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Dishing Out Recpies

May 2, 2018

Halibut Veracruz

For this dish, feel free to use any fish you like — snapper, sea bass or salmon. You decide, it’s so easy and delicious! What You’ll […]
March 20, 2018

Spice-Roasted Leg of Lamb

This lamb is fabulous and is bursting with succulent flavors!  It’s a great addition to your Easter celebration. What You’ll Need: 1- 5 pound leg of […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

October 3, 2018

How to Make the Most of Your Next Team-Building Event

Team-building events, if done right, can yield tremendous benefits, such as increased morale, stronger relationships among team members, and a more cohesive and productive workplace.  But, […]
September 26, 2018

Everything Grapes

It is harvest season for grapes, and we’re here to shed some light on this nutritious fruit! Grapes are a form of berry and come in […]

Kitchen Tips

March 10, 2014

Kitchen Tips: MORE Favorite Things

MORE of Chef Jodi’s favorite things… Salt is the ‘Spice of Life’ Did you know a salt can be prepared many different ways to give it […]
February 10, 2014

Kitchen Tips: “A Few of My Favorite Things”

“These are a few of my favorite [kitchen] things!” We’re introducing a new category of content for the blog! Chef Jodi of Lajollacooks4u has agreed to […]
June 14, 2017

Blackened Seasoning Rub

Tastes great on white fish for grilled fish tacos, but you can use this on almost any type of fish or chicken, as well. What You’ll […]
June 9, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: A Special Birthday Celebration

There’s no better way to celebrate a birthday than being around the ones you love, and that’s exactly what one of our guests did last month! […]
June 7, 2017

Urfa Chilies and Black Garlic Rub

This amazing new rub is packed with delicious and unusual flavors.  It can be used on all types of proteins and vegetables to grill, roast or […]
May 31, 2017

Chef Jodi Visits Local Organic Farm

Last month, Chef Jodi paid a visit to Suzie’s Farm, a 70-acre USDA-certified organic farm located thirteen miles south of downtown San Diego.  Established in 2004, […]
May 25, 2017

Peruvian Grilled (or Roasted) Chicken

What You’ll Need: 1 4-lb. whole chicken (grill or roast or just use chicken parts) 5 cloves garlic, peeled and coarsely chopped 1/3 cup vegetable oil […]
May 18, 2017

Five Tips for Better Team Work

Successful teamwork is the foundation for creating functioning, collaborative teams.  However, it doesn’t come easy.  Attaining this level of teamwork takes work, especially since each team […]
May 17, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Susan and Shari

Lajollacooks4u has always been the perfect venue for special occasions, and lately we’ve had quite a few birthday celebrations coming through our doors.  Our latest involved […]
May 16, 2017

Lajollacooks4u Announces New Team-Building Package

Lajollacooks4u has added another option for companies looking for team-building activities.  The Tapas Cooking Challenge is a two-hour team-building package designed for groups of 10-30 people.  […]
May 11, 2017

Twelve Essential Kitchen Secrets

We all live busy lives, so who doesn’t appreciate making our time in the kitchen as efficient as possible? Below, we’ve curated a list of kitchen […]