07/20/18 2:00pm
SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTO Peggie Ehlers, the maker behind Nuna Knits, chatted with market-goers about Angora rabbits and what goes into the creation of a great sweater or hat.

SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTO
Peggie Ehlers, the maker behind Nuna Knits, chatted with market-goers about Angora rabbits and what goes into the creation of a great sweater or hat.

On Saturday mornings, from 10:30 to noon outside the old Capital One bank at the corer of West Neck and Menantic roads, Eric Goodman organizes Market 21, a “true maker’s market” that aims to bring together the best artisans, craftspeople and food makers from around the East End. (more…)

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08/15/17 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Without baking powder, there would be no peach cobbler. Not a world I want to live in.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Without baking powder, there would be no peach cobbler. Not a world I want to live in.

In 1856 Eben Norton Horsford, the lord of Sylvester Manor, patented the first leavening to include calcium phosphate, and subsequently made a fortune marketing Rumford Baking Powder, a combination of chemicals that did for baking what the washing machine did for laundering. (more…)