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Dishing Out Recpies

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 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 […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

March 4, 2019

Lajollacooks4u Brings Our Events on the Road

We are proud to announce that we can now accommodate teams of 30 people or more in an off-site venue location.  In fact, we've recently hosted […]
March 4, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Emergent BioSolutions

Lately, we’ve been hosting our cooking events at offsite venues, and last week was no exception! Carol Trussler and 22 members of the Emergent BioSolutions Global […]

Kitchen Tips

June 3, 2015

Kitchen Tips: If It’s In Season, Get Eatin’

If It's In Season, Get Eatin' This month is all about those beautiful seasonal fruits and vegetables. There are so many fresh garden goodies readily available […]
May 5, 2015

Kitchen Tips: Berry Berry Fresh

Berry Berry Fresh! This month is all about the sweetness of spring and prime garden freshness. If you snuck a peak at our delicious May recipes, you might […]
January 26, 2018

Roasted Butternut Squash, Beets, Pepitas and Feta Salad

To complement the other dishes in this month's menu, we pulled together the perfect salad appetizer.  Serve up just the veggies or drizzle our Balsamic Vinaigrette […]
January 25, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Apex Fun Run and ID Analytics

We kicked off our 10-year anniversary this month by welcoming a local, for-profit organization into our kitchen! Apex Fun Run, an organization that partners with schools […]
January 24, 2018

Marinated Flank Steak

This is a delicious entrée – perfect for a night in or to celebrate a special event! What You’ll Need: 1-3 lb. Flank Steak 1/3 cup […]
January 24, 2018

Roasted Beet Salad with Fennel, Fresh Nectarines and Goat Cheese

This is a wonderfully fresh dish – full of flavor and nutrients! What You’ll Need: 3 fresh beets 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 fennel, thinly sliced […]
January 22, 2018

We’re Celebrating Our 10-year Anniversary!

Lajollacooks4u has achieved another major milestone this month: we're celebrating 10 years in business! The company came into fruition after Chef Jodi experienced her first cooking […]
January 20, 2018

Chocolate Melting Cake

One of our favorite lovey-dovey desserts, which is also a hit among the guests who join us for Valentine's Day and - well - any other […]
January 17, 2018

Eight Cold and Flu-Fighting Foods to Help Boost Your Immune System

We are in the thick of cold and flu season, and it seems like this year is hitting all of us particularly hard.  Hand-washing, regular exercise […]
January 10, 2018

White Bean Tuscan Soup

This is a wonderful winter soup that is full of flavor.  If desired, remove the prosciutto and add vegetable stock for a vegetarian dish! What You’ll […]
January 5, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Closing Out 2017

2017 was an amazing year for us, and we ended it with a bang – hosting two team-building holiday parties the end of December. Our first […]