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Dishing Out Recpies

October 3, 2018

Paleo Pumpkin Bread

This is a delicious fall dish that caters to everyone’s palates – enjoy! What You’ll Need: 4 eggs 1 15-oz. can pumpkin puree 5 Tablespoons coconut […]
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 […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

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 […]
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.

Kitchen Tips

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 […]
December 3, 2014

Kitchen Tips: Stay Sharp for the Holidays

The holidays will be here before we know it. Stay calm, keep sharp, and cook on! For the happiest holidays, it's important to stay sharp and […]
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 […]
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 […]