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Dishing Out Recpies

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 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% […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

April 11, 2019

Chef Jodi’s Passover Menu 2019

Passover doesn’t begin until next Friday, but it’s never too early to get started on your holiday menu! Below are some recipe ideas straight from Chef […]
March 19, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: ServiceNow

Our cooking challenges are all the rage right now, and we recently hosted another group at a location of their choosing.  California-based computer software company ServiceNow […]

Kitchen Tips

November 15, 2016

Tablescaping 101

If you’re one of the many who will be entertaining this Thanksgiving, the last thing you want to worry about is setting the perfect table.   But […]
November 1, 2016

Four Easy Ways to Incorporate Pumpkin Into Your Diet

We’re in the middle of pumpkin season, and it seems everywhere you look a pumpkin is in sight.  But how exactly do we incorporate this seasonal […]
June 20, 2018

Chef Jodi Visits Olivewood Gardens

Chef Jodi recently visited Olivewood Gardens and met with their program director, Callie Burst, to learn more about the center’s mission and impact on the San […]
June 14, 2018

Chef Jodi’s Father’s Day Menu

It’s hard to believe, but Father’s Day is right around the corner already — this Sunday!  If you’re wanting to whip up Dad a home-cooked meal, […]
June 13, 2018

Strawberry Napoleons

This is a delightful dessert that will impress any guest! We use strawberries, but feel free to incorporate any berry of your choice. What You’ll Need: […]
June 11, 2018

Pickled Potato Salad

This dish is perfect for summer barbeques and get-togethers!  Enjoy. What You’ll Need: 2 pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 cup pickled […]
May 29, 2018

Lajollacooks4u Awarded TripAdvisor’s 2018 Certificate of Excellence

Lajollacooks4u is pleased to announce, for the fourth year in a row, it has been named as one of Trip Advisor’s 2018 Certificate of Excellence recipients.  […]
May 28, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Hanna and Zoe

Here at Lajollacooks4u, we know how to celebrate birthdays, so Hanna Gleiberman contacted us to do just that!  Her daughter, Zoe, was turning 21 and had […]
May 28, 2018

Lajollacooks4u Kicks Off Summer with New Seasonal Menu

With temperatures rising, we’re rolling out our new summer menu, a collection of seasonal farm-to-table recipes that are both fresh and delicious. New menu items include: […]
May 24, 2018

All About Pickling

Pickling is so hot right now, and it’s the easiest way to preserve summer’s flavors.  All you need is a little vinegar, salt, sugar and select […]
May 22, 2018

Chef Jodi’s Memorial Day Menu

Memorial Day is this weekend, so if you’re looking for some last-minute food inspiration, check out Chef Jodi’s menu for some ideas!  Also note that some […]