New Hampshire Magazine - August 2010

The Jumper Classic

The annual Jumper Classic is back, and will take place in Hampton Falls from September 15 to 19. Each day features different jumping events, with the five-day event culminating in the $75,000 Fidelity Investments Grand Prix. Top riders, including former…

The People's Party

People Fest is more than just a good time.Manchester is the state's most globally diverse city, with 60 languages spoken in Central High School. Historical ethnic groups like the French and the Greeks have been joined by recent influxes of…

Knowing the Score

Don’t pull a Martha Coakley and be clueless about the home team.Six years ago I drove to Warner to meet a Congressional candidate for lunch — an environmental activist who authored a book on how the federal government should substitute…

Icecapades

It is one of the most distinctive sounds of wintertime: the smooth scrape of metal blades on ice.For anyone who has skated, that sound recalls the movement of flexing, leaning, digging first one blade edge into the ice to push…

Mary Ann Esposito's Holiday Desserts

New Hampshire Home's Celebrity Lecture Series 2010 presents Mary Ann Esposito's Holiday Desserts, to be held on November 6 at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester.Join Mary Ann Esposito, the creator and host of "Ciao Italia," now in its…

Summer Recipes

Here are a few recipes you can bring with you to a Fourth of July celebration, or any other BBQ or picnic you attend this summer. "The Best Colslaw"By Barbara Lauterbach Makes 8 cups3/4 - 1 cup mayonnaise1/2 cup red…

Terra Fructi

Finding room for growth in the dark.Liz Richards and Emily Bragonier followed their dream of starting a small farm in the fertile Upper Valley. Knowing that the region hardly needed more pumpkins, they researched local needs and decided to establish…

Maple Sugar Vinaigrette

Maple Sugar VinaigretteFrom Jeff Paige at Cotton 1 1/2 cups soybean salad 1/2 cup maple sugar or dark amber maple syrup 1/2 cup white vinegar Pinch kosher salt Freshly ground black pepperCombine all ingredients in a bowl or blender and…

Risotto

This Italian rice specialty is made possible because of the high starch content of Arborio rice that is traditionally used. By adding hot stock, a little at a time, you can adjust how al dente you want the rice. A…

Benson's Wild Animal Farm Revisited

The gorilla politicians and wild beast weddings are gone, but Hudson's "Wild Animal Farm" lives on as a recreational park. Wonder Woman couldn't save one of New Hampshire's most cherished childhood treasures. Neither could the Incredible Hulk or Mighty Mouse.On…

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