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Dishing Out Recpies

December 2, 2019

Holiday Cookies

We’re in the thick of the holiday season, so what better time of the year to make (and gift) holiday cookies!  Here are our tried-and-true recipes, […]
November 22, 2019

Wild Mushroom and Gruyere Toast

This is a fabulous appetizer that is guaranteed to wow your guests this Thanksgiving!  So easy and so delicious! What You’ll Need: One loaf of fresh […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

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 […]
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 […]

Kitchen Tips

November 7, 2019

Getting your Kitchen Holiday Ready with Seven Easy Steps

The holiday season is underway, with Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah right around the corner. It’s no wonder that we use our kitchen more during the next […]
November 3, 2019

Everything Fall

Now that the weather has turned and it’s getting a little cooler, we are all about roasting vegetables this time of year!  Pumpkin and all kinds […]

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, […]
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 […]
July 1, 2015

Fresh Fruit Tart

There’s nothing quite like fresh fruit in the spring and summer time! Everything is ripe and seasonal and oh so sweet.  What You’ll Need: For Crust: […]
March 3, 2015

Peri Peri Sauce

As with all of her foodie adventures, Chef Jodi has brought back recipes to share! You didn’t think Chef Jodi would travel to South Africa and […]
October 31, 2014

Pumpkin Pie Pecans

Pumpkin-this, Pumpkin-that… Take a (mini) break from your pumpkin-everything with this deliciously sweet treat! These pecans are magical during the holidays. They’re the perfect topping with […]