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Dishing Out Recpies

May 4, 2019

Spiced Crusted Salmon with Ginger–Cilantro Yogurt Sauce

With this fresh fish recipe, your body and your tastebuds will be thanking you, it’s guaranteed! You can also use Halibut, Sea Bass or any other […]
April 30, 2019

Vegetable Frittata

This is a delicious — and nutritious — breakfast/brunch option, especially for Mother’s Day!  Feel free to use any vegetables and cheese you desire. What You’ll […]

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

August 24, 2017

Everything Tomatoes

It’s tomato season here at Lajollacooks4u, and there’s never been a better time than now to incorporate this delicious superfood into your diet! Tomatoes are packed […]
May 11, 2017

Twelve Essential Kitchen Secrets

We all live busy lives, so who doesn’t appreciate making our time in the kitchen as efficient as possible? Below, we’ve curated a list of kitchen […]
November 27, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: November Culinary Team-Building

November has been a busy month of team building!  Most recently, we hosted 12 members of Illumina – who’s been a guest of ours multiple times […]
November 17, 2018

Black-Bottom Banana Cream Pie

This foodandwine.com recipe has always been hit in the Lajollacooks4u kitchen! Try it out this Turkey Day. What You’ll Need: Crust 1 ½ cups fine graham […]
November 17, 2018

Hasselback Butternut Squash

This is one of our favorite dishes for Thanksgiving, courtesy of bonappetit.com.  Guaranteed to wow your guests this holiday! What You’ll Need: 1 large butternut squash […]
November 16, 2018

Chef Jodi’s Thanksgiving Menu 2018

Thanksgiving is around the corner, so if you’re looking for some menu ideas, check out Chef Jodi’s menu this year for some Turkey Day inspiration! Appetizers […]
November 13, 2018

Chef Jodi Cooks Her Way Through Italy

Earlier this month, Chef Jodi traveled to Italy where she experienced the height of truffle season. Her first stop was Umbria, a region in Central Italy […]
November 10, 2018

Herbed Sauteed String Beans

What You’ll Need: 1 pound fresh string beans 2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 Tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro 2 Tablespoons fresh chopped flat-leaf parsley 1 Tablespoon minced […]
November 7, 2018

Aleppo and Citrus-Spiced Turkey

Want a new and exciting turkey recipe for Thanksgiving? Try this one out this season! What You’ll Need: For Rub: 1 17 – 24 pound turkey […]
November 5, 2018

Why Lajollacooks4u Team Building is Unique

Jodi Abel, chef and owner of Lajollacooks4u, has crafted several team building programs combining her passion for food and cooking with a strong focus on creating […]
October 31, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Lovely Ladies of Aetna

For the last ten years we’ve offered the most popular cooking classes in all of San Diego, and our latest guests came to experience a customized […]