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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 […]
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 […]
February 3, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Amazon

January was an incredible month for us, so what better way to have ended it than by hosting the Amazon team! Melina Alvarado was looking for […]
January 31, 2019

Deviled Eggs with Smoked Salmon

Our friend, Loyce Reuben, inspired us with this delicious recipe! What You’ll Need: 8 large eggs 1/2 cup smoked salmon, finely chopped Dill pickle, finely chopped […]
January 31, 2019

Cherry Tomato Crostini with Homemade Herbed Goat Cheese

What You’ll Need: Herbed Fresh Goat Cheese 2 cups whole goat's or cow's milk yogurt 1 generous Tablespoon fresh mixed herbs (be sure to include chives, […]
January 22, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Last week, we hosted Janssen Pharmaceuticals in a venue of their choosing – the Hilton Torrey Pines – for our signature Foodie Truck cooking challenge! Piet […]