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Dishing Out Recpies

April 10, 2019

Artichoke Chicken

This delicious dish is so versatile!  Perfect for feeding a large crowd, as well as an intimate gathering.  It's also a big hit for our team-building […]
April 9, 2019

Homemade Flour Tortillas

This is an authentic recipe from my beloved Mariela, my sous chef and right arm for Lajollacooks4u! What You'll Need: 3 cups unbleached flour 1 teaspoon […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

June 12, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen – Steelcase

June has been super busy so far, and Steelcase was the latest guest to join us in our kitchen!  Last week, the industrial furniture manufacturer brought […]
May 30, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Heating Up for the Summer

May was an incredibly busy time in the Lajollacooks4u kitchen, and we closed out the month hosting two large team-building events! Our first group to visit […]

Kitchen Tips

December 15, 2016

Holiday Kitchen Tips

The holiday season is winding to a close, but there’s still a couple holidays to go.  If you plan on entertaining for any of them, not […]
December 13, 2016

Holiday Tablescapes

Nothing is more important than the tablescape when having guests over for some holiday entertaining this month.  Thankfully, we’re here to help you out!  Read on […]
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 […]
February 19, 2016

Book Signing at Bookstar Costa Verde

Mark your calendars for March 19!
January 14, 2016

Happy & Healthy 2016!

As 2015 comes to a close we are looking forward to new flavors, new faces, and new resolutions. The past month has been packed with fantastic […]