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Dishing Out Recpies

January 31, 2019

Deviled Eggs with Smoked Salmon

Our friend, Loyce Reuben, inspired us with this delicious recipe! What You’ll Need: 8 large eggs 1/2 cup smoked salmon, finely chopped Dill pickle, finely chopped […]
January 31, 2019

Cherry Tomato Crostini with Homemade Herbed Goat Cheese

What You’ll Need: Herbed Fresh Goat Cheese 2 cups whole goat's or cow's milk yogurt 1 generous Tablespoon fresh mixed herbs (be sure to include chives, […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

April 11, 2019

Chef Jodi’s Passover Menu 2019

Passover doesn’t begin until next Friday, but it’s never too early to get started on your holiday menu! Below are some recipe ideas straight from Chef […]
March 19, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: ServiceNow

Our cooking challenges are all the rage right now, and we recently hosted another group at a location of their choosing.  California-based computer software company ServiceNow […]

Kitchen Tips

November 4, 2015

Prepping for Turkey Day

The Halloween is over, which means now is the perfect time to start planning for the next big holiday event: Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is a classic American holiday and one of our favorites […]
September 30, 2015

Kitchen Tips: It’s the Time of the Season

It's the Time of the Season The summer is fabulous time to enjoy the bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables from your booming local farmer's markets. […]
March 19, 2018

Roasted Tricolor Carrots

This is a flavorful and easy dish for anyone to prepare.  You can also add parsnips, squash or any other vegetable to this.  Enjoy! What You’ll […]
March 15, 2018

Getting Your Kitchen Ready for Spring

It’s almost spring! With the weather heating up, it’s time to open up the windows, clear out all the clutter and let your house sparkle. We […]
March 12, 2018

Lajollacooks4u Incorporates Italian Wine Pairings Into Its Cooking Events

Last week, Chef Jodi attended an Italian wine tasting at San Diego’s Solare restaurant hosted by her friend, Winemaker Lorenzo Scarpone.  There, she tasted a variety […]
March 7, 2018

This Week, Lajollacooks4u is Going Grain-Free!

What does grain-free mean, exactly? Anything made with or from barley, corn, durum, kamut, millet, oats, rice, rye, sorghum, spelt, tuff, triticale, wheat (all varieties), wild […]
March 2, 2018

Red Lentil Soup With Lemon

Elevate your staple Lentil Soup for a fun and new zesty spin! 3 tablespoons olive oil, more for drizzling 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, […]
March 1, 2018

Chef Jodi and Alice Waters Meet in San Diego

This past weekend I had the pleasure of meeting one of my biggest inspiration, Alice Waters. For those of you who don’t know, Alice Waters pioneered […]
February 27, 2018

Paleo Pancakes

What better way to celebrate National Pancake Day than with a healthy alternative to a classic American Favorite? What You’ll Need: 3 ripe bananas 4 eggs […]
February 23, 2018

Killer Turkey Chili

This Turkey Chili is a family favorite, especially during the cold winter months. This chili is guaranteed to knock your socks off, but you can make […]
February 20, 2018

Bring LaJollaCooks4u Into Your Own Home!

You’ve made the New Year’s Resolution to cook more and eat out less but implementing your resolution is harder than you thought, right? We won’t lie […]