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Dishing Out Recpies

April 10, 2019

Pavlova

With seasonal fruit and fresh whipped cream, this elegant dessert is so simple to prepare and will certainly wow your family and your dinner guests.  This […]
April 10, 2019

Artichoke Chicken

This delicious dish is so versatile!  Perfect for feeding a large crowd, as well as an intimate gathering.  It's also a big hit for our team-building […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

May 1, 2019

Lajollacooks4u Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is this weekend, so get ready to celebrate!  But did you know the origin of this annual celebration?  Contrary to popular belief, May […]
April 28, 2019

Chef Jodi Visits Kitchens for Good as Guest Chef

Chef Jodi is passionate about feeding the hungry in our community, and she has been committed to giving back to those in need over the years.  […]

Kitchen Tips

December 20, 2016

Healthy Eating Over the Holidays

More than likely, you’re headed to some kind of holiday party over the next week or so.  Here are five helpful tips to enjoy the party […]
December 15, 2016

Holiday Kitchen Tips

The holiday season is winding to a close, but there’s still a couple holidays to go.  If you plan on entertaining for any of them, not […]
September 17, 2018

Blintz Souffle

What You’ll Need: 2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup orange juice 7 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup tablespoons butter, melted 2 teaspoons pure vanilla […]
September 17, 2018

Grandma Dorothy’s Coffee Cake

This was my Grandmother’s recipe and was one of my most favorite cakes growing up!  A perfect recipe for the Jewish holidays! What You’ll Need: ¾ […]
September 15, 2018

Falafel Salad

What You’ll Need: ½ cup Tahini sauce ½ cup Italian dressing 1-2 Tablespoons lemon juice 10 falafel balls (broken up into pieces) 3 cups shredded cabbage […]
September 13, 2018

Chef Jodi Cooks for Kaiser Permanente

A couple of weeks ago, Right Hand Events contacted Chef Jodi to be the featured chef for Kaiser Permanente’s building renovation, an event that drew in […]
September 8, 2018

Spanakopita

I received this recipe years ago from a dear friend and have been making it ever since! It’s delicious and feeds a crowd nicely! What You’ll […]
September 5, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Kids Edition

Our cooking classes aren’t just for adults – we love guiding little people around the kitchen, too! Eleven-year-old Claire flew all the way from Ohio to […]
September 2, 2018

Roasted Grapes

This dish can serve as a wonderful appetizer, salad or condiment.  So simple to make and so flavorful! What You'll Need: 1 pound grapes on vine, […]
August 30, 2018

Blueberry Mojito

This is the perfect mock-tail for the holiday weekend!  If you’re looking for an extra kick, add vodka. What You’ll Need: 1/3 cup blueberries, rinsed 2 […]
August 28, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Gourmet Cooking Classes

There’s no better time than now to try our gourmet cooking classes, and we had three lovely ladies come from Florida and Lake Arrowhead, California, to […]