Kitchen Tips

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October 6, 2019

Roasted Carrots and Asparagus Bundles

This is a delicious fall recipe.  Feel free to substitute with zucchini! What You’ll Need: 1 pound fresh asparagus spears, tough ends trimmed and discarded 8 […]
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 […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

October 22, 2019

Why Holiday Parties are Important for your Team

Studies show that employees who feel appreciated and are shown signs of gratitude can be up to 50 percent more productive.  On top of that, signs […]
October 9, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: A Special 75th Birthday Celebration

We love celebrating special occasions here at Lajollacooks4u, so we were thrilled when we were asked to host a 75th multi-generation birthday party last week! To […]

Kitchen Tips

August 28, 2019

Back-to-School Snack Ideas

The kids are back in school, and it’s time to start thinking about some after-school snacks!  Never fear, though — we’re here to help you out […]
July 31, 2019

How to Select, Store and Cook Stone Fruit

Now that we’re at the peak of the summer season, it’s time to take advantage of stone fruits! What are stone fruits, you ask?  They’re peaches, […]

Our Team Events

December 17, 2018

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 […]
September 21, 2018

The Benefits of Cooking Competitions for Teams

Just because you put a group together, it doesn’t mean they equal a team. Employees must learn to get along, trust each other and communicate effectively […]
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 […]
January 6, 2019

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 […]
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 […]
March 19, 2018

Get Organized for Passover and Easter!

With April right around the corner, there’s no better time than now to start preparing for your Passover and Easter get-togethers. Here are our tips on […]
March 15, 2018

Getting Your Kitchen Ready for Spring

It’s almost spring! With the weather heating up, it’s time to open up the windows, clear out all the clutter and let your house sparkle. We […]
January 27, 2018

Pairing Wine and Chocolate

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and there’s no better time than now to start polishing up on your wine and chocolate knowledge! But, pairing […]