A Lesson in Adaptive Cooking Tools

Last Friday my friend, Hannah, came to the Look, Cook, and Eat kitchen to teach me and our Facebook friends about adaptive cooking tools (you can check out the Facebook Live piece we did here). Hannah has cerebral palsy and uses a walker to help get around, so the adaptive tools for the kitchen are … Read More >

Iowa State Fair Contest!

  Okay everyone, it’s not too early to start thinking about one of our great state’s most treasured summer traditions — the Iowa State Fair! Look, Cook, and Eat is sponsoring a cooking competition and we want YOU to get involved! Here’s what you need to know… LCE is providing a special opportunity to Iowa … Read More >

French Toast Muffins

4 eggs 1 cup milk 3 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 10 slices cinnamon swirl bread Fresh berries Pancake syrup Powdered sugar Preheat the oven to 350°F. Coat 6 cups of a standard-size muffin pan with nonstick spray. Crack the eggs into a big mixing bowl … Read More >

Chocolate Waffle Cookies with Crushed Peppermints

1 stick butter, cut into pieces 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped 2 eggs 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon instant coffee granules (optional) 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1 to 2 tablespoons milk Crushed … Read More >

Iced maple latte for #nationalcoffeeday

Iced Maple Latte Serves 1 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules 1/4 cup water Ice cubes 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1. Measure the coffee granules into a drinking glass. Add the water. Stir the mixture together until the coffee dissolves. Fill the glass with ice cubes. 2. Pour the milk and maple syrup … Read More >

Thoughts from a summer intern

If you’re an LCE Facebook follower, you already know how much I miss our summer social media intern, Nick Hermon. And it turns out, he misses us too. Here are some of Nick’s thoughts on his time with us this summer that I (and he) would like to share with you: Working for Look, Cook, … Read More >

Tyler's cheeseburger soup recipe

Here’s the recipe for Tyler’s awesome cheeseburger soup! It’s super easy and really good–the pickles and potato chips are non-negotiable! ½ pound lean ground beef 1 cup chopped onion 1 pound Velveeta® cheese 2 cups low-sodium beef broth ¾ cup canned diced tomatoes 5 slices precooked bacon 10 dill pickle slices 2 tablespoons ketchup 2 … Read More >

And we have a winner!

A couple of weeks ago Look, Cook, and Eat sponsored a cooking competition, Super Special Soups, at the venerable Iowa State Fair. The rules were simple: Anyone 16 or older with a disability was invited to enter a soup recipe (nine ingredients or fewer, please) along with a short story about why that soup was special. Prizes were … Read More >

Faces from San Antonio

  I was in San Antonio, Texas, last week, sharing Look, Cook, and Eat with attendees to the 23rd annual Chromosome 18 Research and Registry family conference.  It was a pretty grand few days–not only did I meet some wonderful people and get to see their reaction to LCE (very positive!), but I also got to … Read More >

Thoughts on creating + a video by Larry

I’ve been obsessed with the musical “Hamilton” lately–no big news there, everyone seems to be–and have been thinking a lot about what our country’s Founding Fathers (and let’s not forget the Mothers either!) must’ve felt like as they tried to create something that had never been created before. Wow. A democratic country. What does that … Read More >