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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

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 […]
June 25, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: June Summer Fun

June has been all about team-building events at Lajollacooks4u, as we hosted two large groups in our kitchen last week! The first company to join us […]

Kitchen Tips

February 14, 2017

Baking with Chocolate

Cooking with chocolate can be challenging, so we’re here to offer you some tips! First, Know Your Chocolate Dark With a cacao content in the 70% […]
February 1, 2017

New Spice Alert: Urfa Chiles and Black Garlic

Urfa chiles and black garlic have recently fell on Chef Jodi’s radar –  and have quickly become her go-to ingredients during her cooking classes and team […]
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 […]
October 29, 2018

Chef Jodi Meets Acclaimed Chef and Restaurateur Yotam Ottolenghi

Earlier this week, Chef Jodi attended an exciting food event sponsored by the San Diego Center of Jewish Culture. Yotam Ottolenghi, the famous Israeli-British chef, restaurant […]
October 20, 2018

Baked Apples and Pears

Ever since we wrapped up summer, we couldn’t wait to dish out this perfect-for-fall dessert! This recipe is Paleo-approved, Vegan, Vegetarian, and just downright delicious! During […]
October 20, 2018

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 20, 2018

Pumpkin Soup with Sage

This is a delicious seasonal soup for you and your family to enjoy.  Feel free to substitute butternut squash for pumpkins, if desired. What You'll Need: […]
October 12, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: ResMed

Last week, we kicked off the fall season by hosting 27 members of ResMed for one of our signature cooking challenges!  The San Diego-based medical equipment […]