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November 29, 2018

Lajollacooks4u Featured on Fox 5 Local News

Last week, Chef Jodi was asked to do a segment about food safety for Thanksgiving for San Diego's Fox 5 News.  Check it out here.
November 27, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: November Culinary Team-Building

November has been a busy month of team building!  Most recently, we hosted 12 members of Illumina – who’s been a guest of ours multiple times […]
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 […]
November 17, 2018

Hasselback Butternut Squash

This is one of our favorite dishes for Thanksgiving, courtesy of bonappetit.com.  Guaranteed to wow your guests this holiday! What You’ll Need: 1 large butternut squash […]
November 16, 2018

Chef Jodi’s Thanksgiving Menu 2018

Thanksgiving is around the corner, so if you're looking for some menu ideas, check out Chef Jodi's menu this year for some Turkey Day inspiration! Appetizers […]
November 13, 2018

Chef Jodi Cooks Her Way Through Italy

Earlier this month, Chef Jodi traveled to Italy where she experienced the height of truffle season. Her first stop was Umbria, a region in Central Italy […]
November 10, 2018

Herbed Sauteed String Beans

What You’ll Need: 1 pound fresh string beans 2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 Tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro 2 Tablespoons fresh chopped flat-leaf parsley 1 Tablespoon minced […]
November 7, 2018

Aleppo and Citrus-Spiced Turkey

Want a new and exciting turkey recipe for Thanksgiving? Try this one out this season! What You’ll Need: For Rub: 1 17 – 24 pound turkey […]
November 5, 2018

Why Lajollacooks4u Team Building is Unique

Jodi Abel, chef and owner of Lajollacooks4u, has crafted several team building programs combining her passion for food and cooking with a strong focus on creating […]