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 residents … 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 >

Back to the Blog + A Cooking Competition!

It’s been a while since a new blog post has appeared here. Putting LCE together is definitely more of an undertaking than I imagined, and blogging seems to be the one (of many) items that consistently gets pushed to the bottom of the to-do list. But that’s about to change, my friends! That’s because we’ve … Read More >