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January 27, 2018

Everything Beets

Beets can be found in the product aisle year-round, but the season for these root vegetables is right now! Fresh beets are a staple in our […]
January 26, 2018

Roasted Butternut Squash, Beets, Pepitas and Feta Salad

To complement the other dishes in this month's menu, we pulled together the perfect salad appetizer.  Serve up just the veggies or drizzle our Balsamic Vinaigrette […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

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 […]
August 24, 2018

Chef Jodi Visits Pop Up Dinner in Ocean Beach

A couple weeks ago, Chef Jodi attended a pop up dinner at Gianni Buonomo Vintners, a winery in Ocean Beach. Chef Max Farina, of Zafferano Catering, […]
January 3, 2017

Mango and Manchego Quesadillas

This dish is not only hearty, but incredibly simple to make.  Other ingredients, such as shredded chicken, jalapenos or fish, can be added to this, as […]
December 30, 2016

Chef Jodi’s New Year’s Eve Appetizer Menu

Need some food inspiration for your New Year’s Eve party?  Check out Chef Jodi’s NYE appetizer menu to get some ideas of your own! Sauteed Calamari […]
December 29, 2016

New Year’s Eve Checklist

There’s nothing like a festive New Year’s Eve party, and with 2017 being right around the corner, you may feel compelled to throw a bash of […]
December 28, 2016

Parmesan Cheese Baskets

What You’ll Need: 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese Butter to coat frying pan What to Do: In a small frying pan, heat butter and melt with […]
December 27, 2016

Spicy Edamame

This dish is perfect for a holiday party or get-together.  Enjoy! What You’ll Need: 1 – 2 packages edamame in pod (or frozen) 1 Tablespoon sesame […]
December 22, 2016

Edible Gifts for the Holidays

The best holiday gifts are the ones you can eat!  If you’re looking for some last-minute gift ideas, why not make your own?  All of these […]
December 20, 2016

Healthy Eating Over the Holidays

More than likely, you’re headed to some kind of holiday party over the next week or so.  Here are five helpful tips to enjoy the party […]
December 15, 2016

Holiday Kitchen Tips

The holiday season is winding to a close, but there’s still a couple holidays to go.  If you plan on entertaining for any of them, not […]
December 14, 2016

Baked Goat Cheese

This is a fabulous appetizer for the holidays.  Not only is it simple to make, but it’s full of flavor, too!  What You’ll Need:  1 10-oz. […]