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Dishing Out Recpies

March 3, 2019

Warm Berry Coulis

This is an enticing blend of fresh fruits mixed with just a hint of sugar. Celebrate the sweetness of spring by topping off some Greek yogurt […]
March 3, 2019

Herb-Crusted Halibut with Caper Vinaigrette

This is one of our favorite main courses.  You can use it on many varieties of fish.  We often use chicken for this recipe, as well. […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

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 […]
April 11, 2019

Chef Jodi’s Passover Menu 2019

Passover doesn’t begin until next Friday, but it’s never too early to get started on your holiday menu! Below are some recipe ideas straight from Chef […]

Kitchen Tips

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 […]
May 16, 2017

Lajollacooks4u Announces New Team-Building Package

Lajollacooks4u has added another option for companies looking for team-building activities.  The Tapas Cooking Challenge is a two-hour team-building package designed for groups of 10-30 people.  […]
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 […]
May 4, 2017

Lajollacooks4u Partners with The Event Team!

Last month, Chef Jodi made a site visit to the offices of The Event Team, a successful full-service destination management company based out of San Diego.  […]
May 2, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Lisa and Ellen

Lajollacooks4u offers a bunch of different culinary packages, and a popular one is our Farmer’s Market Tour & Farm-to-Table cooking class. Lisa and Ellen, two lovely […]
April 25, 2017

Chef Jodi Visits North County Olive Oils

Earlier this month, Chef Jodi paid a visit to North County Olive Oils in Encinitas.  There, she met owner (and fellow Les Dames member) Sue Bush […]
April 18, 2017

Spring Produce at Your Local Farmer’s Market

Spring is in full swing, and there’s no better time to head over to your local Farmer’s Market and check out what’s in-season! Why the Farmer’s […]
April 10, 2017

Chef Jodi’s Passover Menu 2017

  Passover begins this evening, so if you’re looking for some last-minute cooking ideas, read on for some inspiration! For the First Course: Matzoh Ball Soup […]
March 24, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen

Spring has sprung over here at Lajollacooks4u, and we’ve kicked off the season with two longtime friends, Karen and Katie, who came to us to celebrate […]
February 23, 2017

Chef Jodi Explores Food and Wine Scene Around South Africa!

Chef Jodi has returned from her three-week tour through the South African food and wine scene!  Making stops in several cities, she gained a number of […]