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March 19, 2018

Roasted Tricolor Carrots

This is a flavorful and easy dish for anyone to prepare.  You can also add parsnips, squash or any other vegetable to this.  Enjoy! What You’ll […]
March 2, 2018

Red Lentil Soup With Lemon

Elevate your staple Lentil Soup for a fun and new zesty spin! 3 tablespoons olive oil, more for drizzling 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

September 18, 2018

Chef Jodi’s Yom Kippur Menu

Yom Kippur is upon us.  If you’re in need for some menu ideas (recipe links included), take a look at our suggestions! Falafel Salad Roasted Grape […]
September 13, 2018

Chef Jodi Cooks for Kaiser Permanente

A couple of weeks ago, Right Hand Events contacted Chef Jodi to be the featured chef for Kaiser Permanente’s building renovation, an event that drew in […]

Kitchen Tips

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 […]
May 10, 2017

Grilled Salmon with Old Bay Seasoning Rub

Who doesn’t love a simple but delicious recipe to feed a crowd? You can also use this recipe on any fish of your choice! What You’ll […]
May 9, 2017

Lajollacooks4u Welcomes Local Law Firm Into Its Kitchen

One of California’s leading firms, Hanna Brophy, stepped away from defending workers’ compensation claims to join Chef Jodi Abel, founder of Lajollacooks4u, for an exciting afternoon […]
May 4, 2017

Lajollacooks4u Partners with The Event Team!

Last month, Chef Jodi made a site visit to the offices of The Event Team, a successful full-service destination management company based out of San Diego.  […]
May 3, 2017

Aarin’s Gluten-Free Donuts

My daughter is quite the baker, and this is one of her very favorite recipes. She often gets very creative and may add cereal or sprinkles […]
May 2, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Lisa and Ellen

Lajollacooks4u offers a bunch of different culinary packages, and a popular one is our Farmer’s Market Tour & Farm-to-Table cooking class. Lisa and Ellen, two lovely […]
April 26, 2017

Chicken Salad

This is so simple to make, and you can use leftover chicken to create this dish! Feel free to add grapes and walnuts, as well. What […]
April 25, 2017

Chef Jodi Visits North County Olive Oils

Earlier this month, Chef Jodi paid a visit to North County Olive Oils in Encinitas.  There, she met owner (and fellow Les Dames member) Sue Bush […]
April 20, 2017

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Sunchokes, Mushrooms and Cauliflower Puree

This is a fabulous vegetarian entrée, and is delicious as a shared appetizer, as well.  We use herb olive oil for this recipe, but feel free […]
April 18, 2017

Spring Produce at Your Local Farmer’s Market

Spring is in full swing, and there’s no better time to head over to your local Farmer’s Market and check out what’s in-season! Why the Farmer’s […]