Kitchen Tips

Dishing Out Recpies

December 18, 2019

Sour Cream Streusel Coffee Cake

This is a delicious holiday dessert, courtesy of Bon Appetit.  Enjoy! What You’ll Need: 1 ¼ cups coarsely chopped walnuts ¾ – 1 cup (packed) golden […]
December 16, 2019

Beef Tenderloin with a Mustard Seed Herb Rub

This delicious dish pretty much works with any meat and has so much flavor!  Try with Prime Rib to make it a delicious holiday meal staple. […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

December 17, 2019

Chef Jodi’s Hanukkah Menu

Hanukkah begins this Sunday, so we’re here with Chef Jodi’s menu to help give you some cooking inspiration! Appetizer: Smoked Trout Dip with Naan Bites Main […]
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 […]

Kitchen Tips

January 6, 2020

Healthier Eating in the New Year

Want to eat healthier this year? A lot of us want to, but don’t know exactly how to go about it.  That’s why it’s easier to […]
December 4, 2019

Edible Gifts for the Holidays

If you’re looking for some last-minute gift ideas, why not make your own?  All of these homemade treats make delicious gifts – just be sure to […]

Our Team Events

August 28, 2019

Three Reasons Why You Need to Book a Private Cooking Party This Fall

This summer, we announced we will offer Private Cooking Parties to our guests, and already we’ve seen a spike in bookings as the fall season arrives.  […]
August 14, 2019

Overcoming the Summer Slump at Work

It’s August, and we’re officially in the “dog days of summer.” But even though the temperatures are rising, it doesn’t necessarily mean our productivity levels are, […]
June 18, 2019

How to Keep Team Members Motivated This Summer

Summer is here!  But while the season can mean “vacation” and “fun in the sun” for some, it can be a drag for those stuck in […]
May 21, 2019

Six Easy Ways to Master the Grill

Memorial Day is this weekend, and there’s no better time than now to polish up on your grilling technique!  Here are some of our tips on […]
March 29, 2019

Getting Your Kitchen Spring-Ready

Spring has sprung, and the time has come to spruce up your kitchen for this new season.   Here’s how you can get your kitchen spring-ready in […]
March 21, 2019

Ingredients to Get You Excited About Spring Cooking

Spring is finally here, and it’s time to get excited about fresh foods and crisp flavors!  That’s why we’ve compiled a list of foods that you […]
February 5, 2019

Winter Fruits and Veggies: What’s In-Season Now

  Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you have to stop eating nutritiously!  This time of the year is actually the prime season for certain types […]
October 20, 2018

Get Organized for the Holidays

It’s that time of year again!  The holiday season has commenced, and it’s time to get organized before your out-of-town guests come through the door.  We’ve […]
May 24, 2018

All About Pickling

Pickling is so hot right now, and it’s the easiest way to preserve summer’s flavors.  All you need is a little vinegar, salt, sugar and select […]
April 24, 2018

Mexican Cheeses 101

Who doesn’t love cheese?  With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, we’ve rounded up five excellent Mexican cheeses that you need to start cooking with […]
March 26, 2018

Tips to Improve Your Farmers Market Experience

The weather is finally heating up, which makes it an ideal time to visit your local farmers market.  If you’ve never been to one before or […]