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Dishing Out Recpies

June 13, 2018

Strawberry Napoleons

This is a delightful dessert that will impress any guest! We use strawberries, but feel free to incorporate any berry of your choice. What You’ll Need: […]
May 17, 2018

Watermelon Pizza

This is the coolest recipe on the planet!  Inspired by fellow food blogger Brandon Matzek from Kitchen Konfidence, this dish is not only fun to make, […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

October 31, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Lovely Ladies of Aetna

For the last ten years we’ve offered the most popular cooking classes in all of San Diego, and our latest guests came to experience a customized […]
October 29, 2018

Chef Jodi Meets Acclaimed Chef and Restaurateur Yotam Ottolenghi

Earlier this week, Chef Jodi attended an exciting food event sponsored by the San Diego Center of Jewish Culture. Yotam Ottolenghi, the famous Israeli-British chef, restaurant […]

Kitchen Tips

July 8, 2014

Kitchen Tips: Stay Fresh…Garden Fresh

Keep cool and [garden] fresh this summer with these Garden to Table tips! At Lajollacooks4u, we are all about clean, fresh eating and growing our own […]
June 5, 2014

Kitchen Tips: Grilling La Vida Loca

Chef Jodi’s tips for spicing up those grill skills with Latin flavors! Time to get fired up for Grill Season! Put away the ground beef and […]
August 17, 2017

Sauteed String Beans with Tomatoes

Tomatoes are in-season right now, so what better way than to pair them with delicious Romano string beans?  Both are available at your local Farmer’s market! […]
August 15, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: The O’Brien/Lutz Families

Here at Lajollacooks4u, we host a ton of birthday celebrations.  But did you know, we can also bring the party to you? That’s exactly what we […]
August 8, 2017

Tomato and Caper Sauce

This is a lovely pasta sauce and pairs well with grilled chicken or pan-seared fish! So easy and delicious and inspired my friend and chef, Chelsea […]
August 3, 2017

The Importance of Laughter in Relationship Building

Want to get closer to your colleagues at work? Apparently, laughter is the key to creating bonds in and outside the workplace, according to an article […]
August 1, 2017

Spice-Marinated Grilled Chicken

This chicken recipe is perfect for summer grilling! What You’ll Need: 8 boneless chicken breasts or 2 lbs. flank steak 1 jalapeño 1 Tablespoon tomato paste […]
July 24, 2017

Lajollacooks4u Partners with Audi for Summer Corporate Cooking Challenge

Lajollacooks4u welcomed Audi’s Sales and Marketing team last week for an evening of team-building fun!  In San Diego for meetings, the group arrived by bus from […]
July 18, 2017

Lajollacooks4u Welcomes Johnson & Johnson Subsidiary Into Its Kitchen

Lajollacooks4u welcomed Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, last week for one of our signature team-building events! Eighteen team members from its Immunology Department gathered for […]
July 13, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: The Hellerstein’s

July has been off to a great start at Lajollacooks4u!  Just last week we had the Hellerstein family join us for our Farmer’s Market Tour + […]
July 5, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Farmer’s Market Tours

Lajollacooks4u’s Farmer’s Market + Farm-to-Table Cooking Package has become all the rage lately! Sean and Carol Miller visited us from Indianapolis, two super-foodies who enjoyed learning […]