Savory Leek, Gorgonzola, and Bacon Custards

By Nik Garvoille, Door County Living Leeks, with their mild and sweet onion flavor, do not often find their way onto our tables, except in soups, like potato-leek soup and its cool French cousin, vichyssoise. These rich, savory custards, however, showcase the subtle sweetness of leeks, brought out by the mellow tang of Gorgonzola cheese and the salty, smokiness of bacon. In the spring, wild leeks (or ramps) can be …

Savory Spoon included in “Gourmet Getaways”

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Get “Linked In” at Savory Spoon Cooking School

By Door County Pulse, Peninsula Pulse Join the Savory Spoon Cooking School in Ellison Bay for a special class on the art of making sausage. The class is set for Wednesday, October 14, and is being taught by Greg “Fuzzy” Sunstrom, a Door County native and restaurant owner who has a passion for making outstanding sausage. Sunstrom will be instructing students on the heritage of sausage making, with an emphasis …

The Delicious “S” Trio at Savory Spoon

By Door County Pulse, Peninsula Pulse The Savory Spoon Cooking School in Ellison Bay is offering a class on the delicious “S” trio of cooking – soups to delight, salad to entice, and sandwiches to excite. This class, taught by in-house instructor Amy Rebhan, is scheduled for Saturday, October 3 at 9:30 am. The menu for the class includes: • Butternut Squash Soup with Apple and Bacon • Smoky Black …

Spanish Wine & Tapas Evening at Savory Spoon

By Door County Pulse, Peninsula Pulse Join Ellison Bay’s Savory Spoon Cooking School on Friday, August 21 at 6 pm for an evening of Spanish wines and tapas. Karen Hall from Wine Merchants will be on hand to share her knowledge of Spanish wines and share some of her favorites. No one knows how to make small plates better then the Spaniards and it will be reflected in this great …

Upcoming Classes at the Savory Spoon

By Door County Pulse, Peninsula Pulse Savory Spoon Cooking School in Ellison Bay is featuring two distinct cooking classes: “Cake Decorating Like a Pro” with guest chef Kathleen Meisiner, and a homemade ravioli class with in-house pastatier Kathy McCarthy. “Cake Decorating Like a Pro” is set for Saturday, August 15 at 9:30 am. Kathleen Meisiner, owner of Kathleen’s Cakes in Shorewood, will teach participants the easy secrets bakeries use to …

Kids Dessert Class at Savory Spoon

By Door County Pulse, Peninsula Pulse Give a budding cook a welcome summer break and with a special “Kids Can Cook” class being offered by the Savory Spoon Cooking School in Ellison Bay. The theme of the class is “Just Desserts” and is being offered on Monday, August 3 at 9:30 am. Kids love to bake and make sweets for friends and family. In-house instructor Amy Rebhan will teach students …

Savory Spoon Offers Seasonal Kitchen Class

By Door County Pulse, Peninsula Pulse Fresh seasonal vegetables from the farmer’s market will be the foundation for this class and meal at Ellison Bay’s Savory Spoon Cooking School on Thursday, August 6. The flavors of the fresh produce will be brought out through slow cooking. This cooking technique has been around for centuries, and the use of a Dutch oven or Tagine has long been valued to keep meats …