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

February 5, 2020

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Kellogg’s, Novartis and Intuit

We had a jam-packed week last week, welcoming THREE different teams into our kitchen! Kellogg’s kicked off the week with a visit on Tuesday, bringing along […]
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 […]

Kitchen Tips

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 […]
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

May 18, 2017

Five Tips for Better Team Work

Successful teamwork is the foundation for creating functioning, collaborative teams.  However, it doesn’t come easy.  Attaining this level of teamwork takes work, especially since each team […]
May 9, 2017

Lajollacooks4u Welcomes Local Law Firm Into Its Kitchen

One of California’s leading firms, Hanna Brophy, stepped away from defending workers’ compensation claims to join Chef Jodi Abel, founder of Lajollacooks4u, for an exciting afternoon […]
February 1, 2017

New Spice Alert: Urfa Chiles and Black Garlic

Urfa chiles and black garlic have recently fell on Chef Jodi’s radar –  and have quickly become her go-to ingredients during her cooking classes and team […]
December 30, 2016

Chef Jodi’s New Year’s Eve Appetizer Menu

Need some food inspiration for your New Year’s Eve party?  Check out Chef Jodi’s NYE appetizer menu to get some ideas of your own! Sauteed Calamari […]
December 20, 2016

Healthy Eating Over the Holidays

More than likely, you’re headed to some kind of holiday party over the next week or so.  Here are five helpful tips to enjoy the party […]
December 15, 2016

Holiday Kitchen Tips

The holiday season is winding to a close, but there’s still a couple holidays to go.  If you plan on entertaining for any of them, not […]
December 13, 2016

Holiday Tablescapes

Nothing is more important than the tablescape when having guests over for some holiday entertaining this month.  Thankfully, we’re here to help you out!  Read on […]
November 16, 2016

Helpful Kitchen Tips for Thanksgiving

The holiday season is upon us, and there’s no better way to enjoy it than with some good old quality time with family and friends.  So, […]
November 15, 2016

Tablescaping 101

If you’re one of the many who will be entertaining this Thanksgiving, the last thing you want to worry about is setting the perfect table.   But […]
November 1, 2016

Four Easy Ways to Incorporate Pumpkin Into Your Diet

We’re in the middle of pumpkin season, and it seems everywhere you look a pumpkin is in sight.  But how exactly do we incorporate this seasonal […]
September 22, 2016

Fall-Friendly Tips

It’s almost October, and it’s time to get into that autumn state-of-mind!  Get your kitchen ready for fall with these helpful tips and tricks: Warm up […]