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Dishing Out Recpies

July 11, 2018

Cucumber Salad

This is the simplest salad in the world!  So fresh, easy and delicious! What You'll Need: 4-5 Persian cucumbers, very thinly sliced 1/2 cup rice vinegar […]
July 9, 2018

Fresh Fruit Tart

You can use any fresh stone fruit you like – peaches, nectarines, plums, berries – completely your choice! What You’ll Need: For Crust: 1 cup all-purpose […]

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 29, 2017

Smoked Brisket

With weather cooling down into September, and that long Labor Day weekend, we know everyone will be squeezing in the last of the neighborhood barbeques and […]
August 29, 2017

Bruschetta

During one of my cooking classes, one of my guests just started adding all these delicious ingredients together and it ended up being the most wonderful […]
August 24, 2017

Everything Tomatoes

It’s tomato season here at Lajollacooks4u, and there’s never been a better time than now to incorporate this delicious superfood into your diet! Tomatoes are packed […]
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 […]