Ma Petite Cuisine

Ma petite cuisine (my tiny kitchen), or I should say, my tiny, crowded, disheveled, but very functional kitchen. I’ve worked in plenty of kitchens throughout my life but this is my favorite. It’s a galley really, a little longer than it is wide in a small 1860’s house in one of Buffalo’s older neighborhoods. ForContinue reading “Ma Petite Cuisine”

Baba Ghanouj

One component of dinner last night and lunch today: Hummus’ first cousin, Baba Ghanouj. Pictured here garnished with smoked paprika, za’atar, Aleppo pepper, and virgin oil. Baba Ghanouj Makes about 1 ½ cups 1 medium eggplant, stem removed and split lengthwise 1 medium onion, peeled and quartered 2 jalapeno, seeded and split lengthwise 4 clovesContinue reading “Baba Ghanouj”

24 March 2022

(Note: if you are here for the recipe it is at the bottom of this post) 24 March 2022 Thursday. 11:30am. Starbucks on Delaware. Sitting in the same seat I often did while studying for a BA a few years ago. It feels oddly satisfying. Returned from NYC yesterday via Amtrak. It felt good toContinue reading “24 March 2022”