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Dishing Out Recpies

May 7, 2018

Blueberry Lemon Cake

This cake is so moist and delicious and serves as a great cake base! Feel free to mix it up and be creative: you can use […]
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: […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

October 29, 2018

Chef Jodi Meets Acclaimed Chef and Restaurateur Yotam Ottolenghi

Earlier this week, Chef Jodi attended an exciting food event sponsored by the San Diego Center of Jewish Culture. Yotam Ottolenghi, the famous Israeli-British chef, restaurant […]
October 12, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: ResMed

Last week, we kicked off the fall season by hosting 27 members of ResMed for one of our signature cooking challenges!  The San Diego-based medical equipment […]

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 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 […]