Nueske’s Pepper Bacon Carbonara Recipe

Janice Thomas of Savory Spoon Cooking School in Door County, Wisconsin, makes a simple Pasta Carbonara recipe with the addition of Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Pepper-Coated Bacon in place of the traditional pancetta.

Cherries & Croissants

By Door County Pulse, Peninsula Pulse On July 23 at 9:30 am, Savory Spoon Cooking School will teach a class focused on cherries. Lisa Seaquist from Seaquist Canning Co. will teach attendees how to make cherry jam, which will be followed by a trip to the Seaquist Orchards Processing Plant to see how cherries are pitted and processed, then to Seaquist Orchard’s Canning Kitchen to see how they make thousands …

Re-discover a Classic

By Door County Pulse, Peninsula Pulse Savory Spoon Cooking School presents guest chef Amy Rebhan on July 17 at 6 pm to re-discover the classic Surf ‘n Turf. Learn to make a chilled summer soup and broil a great steak. Grilled steak and shrimp are the ultimate summer treat; learn to pair them with the season’s freshest and most colorful produce. Participants will also learn how to make summer entertaining …

A Taste of India

Indian cooking takes the stage at the Savory Spoon Cooking School. On July 11 at 6 pm, guest chef Amy Rebhan will demonstrate how to create the full flavors of exotic spices in an Indian inspired dinner. Participants will learn about spice blends and how to use them to create just the right flavors to enhance a dish. Dukkah, an Egyptian spice blend of toasted nuts and seeds, has become …

Notable Guest Chefs at Savory Spoon

By Door County Pulse, Peninsula Pulse On June 14, Savory Spoon welcomes Sara Hill from the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board for a very special “Wisconsin’s Best of the Best.” The menu will be paired with a variety of beer and Island Orchard Cider. Hill is a specialist in cheese education and brings a wealth of knowledge about beer pairings as well. The menu includes: Gruyere, Sweet Potato Soup with Maple …

Notable Guest Chefs at Savory Spoon

By Door County Pulse, Peninsula Pulse Join the Savory Spoon Cooking School this year for its 11th season. Classes are now available online at savoryspoon.com; there are more than 70 classes offered taught by chef/owner Janice Thomas and many guest chefs. Throughout the season, guest chefs include: Mike Mead, Shoreline Restaurant, Gills Rock; Jesse Johnson, Door County Creamery and The Waterfront, Sister Bay; Adam Schierl of the Whistling Swan, Fish …

Savory Spoon Celebrates American Cheese Month

By Door County Pulse, Peninsula Pulse The American Cheese Society is paying homage to Artisan cheese in all its glory with the first-ever American Cheese Month this October. American Cheese Month was created by the American Cheese Society to help raise awareness of the quality and diversity of American cheeses. The celebration will be held annually each October, with special events and promotions planned in cities across the country. As …

Cheese, Butter and Tomatoes Featured in Savory Spoon Classes

By Door County Pulse, Peninsula Pulse Upcoming classes at Savory Spoon Cooking School include Cheesemaking 101, Better with Butter, and I Say Tomato, You Say Tomato. On Aug. 13 at 6 pm, Dean Sommer of the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research at U.W. Madison will be on hand to take the mystery out of cheesemaking. Sommer is the Cheese and Food Technologist and will share a wealth of knowledge. On …

Savory Spoon Leads “Adventures in a Chinese Kitchen”

By Door County Pulse, Peninsula Pulse “Have you eaten yet?” In China, this is one of the most common and respectful greetings. The culinary tour, “Adventures in a Chinese Kitchen,” will introduce travelers to the culinary and cultural traditions of Asia’s most diverse region – Yunnan Province. The tour, led by Janice Thomas of Savory Spoon Cooking School and Jeanee and Brian Linden of Linden Gallery and Linden Centre, is …

Savory Spoon Leads “Adventures in a Chinese Kitchen”

By Door County Pulse, Peninsula Pulse The culinary tour “Adventures in a Chinese Kitchen,” will introduce travelers to the culinary and cultural traditions of Asia’s Yunnan Province. The tour, led by Janice Thomas of Savory Spoon Cooking School and Jeanee and Brian Linden of Linden Gallery and Linden Centre, is scheduled for Feb. 25 – March 9, 2014. The Lindens will share tour information on Aug. 5, 5 – 7 …