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Explore the joys of eating compassionately with Chefs Linda and Sara through cooking classes, weekend food tastings, and recipes.

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Meet Shirley. Shirley was brought to Catskill Animal Sanctuary with her goat friend, Thelma, in 2013. Their family was moving out of state and decided to give them to a neighbor for slaughter. When they were rescued, Shirley was timid and tightly bonde …

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Spicy Thai Coconut Soup

Soup’s On! It’s National Soup Month!

Soup’s On! It’s National Soup Month! Soup. You’ve gotta love it. In fact, it’s rumored that Andy Warhol loved soup so much that he ate it every day for lunch for 20 years. And you thought that painting with all the soup cans was for laughs; It was a testimony of love. It’s been said that the early Greeks sold soup …

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Product Review: Field Roast Vegan Sausages

Product Review: Field Roast’s Vegan Sausages

Product Review: Field Roast’s Vegan Sausages There’s something utterly irresistible about a great sausage. The combination of that tempting smoky-sweet flavor, dense, chewy texture, and herbs (especially sage!) makes for a top-notch eating experience. Luckily for us, we can get all those great qualities without causing any harm to our animal friends, thanks to Field Roast. In this product review, …

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Chef Sara's Favorite Cookbooks for Gift-Giving

Chef Sara’s Favorite Cookbooks for Gift-Giving

Most anyone who knows me knows that I love cookbooks. My diverse and eclectic collection, dating from the mid-1800s to the present day, has a central location in my home, so I can easily retrieve a volume or two (…or three!) to leaf through while enjoying a cup of tea. In the evenings, I often take a cookbook back to …

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