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Beyond Door County fish boils

Beyond Door County fish boils

ELLISON BAY, Wis. — The sweet aroma of onions caramelizing in a skillet is impossible to miss as vacationers enter the classroom in an old schoolhouse not far from the northern tip of Wisconsin's Door Peninsula.

The 16 students, a mix from children to retirees, didn't come for a traditional lesson in English or math. Instead, the visitors from northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin gathered to learn how to make palate-pleasing pizzas from scratch.

"I want to thank you all for coming and spending one of your Door County evenings with me," said Janice Thomas. As the co-owner of the Savory Spoon Cooking School, which shares an 1870s building with her artisanal...