• “Mushrooms Galore” at Savory Spoon Cooking School

    Fall is a good season to take a cooking class as Savory Spoon Cooking School has an international cooking class as well as a feature class on mushrooms. On Sept. 26 at 6 pm, travel the world during “In Good Tastes.” In this class you will learn to make mayonnaise, custard and some poaching tips […]

  • Greg Beem

    Greg Beem Welcomed to Shepherd of the Bay as Principal Organist

    Shepherd of the Bay’s new principal organist, Greg Beem, will play a wonderful program of music written for the organ on Sept. 20 at 4 pm. Beem has created an attractive and engaging concert for an autumn afternoon, combining many styles of composition, from the German Baroque sounds of Dietrich Buxtehude to the colorful French […]

  • In Memoriam: Ray Stonecipher

    Ray Stonecipher, a great advocate for the Door County environment – terrestrial and celestial – died of cancer on Aug. 27, 2015.

  • Savory Spoon Jess Alyssa


    Peninsula Pulse staffers Alyssa Skiba and Jess Farley enjoyed taking their taste buds “South of the Border” during the recent Mexico/Southwest themed cooking class led by Janice Thomas at Savory Spoon Cooking School in Ellison Bay.

  • Whitefish. Charlie's Smokehouse.

    Charlie’s Smokehouse Turns Whitefish into Gold

    Chris Voight’s workday begins at six o’clock in the morning. He pulls three to four hundred pounds of whitefish, salmon and trout out of cold briny water, and prepares them for smoking; it is the same one his grandfather used when he started the family business, Charlie’s Smokehouse, in 1932. Chris began working in the […]

  • Heinz Brummel

    Turtle Ridge Hosts Heinz Brummel Trunk Show

    Turtle Ridge Gallery is hosting a trunk show of Heinz Brummel’s clean, bold, engineered jewelry on Sept. 11 & 12, 10 am – 5 pm. Meet the award-winning jeweler and savor some cherries or whitefish, local specialties on their new patio/gazebo garden space. Introducing a new line of classic artisan-made alpaca and wool separates. Pair […]

  • Obituary for Jackie “Jack” Aschoff

    Jackie “Jack” Aschoff, 66 of Ellison Bay, WI died at his home on Wednesday August 19, 2015. Respecting his wishes he was cremated and a gathering will be held at a future time.

  • Savory Spoon Offering Labor Day Weekend Classes

    Friends coming for the Labor Day weekend? The Savory Spoon Cooking School has some classes to help prepare for the Labor Day celebrations and to begin the fall season. On Sept. 5 at 9:30 am, join instructor Amy Rebhan and explore tasty salads that are healthy and delicious in “Salads as Savory Meals.” The menu […]

  • The Girl Who Knew Jens Jensen

    Her parents christened her Malin, a popular name in Sweden, meaning true and trustworthy. When she started kindergarten, school officials changed it to Marlene. But it really didn’t matter, because from the time she was a wee girl, she has been called Tudy, the nickname her father gave her. Her parents were Henny and Titus […]

  • Cycling in woods

    Silent Sports Column: Losing Daylight

    On the Thursday night group ride last week, it was the first time this summer that the question of which route we would take was met with, “Well how much sunlight do we have?” It is inevitable that the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler, but that doesn’t necessarily mean workouts […]

  • Grasse Acres goats

    From a Hobby to a Lifestyle: Grasse Acres Goat Farm

      Before they retired from teaching, Lynne and Don Grasse made journeys from their winter home in Rhinelander each summer to their 15-acre hobby farm north of Ellison Bay, driving a pickup truck that carried crates of poultry and dogs and cats, and pulled a trailer hauling their herd of Nigerian dwarf goats. When they […]