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Dishing Out Recpies

May 6, 2018

Fresh Asparagus, Snap Peas and Sundried Tomatoes

This is a healthy and delicious dish.  Try making when asparagus is in-season (in spring) and recently harvested to make it extra flavorful! What You’ll Need: […]
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 […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

September 25, 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]