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Dishing Out Recpies

August 30, 2018

Blueberry Mojito

This is the perfect mock-tail for the holiday weekend!  If you’re looking for an extra kick, add vodka. What You’ll Need: 1/3 cup blueberries, rinsed 2 […]
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 […]

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

August 8, 2014

Kitchen Tips: Too Hot and Too Cool

These Kitchen Tips are too cool and too hot The summer season may be reaching its final month, but we're still feeling the heat at Lajollacooks4u. Maybe […]
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 […]
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 […]