Natalie Baker

Dishing Out Recpies

March 18, 2020

Wild Mushroom Soup

Mushrooms contain a great deal of vitamins and minerals -- such as folate, potassium and magnesium -- making them a superfood ingredient to any recipe.  This […]
March 14, 2020

Pan-Seared Chicken Breast with Dijon Sauce

  This is such a simple and elegant meal.  Perfect for spring! What You'll Need: 6 chicken breast fillets or chicken thighs Coarse sea salt and […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

March 18, 2020

Safe Grocery Shopping Tips During Coronavirus

Is it safe to go to the grocery store right now?  Given that we’re in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, that’s a question we’re probably […]
March 18, 2020

9 Fruits and Vegetables that Stand the Test of Time

With the news changing minute by minute, nothing is certain anymore.  Which is why it’s so important to stock up on food items that won’t go […]

Kitchen Tips

March 31, 2020

Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Freeze

Did you know you can freeze more than just leftovers?  Many of us may be stockpiling each time we go to the grocery store, so here’s […]
March 18, 2020

Inspirational Home Projects

In order to slow the spread of the coronavirus within the U.S., we’ve all been advised to practice social distancing.  But how can we do this […]

Our Team Events

December 27, 2019

Team Building in the New Year

With the new year just beginning, there’s no better time to recognize and celebrate all your team’s accomplishments in 2019.  Here’s why throwing a team-building event […]
December 9, 2019

Creative Ways to Recognize Employees This Holiday Season

Every employee wants to feel appreciated and valued, and the end of the year is a great time to recognize their hard work.  Aside from a […]
January 29, 2020

Chef Jodi’s Super Bowl Menu

Have you been searching for some tasty appetizer recipes?  The Super Bowl is THIS Sunday, so we're here to share some delicious and nutritious dishes for […]
January 15, 2020

Health Benefits of Tea

It’s the beginning of the New Year, and many of us are looking to eat and live healthier, making tea a great option.  Here’s why switching […]
December 3, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Hologic

Earlier this week, we hosted our first holiday party of the season – the wonderful team at Hologic!  Allison Ericson brought three of her team members […]
December 3, 2019

Chef Jodi Returns to Kitchens for Good Just in Time for the Holidays

This is the season for giving, and Chef Jodi loves to give back to the community, particularly to Kitchens for Good, a nonprofit whose programs provide […]
December 2, 2019

Holiday Cookies

We’re in the thick of the holiday season, so what better time of the year to make (and gift) holiday cookies!  Here are our tried-and-true recipes, […]
November 26, 2019

Chef Jodi’s Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Delicious food, time spent with family, giving thanks for all we have … It’s almost Thanksgiving, my favorite time of the year.  But even though I […]
November 22, 2019

Chef Jodi’s 2019 Thanksgiving Menu

Need some help with Thanksgiving dish ideas?  We're here to help you out.  Take a look at Chef Jodi's menu for this year to give you […]
November 22, 2019

Wild Mushroom and Gruyere Toast

This is a fabulous appetizer that is guaranteed to wow your guests this Thanksgiving!  So easy and so delicious! What You'll Need: One loaf of fresh […]
November 22, 2019

Cajun Spiced Turkey

Add some spice to your Thanksgiving turkey with this fabulous Cajun seasoning! What You'll Need: Rub and dry brine 2 1/2 Tablespoons paprika 3 Tablespoons cumin […]