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Dishing Out Recipes

August 7, 2020

Frozen Chocolate-Covered Banana Bites

This is a great after-school snack.  It's so easy to make and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser! What You'll Need: 4 bananas, Cut into 2 inch pieces […]
August 3, 2020

Avocado Sauce

    This sauce gives a fresh California twist on guacamole!  Great for quesadillas and fish tacos! What You'll Need: 3 – 4 firm-ripe medium avocados, […]
July 30, 2020

Grilled Chicken Salad

What You'll Need: 2 to 3 chicken breasts or 1/2 rotisserie chicken, shredded 1 pound asparagus, sliced on the diagonal 1/2 pound sugar snap peas, ends […]

What's New

December 7, 2020

Lajollacooks4u Hosts Trend Micro for the Third Time

We were thrilled to welcome back Trend Micro for the third time last week for a special virtual cooking event! Together we prepared a special holiday […]
December 6, 2020

Join us December 13 for Hanukkah Cooking with Hillel featuring Chef Jodi

Join us from the comfort of your own kitchen on December 13 at 4pm and learn how to make a delicious Hanukkah meal with locally renowned […]
November 30, 2020

Edible Gifts for the Holidays

If you’re looking for creative gift ideas this year, why not make your own?  All of these homemade treats make delicious gifts – just be sure […]

Kitchen Tips

March 4, 2020

All About Nut Butters

Nut butters are everywhere these days, giving us a variety of choices outside traditional peanut butter.  But not all these spreads are equal, nutritionally speaking.  That’s […]
February 23, 2020

What’s In-Season Now: Spring Fruits and Veggies

Spring is right around the corner, which means warmer weather and lighter fare.  Here’s what fruits and veggies to look for in the coming weeks -- […]
February 23, 2020

All About Cooking Knives

Knives play an important role in the kitchen, and you can bet Chef Jodi has a variety of them in her arsenal!  From paring knives to […]

Our Team Events

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]