When I first thought about starting Elyse Creates, I lived in a 400-square foot studio apartment in Koreatown. The kitchen had next to zero counter space, an old oven that rarely heated evenly, and a super fun bug problem. Now, I live in a small one-bedroom apartment (moving on up!) and my kitchen has improved […]
The holidays are looking different this year—not only are many of us isolating to reduce exposure to COVID-19, but a lot of people have lost their jobs or had their hours reduced, making the holiday season extra stressful. So, let’s roll with it the best we can. I’m confirming with family and friends that this […]
When my PMS hits, all I want is sugary cereal and a burger (not together). So, while I don’t typically have a ton of cereal in the apartment—every once in a while, I have to pick some up. My typical standbys are Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Apple Cinnamon Cheerios, and of course, Fruity Pebbles. This cereal […]
Let’s talk waffles. I am truly in love with Belgian waffles. Crispy exterior, pillowy interior, and always topped with strawberries and whipped cream. It is the perfect breakfast food. However, they are often made with yeast, which means they need to be made the night before you want them—and who has the time? Other Belgian […]
Airy and deeply flavorful Thai tea cake layers are complemented by a condensed milk soak and light frosting for the ultimate layer cake.