Chef Linda
Linda Soper-Kolton, Chef, came to the Sanctuary as a guest chef to share her love of compassionate cooking in our then-fledgling culinary program. Lured by the magic of the Sanctuary, her love of animals and the urgency of our mission, Linda stayed on to lead and grow the culinary program, inspiring and educating with love, patience, and delicious food.
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Chef Sara
Sara Boan, Chef, joined the Sanctuary staff in 2016 and has been developing recipes and sharing her passion for vegan cooking ever since. She teaches award-winning year-round vegan cooking classes at The Homestead and leads food demos for weekend tour visitors in the spring, summer and fall. When she’s not teaching, Sara is most likely spending time with her partner, snuggling with her rescued kitties or enjoying a cup of freshly brewed oolong tea.
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Super Duper Simple Nachos

In a recent survey last year, nachos were ranked number one, not wings, as the number Super Bowl finger food.Ingredients1…

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Cannellini Bean and Butternut Squash Stew

Cannellini beans and winter squash were made for each other. The beautiful color combination, velvety texture and comforting taste of…

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Stuffed Cabbage

Imagine a cold night, a warm hearth, good company and a steaming plate of plump stuffed cabbage. Sounds perfect.Ingredients2 tablespoons…

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What’s in Season Now: Cabbage

What's in Season Now: Cabbage An Irish proverb says, there's no use boiling your cabbage twice. While the adage may…

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Kitchen Tip: Removing Seeds from Squash

As much as I love winter squash, in all its varieties, one thing I can't stand is the seeding. In…

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Ask the Chef: Organized but Overwhelmed

Ask the Chef: Organized but Overwhelmed Dear Chef Linda,  I make an effort to be organized when it comes to…

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What’s in Season Now: Winter Squash

What's in Season Now: Winter Squash Saying goodbye to summer’s bounty can be heartbreaking. During the sultry days of summer,…

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Butternut Black Bean Quesadillas

Orange and black are the colors of Halloween – and of this delicious and easy meal to make for all…

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“Buffalo” Mozzarella

Buffalo mozzarella is referred to as an old world Italian delicacy, made from the milk of the Italian water buffalo…

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Eggplant Lasagna

Noodles are nice, but eggplant is better! If you love lasagna but want a healthier approach, try this Eggplant Lasagna…