Emily Corwin http://mtpr.net en Water-Skiing On Snow: Skijorers Aren't Just Horsing Around http://mtpr.net/post/water-skiing-snow-skijorers-arent-just-horsing-around Terri Moitozo, 52, kicks her boots into her downhill skis in Rochester, N.H. Odd thing is, she's 30 miles from any mountain.<p>"Combining two things I love, skiing and horses," she says. "I'm excited!<p>Moitozo doesn't need gravity to fly across the snow — that's what her horse, Friday, is for. That, and her buddy Nick Barishian, who's riding Friday.<p>"He's my horse husband," she says, pointing to Barishian. Sun, 16 Feb 2014 10:26:00 +0000 Emily Corwin 15064 at http://mtpr.net Water-Skiing On Snow: Skijorers Aren't Just Horsing Around Small Farmers In New England Fear New Food Safety Rules http://mtpr.net/post/small-farmers-new-england-fear-new-food-safety-rules Back in January, the Food and Drug Administration issued two proposed food safety rules to prevent tainted food from entering the food supply.<p>According to these <a href="http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/FSMA/ucm334114.htm?source=govdelivery">1,600 pages of rules</a>, farmers who don't qualify for exemptions must monitor and document water quality, freezer temperatures, encroaching wildlife and any other possible sources of contamination. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 07:05:00 +0000 Emily Corwin 7764 at http://mtpr.net Small Farmers In New England Fear New Food Safety Rules Homemade Bitters Put The Local Bite Back Into Cocktails http://mtpr.net/post/homemade-bitters-put-local-bite-back-cocktails Evan Mallett is hovering over some plants in a Victorian-era greenhouse in Portsmouth, N.H.<p><a href="http://www.blacktrumpetbistro.com/pages/chefs_bio.html">Mallett</a>, a chef at the Black Trumpet Bistro, is collecting medicinal herbs, which he infuses in alcohol to make his own bitters, a bittersweet alcoholic concentrate used to flavor cocktails.<p>Mallett says he often forages in the woods for ingredients like wild chamomile, dock and burdock root for his bitters, too.<p>The "homemade bitters" trend is relatively new.<p>From Prohibition until just a few years ago, almost every bartender Sun, 14 Jul 2013 07:02:00 +0000 Emily Corwin 5301 at http://mtpr.net Homemade Bitters Put The Local Bite Back Into Cocktails