Roast Chicken: Have No Fear!

For some reason, roasting poultry has a bit of a reputation as being a terrifyingly difficult endeavor. The first time I cooked a turkey for Thanksgiving I was so nervous, but it actually turned out to be much easier than I thought and tasted absolutely delicious. Now my roast chickens are one of our favorite […]


Vegan on Vacation: Seville, Spain Edition

Exporting ethics is tricky business. Whether you are the sole vegan at Thanksgiving dinner, or out with a bunch of new travel buddies while traveling abroad, handling ethical issues without seeming like an insensitive, self-involved jerk can be a conundrum.


I Think, therefore, iPad?

We here at Sally J headquarters love technology. Mr. Sally J and I tote laptops to Thanksgiving dinner. Our kids navigate our iPhones better than some adults. I don’t know how we got this way, but somehow we did. So of course it was only a matter of time until we got an iPad.

Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll 11/26

Raise your hand if you’re eating leftover turkey for lunch today.  I am not, I was lazy as hell and took my dad to Cracker Barrel for dinner last night.  I highly recommend it, but more on that later.   For those of you ate work and those of you spending a day off from work […]