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Dishing Out Recpies

January 20, 2020

Warm Lemon Pudding Cakes

This sweet treat -- courtesy of Once Upon a Chef -- has become quite the staple in our team-building events! Learn how to recreate this delicious […]
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) […]

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 19, 2019

Chef Jodi’s New Year’s Eve Menu

The New Year is right around the corner! If you're planning on entertaining, take a look at Chef Jodi's menu.  She likes to keep it light […]
December 19, 2019

Tiropita

These are addictive and so delicious!  Great for holiday entertaining.  Feel free to add spinach to them, as well! What You'll Need: 1 – 1 lb. […]
December 19, 2019

Beef Tenderloin with Herbed Horseradish Sauce

What You'll Need 4 lbs. beef tenderloin 4 crushed garlic cloves 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon thyme 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco 1 cup […]
December 3, 2019

Chef Jodi Returns to Kitchens for Good Just in Time for the Holidays

This is the season for giving, and Chef Jodi loves to give back to the community, particularly to Kitchens for Good, a nonprofit whose programs provide […]
April 16, 2019

Chef Jodi Attends Feeding San Diego’s Pairings with a Purpose Event

Chef Jodi is passionate about feeding the hungry, so last weekend, she attended Feeding San Diego’s fourth annual Pairings with a Purpose, a signature spring fundraising […]
January 31, 2019

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 […]
September 20, 2016

Lemon Basil Pesto

Lemons are one of my most favorite ingredients and adding it to your pesto just adds another layer of flavor. Try it with limes instead of […]
July 2, 2016

Marinade and Rub for Brisket or Chuck Roast

Marinade and Rub for Brisket or Chuck Roast Chef Jodi usually prefers chuck roast over brisket for these recipes. Chuck roast has more fat and it literally […]
November 4, 2015

Bourbon and Chocolate Pecan Pie

Bourbon and Chocolate Pecan Pie November is finally here and it's time to break out the pies! This magnificent pecan pie is just the treat to provide […]