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September 17, 2018

Grandma Dorothy’s Coffee Cake

This was my Grandmother’s recipe and was one of my most favorite cakes growing up!  A perfect recipe for the Jewish holidays! What You’ll Need: ¾ […]
September 15, 2018

Falafel Salad

What You’ll Need: ½ cup Tahini sauce ½ cup Italian dressing 1-2 Tablespoons lemon juice 10 falafel balls (broken up into pieces) 3 cups shredded cabbage […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

December 13, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: BD Biosciences

BD Biosciences visited our kitchen this month for the second time!   Known as one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world, the […]
December 6, 2018

Holiday Edible Gifts

Looking for a unique way to spread the cheer this holiday season? Try gifting these Chocolate-dipped Spoons!  Simply dip in hot coffee or hot milk for […]

Kitchen Tips

April 1, 2015

Kitchen Tips: Spring Cleaning, Anyone?

Keep your kitchen clean this spring, with these tips! Spring is upon us and that means out with the old and in with new…It’s that time […]
March 3, 2015

Kitchen Tips: Pass the Paper Towel, Please!

At Lajollacooks4u, we are all about making the most of what we’ve got. When it comes to resources, Lajollacooks4u hates to waste. That’s why we find […]
December 6, 2017

Florentines

  This is the easiest cookie to make and will impress your guests! Plus, they freeze beautifully and make lovely hostess gifts! What You’ll Need: 2 […]
December 4, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Capstone Advisors

Holiday party season is upon us, and the latest to celebrate their end-of-the-year gathering was Capstone Advisors, a local real estate investment and development company. Twenty-five […]
November 30, 2017

Giving Back for the Holidays

Lajollacooks4u is pleased to announce it is collaborating with the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank as part of a five-week cooking series with a […]
November 21, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Jon and Emmeline

One of the things that sets Lajollacooks4u apart is our ability to customize our menu to every guest’s preferences! Jon and Emmeline came to us to […]
November 16, 2017

Last-Minute Thanksgiving Tips

Have you put off planning for Thanksgiving? Not to worry! We’re here with some last-minute tips to help your holiday go smoothly. Use Your Own Herbs […]
November 15, 2017

Everything String Beans

Tired of the same old green bean casserole this Thanksgiving?  Vegetables are our favorite food group here at Lajollacooks4u, so we’ve come up with three different […]
November 14, 2017

Pears Blanched in White Wine with a Pecan Crumble

This makes a stunning presentation and is a wonderful Thanksgiving dessert! What You’ll Need: ¾ cup sugar 1 cup water 2 cups medium dry white wine […]
November 14, 2017

Thanksgiving Menu Ideas

Thanksgiving is a WEEK away, so if you’re having a hard time coming up with menu ideas, we’re here to provide inspiration!  Below are some of […]
November 13, 2017

Roasted Green Beans with Lemon, Pine Nuts & Parmigiano

What You’ll Need: 2 lbs. fresh green beans, rinsed well, stem ends trimmed 1 small head garlic 1/4 cup plus 2 T extra-virgin olive oil 1-1/2 […]