"I wanna help too!" Is a common comment from my two year old when we are cooking.
Tonight my husband was making dinner, but Kellan saw me opening the freezer to choose a vegetable option, so I let him choose. He wanted corn.
Then he said he wanted to help cook it. He is used to dragging a chair from the kitchenette table to the counter so that he is tall enough to help when we bake or cook something a little more complex.
Today all we needed to do was boil water and pour in the frozen corn. Nonetheless he wanted to help, so although we didn't need a chair, I held him up high enough to reach and let him fill the pot. Then we waited for the water to boil. Then he dumped in the corn.
When it was done and dinner was on plates, he scooped the corn and said "Mmmmm." before he even got the spoon into his mouth. He always likes foods best when he made them!