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February 16, 2018

Roasted Cauliflower With Tahini Sauce

Tired of the same, old roasted veggies? Spice things up with this new and easy Roasted Cauliflower With Tahini Sauce recipe. What You’ll Need: One whole […]
January 29, 2018

Garlic Truffle Pomme Frites

These gourmet fries are just to die for — and are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for any event! What You’ll Need: 3 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

August 28, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Gourmet Cooking Classes

There’s no better time than now to try our gourmet cooking classes, and we had three lovely ladies come from Florida and Lake Arrowhead, California, to […]
August 24, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Special 75th Birthday Celebration

Lajollacooks4u provides unique and intimate experiences – from team-building events to family get-togethers, private cooking classes to special occasions. Dick Vandervoort and his family came to […]
March 15, 2017

Roasted Cabbage and Onions

This recipe is ideal for St. Patty’s Day.  Easy and delicious, too! What You’ll Need: 1 head cabbage 1 large yellow onion 2 Tablespoons olive oil […]
March 9, 2017

Romaine, Fresh Dill, Scallions & Fennel Salad

This is such an easy, clean and delicious salad! Add anything you want to it, such as edamame or fresh sprouts, to keep it healthy. What […]
March 8, 2017

Spring Cleaning Tips

The weather’s finally heating up, and there’s no better time than now to do a proper spring cleaning.  Giving the kitchen a good scrub-down might not […]
March 7, 2017

Salmon with a Mustard Coriander Crust and Watercress and Parsley Salad

This is a delicious meal that is perfect to savor outdoors during springtime! What You’ll Need: 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 1 teaspoon yellow mustard seeds pinch […]
March 2, 2017

Vegetarian Spring Rolls

These are a delicious, light and tasty treat! What You’ll Need: Softened rice paper wrap Lettuce (half leaf, lengthwise) Cucumber (thinly sliced) Carrots (thinly sliced) Green […]
March 2, 2017

Asian Chile-Garlic Sauce

This goes perfectly with our Vegetarian Spring Rolls! What You’ll Need: 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup seasoned rice vinegar 1 1/2 Tablespoons chile-garlic sauce 1 […]
February 28, 2017

Spring Minestrone Soup

This is a delicious, light soup and you can incorporate any type of vegetables you like, such as mushrooms, string beans and asparagus! What You’ll Need: […]
February 23, 2017

Chef Jodi Explores Food and Wine Scene Around South Africa!

Chef Jodi has returned from her three-week tour through the South African food and wine scene!  Making stops in several cities, she gained a number of […]
February 22, 2017

Malva Pudding

This is a South African favorite!  Try it with custard or whipped cream. What You’ll Need: 1 cup sugar 1 egg 2 Tablespoons smooth apricot jam […]