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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 28, 2019

Chef Jodi Visits Kitchens for Good as Guest Chef

Chef Jodi is passionate about feeding the hungry in our community, and she has been committed to giving back to those in need over the years.  […]
April 25, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Suneva Medical

It was finally time to break in our new kitchen, and Suneva was the group to do it! The California-based medical device company brought its team […]

Kitchen Tips

September 11, 2016

Grilling 101: Tips for your Summer BBQ

Summer is finally here, and there’s no better way to enjoy these warm summer evenings than out by the grill with your family and friends!  Here’s […]
March 2, 2016

Kitchen Tips: How to Boil the Perfect Egg

As the days get longer and warmer, the chickens start to lay more eggs. With the beginning of Spring, March is the month for eggs. I'm sharing […]
May 8, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: ICPACE

Here at Lajollacooks4u, we not only host groups from around the country, but those internationally, as well! This week, we greeted 18 members of the International […]
May 8, 2018

Chef Jodi Attends Chefs Cork and Craft Gala Benefiting the San Diego Food Bank

Earlier this month, Chef Jodi attended the Chefs Cork and Craft Gala, an annual event benefiting the San Diego Food Bank.  This was the second year […]
May 8, 2018

Fresh Dill Pesto

This pesto is so fresh and delicious, and enhances any fish, chicken or pasta. What You’ll Need: 2 cups fresh dill 1 cup flat leaf parsley […]
May 7, 2018

Blueberry Lemon Cake

This cake is so moist and delicious and serves as a great cake base! Feel free to mix it up and be creative: you can use […]
May 6, 2018

Fresh Asparagus, Snap Peas and Sundried Tomatoes

This is a healthy and delicious dish.  Try making when asparagus is in-season (in spring) and recently harvested to make it extra flavorful! What You’ll Need: […]
May 3, 2018

Small Business Spotlight: Lajollacooks4u

Chef Jodi Abel didn’t know what to expect when her company, Lajollacooks4u, opened its doors in 2008. “We had no marketing budget, so the first couple […]
May 2, 2018

Halibut Veracruz

For this dish, feel free to use any fish you like -- snapper, sea bass or salmon. You decide, it’s so easy and delicious! What You’ll […]
May 1, 2018

Lajollacooks4u: Your One-Stop Shop For Mother’s Day!

Need gift ideas for Mom?  Mother's Day is a week and a half away, and Lajollacooks4u has everything you need to give the mother in your […]
April 27, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Deloitte

Lajollacooks4u is known for our signature team-building events, and last week we hosted a small group from Deloitte, the industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services […]