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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 10 Tools I Depend on in my Tiny Kitchen


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 […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Cookbooks


My goal for this site is to inspire folks to make their own creations. Discover new recipes, get a little dirty, and tell stories through food.

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Winter Favorites

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How to Create a Drop-dead Gorgeous Dessert Board

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