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Dishing Out Recpies

September 8, 2018

Spanakopita

I received this recipe years ago from a dear friend and have been making it ever since! It’s delicious and feeds a crowd nicely! What You’ll […]
September 2, 2018

Roasted Grapes

This dish can serve as a wonderful appetizer, salad or condiment.  So simple to make and so flavorful! What You’ll Need: 1 pound grapes on vine, […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

November 29, 2018

Lajollacooks4u Featured on Fox 5 Local News

Last week, Chef Jodi was asked to do a segment about food safety for Thanksgiving for San Diego’s Fox 5 News.  Check it out here.
November 27, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: November Culinary Team-Building

November has been a busy month of team building!  Most recently, we hosted 12 members of Illumina – who’s been a guest of ours multiple times […]

Kitchen Tips

February 2, 2015

Kitchen Tips: Frozen and Fresh

Stay Cool and Fresh: Herbs and Your Freezer Stay Cool, Keep it Frozen: Your Freezer While some on the east coast are able to keep just […]
January 7, 2015

Kitchen Tips: Clean Cooking and Eating in the New Year

Chef Jodi has dished out some tips for keeping true to those New Year’s resolutions for clean cooking and eating! Clean eating what’s garden fresh: Cool […]
November 13, 2017

Eggplant, String Beans and Mushrooms with Fresh Lemon

This recipe is so fresh and delicious – a perfect alternative to green bean casserole! What You’ll Need: 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 Japanese or a […]
November 9, 2017

Thanksgiving Appetizer Presentation

This is a fun and easy appetizer presentation for the holidays!  All you need to do is take either acorn or butternut squash, hollow out the […]
November 7, 2017

Citrus-Spiced Rubbed Turkey

Want a new and exciting turkey recipe for Thanksgiving? Try this one out this season! What You’ll Need: For Rub: 1 17 – 24 pound turkey […]
November 1, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Ross Dress for Less

October was an exciting time here at Lajollacooks4u, and we finished the month off with a fun-filled visit from Ross Dress for Less! Eight of its […]
October 25, 2017

Five Reasons Why You Need to Book a Holiday Party NOW

The holiday season has commenced, and it’s time to really start thinking about the logistics of your holiday work party.  Not only do these events give […]
October 25, 2017

Get Organized for the Holidays

It’s that time of year again!  The holiday season has commenced, and it’s time to get organized before your out-of-town guests come through the door.  We’ve […]
October 24, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Bahar and Sam

Here at Lajollacooks4u we not only offer team-building events and corporate cooking challenges, but provide hands-on gourmet cooking classes, as well. Our latest guests went the […]
October 18, 2017

Almond Butter Coconut Balls

What You’ll Need: 1 cup crunchy non-salted almond butter or crunchy peanut butter 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup 3/4 cup shredded, unsweetened coconut 1 cup course […]
October 12, 2017

Everything Apples and Pumpkins

Fall is finally here, and there are so many delicious seasonal foods to choose from! We’ve got some mouthwatering options for you to enjoy (with the […]