Appetizers

Dishing Out Recpies

December 18, 2019

Tiramisu Mousse

This recipe is always a hit when entertaining.  Perfect for New Year’s get-togethers! What You’ll Need: 3 teaspoons instant coffee (I use the Starbucks Via packs) […]
December 18, 2019

Shrimp Salsa Verde

  You can make this simple, elegant dish with many varieties of fish, such as halibut, sea bass and tuna.  It’s completely up to you! What […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

December 30, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: AristaMD

Last week, we welcomed our last group to visit us in 2019!  San Diego-based telehealth company, AristaMD, brought 15 of its team members for a special […]
December 18, 2019

New Year’s Eve 2019 Checklist

There’s nothing like a festive New Year’s Eve party, and with 2020 being right around the corner, you may feel compelled to throw a bash of […]

Kitchen Tips

January 15, 2020

Best Herbs to Grow (and Eat!) this Winter

The days might be longer and the weather a little colder, but it doesn’t mean you have to give up on herbs just because it’s winter! […]
January 8, 2020

Organize for the New Year

It’s a New Year and for many (including us) that means new diet plans, new exercise regimens, and new positive perspectives. Not every resolution will stick […]

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 […]
December 18, 2019

Shrimp Salsa Verde

  You can make this simple, elegant dish with many varieties of fish, such as halibut, sea bass and tuna.  It’s completely up to you! What […]
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 […]
August 28, 2019

Roasted Garbanzo Beans

What You’ll Need: 2 cans garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained 1 Tablespoon olive oil Sea salt and pepper What to Do: Preheat oven to 400 degrees […]
August 28, 2019

Sun-dried Tomato Cucumber Roll-ups

              This is another great after-school snack, as well as a nice appetizer during our team-building events, that is simple […]
August 28, 2019

Apple Rounds with Peanut Butter, Shredded Coconut & Raisins

This is a simple and delicious after-school snack for the kids!  Plus, you can use any type of nut butter you like! What You’ll Need: 2 […]
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 […]