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Dishing Out Recpies

April 3, 2019

Cape Town Lamb

This is a South African entree that will certainly feed a crowd!  Perfect for Passover, as well as Easter celebrations. What You'll Need: For the Lamb: […]
March 3, 2019

Warm Berry Coulis

This is an enticing blend of fresh fruits mixed with just a hint of sugar. Celebrate the sweetness of spring by topping off some Greek yogurt […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

May 22, 2019

Chef Jodi’s Memorial Day Menu 2019

Memorial Day is this weekend, so if you’re looking for a little bit of cooking inspiration for this festive holiday, you’ve come to the right place!  […]
May 15, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Another Side Tours

May has been a busy month for team-building events, and last week was no exception.  Another Side Tours, San Diego’s top-rated tour company, brought in a […]

Kitchen Tips

November 16, 2016

Helpful Kitchen Tips for Thanksgiving

The holiday season is upon us, and there’s no better way to enjoy it than with some good old quality time with family and friends.  So, […]
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 […]
July 30, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Weekend Culinary Adventure

Lajollacooks4u’s Weekend Culinary Adventure is one of our most popular summertime service offerings, and mother-daughter duo, Teresa and Emily, were the latest to give this package […]
July 19, 2018

Chef Jodi Visits Coastal Roots Farm

Earlier this month, Chef Jodi paid a visit to the Coastal Roots Farm, a nonprofit community farm and education center located in Encinitas. The Farm is […]
July 11, 2018

Cucumber Salad

This is the simplest salad in the world!  So fresh, easy and delicious! What You'll Need: 4-5 Persian cucumbers, very thinly sliced 1/2 cup rice vinegar […]
July 9, 2018

Fresh Fruit Tart

You can use any fresh stone fruit you like – peaches, nectarines, plums, berries – completely your choice! What You’ll Need: For Crust: 1 cup all-purpose […]
July 3, 2018

Chef Jodi’s 4th of July Menu

It's time to celebrate Independence Day, and if you're looking for some menu inspiration, you've come to the right place!  Below is the menu Chef Jodi […]
June 28, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Foodies from Kansas City

We offer a variety of cooking experiences at Lajollacook4u, and a popular one is our gourmet cooking classes!  Susan Watson brought two of her fellow foodie […]
June 27, 2018

Culinary Tourism is On The Rise

Culinary tourism, a trend where travelers specifically seek out destinations and activities that offer eating and drinking experiences, has become one of the fastest-growing and most […]
June 20, 2018

Blueberry Margaritas

This is the perfect cocktail for summer! Fresh, easy-to-make and delicious -- courtesy of foodandwine.com.  What You'll Need: 1/4 cup fresh blueberries 1 ounce (2 Tablespoons) […]
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 […]