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February 27, 2018

Paleo Pancakes

What better way to celebrate National Pancake Day than with a healthy alternative to a classic American Favorite? What You’ll Need: 3 ripe bananas 4 eggs […]
February 23, 2018

Killer Turkey Chili

This Turkey Chili is a family favorite, especially during the cold winter months. This chili is guaranteed to knock your socks off, but you can make […]

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 […]
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 […]
February 21, 2017

Peri Peri Chicken

Peri Peri is a popular spice originating from South Africa.  Try it as a marinade for grilling or pan-searing chicken or calamari.  It is such a […]
February 15, 2017

Lajollacooks4u Welcomes Hi-Tech Company for Food Truck Cooking Challenge

One of America’s largest technology companies stepped away from its annual Marketing Taskforce to join Lajollacooks4u for an exciting evening of team building at the Park […]
February 14, 2017

Baking with Chocolate

Cooking with chocolate can be challenging, so we’re here to offer you some tips! First, Know Your Chocolate Dark With a cacao content in the 70% […]
February 8, 2017

Truffle Popcorn

A client gave me this recipe and told me how addictive it was…and oh was she right! This truffle popcorn is the perfect snack, whether you're […]
February 7, 2017

Five Ways Corporate Team Building Activities Can Make You a Better Team Member

How team members communicate with each other plays an integral role in the workplace.  In fact, a 2014 survey from About.com found that the top three […]
February 1, 2017

New Spice Alert: Urfa Chiles and Black Garlic

Urfa chiles and black garlic have recently fell on Chef Jodi’s radar –  and have quickly become her go-to ingredients during her cooking classes and team […]