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Dishing Out Recpies

December 1, 2018

Easy Peasy Potstickers

Potstickers are a definite fan favorite. They are fun to make and even more fun to eat! Bring these out as appetizers for your party guests […]
November 17, 2018

Black-Bottom Banana Cream Pie

This foodandwine.com recipe has always been hit in the Lajollacooks4u kitchen! Try it out this Turkey Day. What You’ll Need: Crust 1 ½ cups fine graham […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

February 18, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: An Evening with Congregation Beth El

Earlier this month, Chef Jodi was invited by Rabbi Ron Shulman to conduct a special cooking demonstration for Congregation Beth El during its Thursday night learning […]
February 3, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Amazon

January was an incredible month for us, so what better way to have ended it than by hosting the Amazon team! Melina Alvarado was looking for […]

Kitchen Tips

December 1, 2015

Easy Holiday Event Planning

As Thanksgiving passes, we find ourselves moving into the next stage of holiday parties. Everyone is having one and we usually always find ourselves having to […]
November 4, 2015

Prepping for Turkey Day

The Halloween is over, which means now is the perfect time to start planning for the next big holiday event: Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is a classic American holiday and one of our favorites […]
March 19, 2018

Get Organized for Passover and Easter!

With April right around the corner, there’s no better time than now to start preparing for your Passover and Easter get-togethers. Here are our tips on […]
March 19, 2018

Roasted Tricolor Carrots

This is a flavorful and easy dish for anyone to prepare.  You can also add parsnips, squash or any other vegetable to this.  Enjoy! What You’ll […]
March 15, 2018

Getting Your Kitchen Ready for Spring

It’s almost spring! With the weather heating up, it’s time to open up the windows, clear out all the clutter and let your house sparkle. We […]
March 12, 2018

Lajollacooks4u Incorporates Italian Wine Pairings Into Its Cooking Events

Last week, Chef Jodi attended an Italian wine tasting at San Diego’s Solare restaurant hosted by her friend, Winemaker Lorenzo Scarpone.  There, she tasted a variety […]
March 7, 2018

This Week, Lajollacooks4u is Going Grain-Free!

What does grain-free mean, exactly? Anything made with or from barley, corn, durum, kamut, millet, oats, rice, rye, sorghum, spelt, tuff, triticale, wheat (all varieties), wild […]
March 2, 2018

Red Lentil Soup With Lemon

Elevate your staple Lentil Soup for a fun and new zesty spin! 3 tablespoons olive oil, more for drizzling 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, […]
March 1, 2018

Chef Jodi and Alice Waters Meet in San Diego

This past weekend I had the pleasure of meeting one of my biggest inspiration, Alice Waters. For those of you who don’t know, Alice Waters pioneered […]
February 27, 2018

Paleo Pancakes

What better way to celebrate National Pancake Day than with a healthy alternative to a classic American Favorite? What You’ll Need: 3 ripe bananas 4 eggs […]
February 23, 2018

Killer Turkey Chili

  This Turkey Chili is a family favorite, especially during the cold winter months. This chili is guaranteed to knock your socks off, but you can […]