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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, […]

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September 26, 2018

Everything Grapes

It is harvest season for grapes, and we’re here to shed some light on this nutritious fruit! Grapes are a form of berry and come in […]
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 […]
April 13, 2017

Liver Pate

This is another great dish for Passover! What You’ll Need: 16 ounces chicken livers 5 hard boiled eggs 3 large onions, diced 2 Tablespoons smaltze or […]
April 11, 2017

Matzo Toffee

This is fabulous sweet treat is perfect for Passover.  For a gluten and dairy-free version, use gluten-free matzo and margarine! What You’ll Need: 6 -8 sheets […]
April 10, 2017

Chef Jodi’s Passover Menu 2017

  Passover begins this evening, so if you're looking for some last-minute cooking ideas, read on for some inspiration! For the First Course: Matzoh Ball Soup […]
April 6, 2017

Chicken Stock

This is the foundation of cooking!  Chicken stock brings more flavor to almost everything you cook – rice, grain or vegetables.   It is also the foundation […]
April 4, 2017

Lemon Saffron Quinoa

This zesty – yet mild dish – is not only versatile, but delicious, too!  Add any other veggies you like; it makes a great side for […]
March 29, 2017

Chocolate Roulade

This is a fun and unique dessert that works perfectly for either Passover or Easter! What You’ll Need: Cake: 6 ounces dark chocolate 6 large eggs, […]
March 28, 2017

Salmon Fish Cakes

This is a great recipe to replace traditional gefilte fish at Passover.  It also works as a fabulous (and gluten-free!) brunch or luncheon dish! What You’ll […]
March 24, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen

Spring has sprung over here at Lajollacooks4u, and we’ve kicked off the season with two longtime friends, Karen and Katie, who came to us to celebrate […]
March 16, 2017

The Best Investment You’ll Ever Make: Team Building!

According to teambonding.com, the turnover of just one $8/hour employee will cost your company close to $4,000 once you factor in recruiting, interviewing, re-training and loss […]