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Dishing Out Recpies

March 3, 2019

Herb-Crusted Halibut with Caper Vinaigrette

This is one of our favorite main courses.  You can use it on many varieties of fish.  We often use chicken for this recipe, as well. […]
March 2, 2019

Vermicelli Rice Pilaf

This delicious side dish is featured in our cookbook - pairs well with so many dishes and is simple to make! What You'll Need: 1 cup […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

May 9, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Birthday Celebration Cooking Challenge

Our signature Cooking Challenges aren’t just made for companies and teams, they are ideal for birthday celebrations, too! Deena Carney wanted to celebrate her birthday in […]
May 1, 2019

Lajollacooks4u Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is this weekend, so get ready to celebrate!  But did you know the origin of this annual celebration?  Contrary to popular belief, May […]

Kitchen Tips

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 […]
September 22, 2016

Fall-Friendly Tips

It’s almost October, and it’s time to get into that autumn state-of-mind!  Get your kitchen ready for fall with these helpful tips and tricks: Warm up […]
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 […]
May 17, 2018

Watermelon Pizza

This is the coolest recipe on the planet!  Inspired by fellow food blogger Brandon Matzek from Kitchen Konfidence, this dish is not only fun to make, […]