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Dishing Out Recpies

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 […]
June 12, 2019

Rocky Road Chocolate Cake

  This is one decadent cake – so moist and delicious!  You can be creative and add any toppings you want. What You’ll Need: ¾ cup […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

August 22, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Lajollacooks4u Welcomes Watkins Wellness and Generali Global Assistance

  It’s been a week filled with team building here at Lajollacooks4u! First up, we had eight members from Watkins Wellness join us at our La […]
August 15, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Private Cooking Party in Walnut Creek, CA

Summer is a great time to celebrate special occasions, so we were thrilled when we were asked to host a private birthday party in Walnut Creek! […]

Kitchen Tips

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 […]
October 12, 2017

Everything Apples and Pumpkins

Fall is finally here, and there are so many delicious seasonal foods to choose from! We've got some mouthwatering options for you to enjoy (with the […]
March 4, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Emergent BioSolutions

Lately, we’ve been hosting our cooking events at offsite venues, and last week was no exception! Carol Trussler and 22 members of the Emergent BioSolutions Global […]
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 […]