Sue’s Incredible Chocolate Birthday Cake

  Thanks, everyone, for showing up for my birthday celebration on Monday during Facebook Live! And thanks to Charlie for his help in the kitchen — always love having him here. As promised, here’s the recipe for the chocolate cake that he and I made together. It’s a GREAT cake, so easy and much better … Read More >

Super Special Corn Creations @ the Iowa State Fair

Oh. My. Goodness. You guys, I’m still on a high from Wednesday’s cooking competition at the Iowa State Fair. Charlie and I arrived at the Elwell Family Center, where all of the food competitions take place, not really knowing what to expect. I knew we had about 25 people signed up to enter their recipes … Read More >

Get to Know: Jo!

A little over a year ago, Look, Cook, and Eat hired its first employee — Jo Hoss! Jo is our Data Base Coordinator, which means she is in charge of taking all of the photos, voice overs, and videos that we produce for our recipes and transfering them to the data base that houses all … Read More >

Watermelon Cupcakes with Angela (recipe included!)

What a great time Angela and I had today making watermelon cupcakes for Facebook live! Did you get to see it? If not, check it out here. These cupcakes are easy to make and, of course, delicious to eat, plus they make everyone ooh and ahh. You’ll definitely want to make them, so here’s the … Read More >

What is Independence?

Happy 4th of July, everyone! The holiday got me thinking a little bit about independence — what does that word mean to you? I know that for a lot of our Look, Cook, and Eat friends, a large part of being independent is being able to do daily life “things,” like living on their own, … Read More >

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 >