Author Archives: ydmalka

About ydmalka

Just sharing my experiences as I learn more about kosher cuisine, from non-kosher cookbooks.

Dry Ice-Cream

I don’t enjoy ice cream the way you enjoy ice cream; let’s just get that out of the way. I suppose there was a time in my life when I could sit down and eat an entire pint or two … Continue reading

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Citron and Rose: A Review

Occasionally, (and I mean truly occasionally) I am upset by the fact that I do not live in a big city, like New York or Los Angeles. I say occasionally, because at heart I am a small-town boy, and like … Continue reading

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I’m back, baby. I’m back!

Sorry, I’ve been watching a lot of Seinfeld lately. But yes, I am back. The fall semester of craziness is over, and Winter break has brought me life’s most precious commodity, time. Specifically, time to just sit down and have … Continue reading

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Welcome back! (He says to himself)

Well folks, I’m back. While last summer was a busy time for CrazyTastyKosher, this year required me to take a hiatus from cooking and writing so I could focus my energies elsewhere. The past few months have been a tremendously … Continue reading

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Some pictures of food, with captions

So, the good news is that I seem to be a little bit ahead of the curve in my A&P class. As a celebratory gesture, and because many people actually want to know what they had been looking at in … Continue reading

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Some pictures of food, and the people who cooked them

Sadly, my life’s a little too hectic right now to allow for a full write up about our most recent dinner, what with studying for A&P ¬†and a zillion other things eating away at my time and sanity. I hope … Continue reading

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Why Homemade is Better

One recent evening, as I was making some popcorn for my kids, Akiva asked, “Why do you make popcorn when you can just buy it from the store?” Akiva is almost four years old, and has a very inquisitive mind. … Continue reading

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