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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

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 […]
August 26, 2016

Sally’s Place Features Chef Jodi in its August Newsletter

Lajollacooks4u would like to give Sally’s Place a HUGE shout-out for showcasing Chef Jodi in this month’s newsletter! Thank you for selecting Lajollacooks4u and sharing some […]
August 26, 2016

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Lajollacooks4u hosts the Powells and the Southwest division of Volunteers of America!

Summer has been off to a busy start at Lajollacooks4u, and we’ve had so much fun hosting guests from all over the country! Our first guests […]
August 26, 2016

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Lajollacooks4u Welcomes the Bensons and Illumina

July was a busy month for Lajollacooks4u, and we’ve had a blast entertaining guests from all over the country! Most recently, we had the Benson family […]
August 26, 2016

Book Signing and Cooking Event with Chef Jodi at The Spice Way!

Join Chef Jodi Abel as she showcases her bestselling cookbook, Lajollacooks4u:  California Cuisine at Spice Way!  She’ll be signing copies, as well as whipping up all […]
August 26, 2016

European Food Tour 2016 — Last Stop: Israel!

Chef Jodi’s last stop on her European Tour was Israel, where she spent the first few days on Moshav Sde Nitzan in the southern part of […]
August 26, 2016

European Food Tour 2016 — Next Stop: Italy!

Chef Jodi’s culinary adventure then took her to Sicily and the charming town of Taormina, where she experienced a Sicilian cooking class with Massimo Tomarchio, a self-taught […]
August 26, 2016

European Food Tour 2016 — First Stop: France!

Chef Jodi has finally returned from her four-week culinary adventure from around the world, and she can’t wait to share all the delicious recipes that she […]
August 26, 2016

Book Signing and Cooking Demonstration at Williams-Sonoma Tomorrow!

Exciting news:  Chef Jodi will be giving a cooking demonstration at Williams-Sonoma's UTC Grand Opening THIS FRIDAY, July 1!  Be sure to stop by and try […]
March 2, 2016

Who’s Been in My Kitchen

Winners Cook! Lajollacooks4u and California's premier real estate company, Coldwell Banker Arnold Associates Real Estate kicked off the new year with a fabulously fun team cooking […]