Kitchen Tips

Dishing Out Recpies

November 21, 2019

Dijon Haricot Green Beans with Crispy Shallots

If you're looking for a delicious Thanksgiving green bean recipe, we have you covered!  Not only is this delicious, but it's farm-to-table nutritious, too! What You’ll […]
October 24, 2019

Artichoke, Shiitake Mushroom and Tomatoes Sauteed with Chicken or Fresh Fish

This is a delicious dish that we love to serve to our team-building events and cooking classes!  Can be served over sautéed chicken or fish! What […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

November 12, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Mackay CEO Forums

We had an international group join us in our kitchen last week, as we hosted Mackay CEO Forums!  The Canada-based CEO development program brought 11 of […]
November 4, 2019

Lajollacooks4u Explores Japanese Food Scene

Last month, Chef Jodi traveled to Japan to learn more about Japanese cuisine and immerse herself in Japanese culture. Her first stop was Tokyo, where she […]

Kitchen Tips

July 30, 2019

Summer Tips for Fruits and Veggies

Labor Day is just around the corner, so now is the time to eat all the fresh tomatoes, peppers, berries and stone fruits you can get […]
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 […]

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 […]
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 […]
September 11, 2016

Grilling 101: Tips for your Summer BBQ

Summer is finally here, and there’s no better way to enjoy these warm summer evenings than out by the grill with your family and friends!  Here’s […]
March 2, 2016

Kitchen Tips: How to Boil the Perfect Egg

As the days get longer and warmer, the chickens start to lay more eggs. With the beginning of Spring, March is the month for eggs. I'm sharing […]
February 3, 2016

Kitchen Tips: Keep a Well-Stocked Pantry

The year is finally off and here in La Jolla our schedules are busier than ever. In conjunction with Canned Foods Month this February, I’m sharing […]
December 1, 2015

Easy Holiday Event Planning

As Thanksgiving passes, we find ourselves moving into the next stage of holiday parties. Everyone is having one and we usually always find ourselves having to […]
November 4, 2015

Prepping for Turkey Day

The Halloween is over, which means now is the perfect time to start planning for the next big holiday event: Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is a classic American holiday and one of our favorites […]
September 30, 2015

Kitchen Tips: It’s the Time of the Season

It's the Time of the Season The summer is fabulous time to enjoy the bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables from your booming local farmer's markets. […]