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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 […]
January 31, 2017

Ratatouille

  Try this delicious dish packed with veggies and flavor! Oh-so-easy to make, and healthy to boot! What You’ll Need: 1 – 28 ounce can crushed […]
January 25, 2017

Chocolate Salami

This recipe is awesome, and can serve as a unique and out-of-the-box dish for any romantic occasion (especially Valentine’s Day!) Plus, it’s featured in our cookbook, […]
January 19, 2017

Sauteed String Beans with Tomatoes and Garlic

I fell in love with romano string beans during one of my first visits to Italy.   They’re long, flat and extremely flavorful – you can usually […]
January 18, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: January Birthdays

It’s been birthday season over here at Lajollacooks4u, and we’ve been having a ball celebrating them! Up first, we had Guy M., who was celebrating his […]
January 17, 2017

Lajollacooks4u Announces its Newest Service Offering:  Corporate Cooking Challenges

Corporate team building events can bring significant benefits to organizations, such as enhanced communication, increased morale and lower employee turnover.  A close-knit team is crucial to […]