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Dishing Out Recpies

June 13, 2019

Flatbread with Grilled Tomato Basil Sauce

I love making this recipe, the dough is quick and easy and grilling the flatbread is a blast. Topped with the tomato basil sauce, you can’t […]
June 13, 2019

Turkey Burgers

What You’ll Need: 1 small onion, finely diced 1 Granny Smith apple, grated 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 -2 pounds ground turkey […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

July 9, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Celebrating Independence Day with NERA Consulting

Lajollacooks4u celebrated Independence Day in a big way this year, by welcoming NERA Consulting into its kitchen for a second time! Twenty-seven of the company’s team […]
July 3, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Vistage and the Cannons

Things have been heating up in the Lajollacooks4u kitchen this summer, as we welcomed Vistage into our La Jolla-based venue last week.  The executive coaching organization […]

Kitchen Tips

November 9, 2017

Thanksgiving Appetizer Presentation

This is a fun and easy appetizer presentation for the holidays!  All you need to do is take either acorn or butternut squash, hollow out the […]
October 25, 2017

Get Organized for the Holidays

It’s that time of year again!  The holiday season has commenced, and it’s time to get organized before your out-of-town guests come through the door.  We’ve […]

Our Team Events

February 9, 2016

Family Reunions and Team Building Events

Bram Wiley Family Reunion Bram Wiley who met up with cousins traveling from Washington state, Alaska, Arizona as well as California kicked off the New Year […]
October 4, 2013

Kicking Off Fall with Touchdown Team-Building

With Football charging into the scene, we have team-building events that are a touchdown! We kicked off Fall with one of our most competitive team-building events […]
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. […]
March 2, 2019

Vermicelli Rice Pilaf

This delicious side dish is featured in our cookbook - pairs well with so many dishes and is simple to make! What You'll Need: 1 cup […]
March 1, 2019

Lemon Crème Brûlée Tart with Raspberries

Nothing says spring quite like this sweet treat!  This lemon crème brulee is both light and creamy and perfect for you and your loved ones. What […]
February 18, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: An Evening with Congregation Beth El

Earlier this month, Chef Jodi was invited by Rabbi Ron Shulman to conduct a special cooking demonstration for Congregation Beth El during its Thursday night learning […]
February 15, 2019

Three-Layer Flourless Chocolate Cake

This is inspired and adapted from The Smitten Kitchen - fabulous if you’re looking for a gluten-free dessert! What You’ll Need: Cake layers 12 oz 72% […]
February 12, 2019

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake with a Salted Caramel Glaze

What You’ll Need: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Nonstick cooking spray 2 cups unbleached flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 […]
February 12, 2019

Chocolate-Dipped Oreo Bites

What You’ll Need: 1 14-oz. package of Oreos 1 8-oz. package of cream cheese, softened 1 12-oz. package of chocolate chips, melted What You’ll Need: Crush […]
February 5, 2019

Winter Fruits and Veggies: What’s In-Season Now

  Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you have to stop eating nutritiously!  This time of the year is actually the prime season for certain types […]