gone is the high tech gimmickry, the eccentric evil geniuses intent on world power. Instead this gritty no nonsense film sees the real world as dangerous enough without having to fluff it up with science fiction fantasy.

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Thor: Ragnarok: The Hulk Cocktail Recipe

Goodbye, Marvel. It’s not you; it’s me. I can’t take it anymore. No more dumbed down mythology, tissue thin characters, or convoluted plots that serve mainly to to set up action set pieces.

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Spellbound: 21 Club Southside Cocktail Recipe

One of Alfred Hitchcock’s first American films, this 1945 classic delves into the unconscious to uncover a crime. All the clues are locked in the memory of a profoundly disturbed amnesiac who may or may not be a murderer. But that doesn’t stop our determined psychoanalyst from risking her life and career to help the man she has come to love.

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