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Dishing Out Recpies

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 […]
April 9, 2019

Homemade Flour Tortillas

This is an authentic recipe from my beloved Mariela, my sous chef and right arm for Lajollacooks4u! What You'll Need: 3 cups unbleached flour 1 teaspoon […]

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

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 […]
December 13, 2016

Holiday Tablescapes

Nothing is more important than the tablescape when having guests over for some holiday entertaining this month.  Thankfully, we’re here to help you out!  Read on […]
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 […]
August 24, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Special 75th Birthday Celebration

Lajollacooks4u provides unique and intimate experiences – from team-building events to family get-togethers, private cooking classes to special occasions. Dick Vandervoort and his family came to […]