Appetizers

July 1, 2019

Mexican Mango Mint Mojito

We recently incorporated this fresh cocktail into our team-building events and corporate cooking challenges, and it has been a big hit!  Make these for a delicious […]
June 13, 2019

Flatbread with Grilled Tomato Basil Sauce

I love making this recipe, the dough is quick and easy and grilling the flatbread is a blast. Topped with the tomato basil sauce, you can’t […]
April 9, 2019

Homemade Flour Tortillas

This is an authentic recipe from my beloved Mariela, my sous chef and right arm for Lajollacooks4u! What You’ll Need: 3 cups unbleached flour 1 teaspoon […]
January 31, 2019

Deviled Eggs with Smoked Salmon

Our friend, Loyce Reuben, inspired us with this delicious recipe! What You’ll Need: 8 large eggs 1/2 cup smoked salmon, finely chopped Dill pickle, finely chopped […]
January 31, 2019

Cherry Tomato Crostini with Homemade Herbed Goat Cheese

What You’ll Need: Herbed Fresh Goat Cheese 2 cups whole goat’s or cow’s milk yogurt 1 generous Tablespoon fresh mixed herbs (be sure to include chives, […]
September 2, 2018

Roasted Grapes

This dish can serve as a wonderful appetizer, salad or condiment.  So simple to make and so flavorful! What You’ll Need: 1 pound grapes on vine, […]
August 30, 2018

Blueberry Mojito

This is the perfect mock-tail for the holiday weekend!  If you’re looking for an extra kick, add vodka. What You’ll Need: 1/3 cup blueberries, rinsed 2 […]
June 20, 2018

Blueberry Margaritas

This is the perfect cocktail for summer! Fresh, easy-to-make and delicious — courtesy of foodandwine.com.  What You’ll Need: 1/4 cup fresh blueberries 1 ounce (2 Tablespoons) […]
January 29, 2018

Garlic Truffle Pomme Frites

These gourmet fries are just to die for — and are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for any event! What You’ll Need: 3 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and […]