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Dishing Out Recpies

November 15, 2017

Everything String Beans

Tired of the same old green bean casserole this Thanksgiving?  Vegetables are our favorite food group here at Lajollacooks4u, so we've come up with three different […]
November 14, 2017

Pears Blanched in White Wine with a Pecan Crumble

This makes a stunning presentation and is a wonderful Thanksgiving dessert! What You’ll Need: ¾ cup sugar 1 cup water 2 cups medium dry white wine […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

June 28, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Foodies from Kansas City

We offer a variety of cooking experiences at Lajollacook4u, and a popular one is our gourmet cooking classes!  Susan Watson brought two of her fellow foodie […]
June 20, 2018

Chef Jodi Visits Olivewood Gardens

Chef Jodi recently visited Olivewood Gardens and met with their program director, Callie Burst, to learn more about the center’s mission and impact on the San […]
September 29, 2016

A Week of Book-signings and Team Building Events!

Last week was a busy one, as we kicked it off with a fun-filled team building event.  Intuit brought 10 of its TurboTax software developers into […]
September 22, 2016

Fall-Friendly Tips

It’s almost October, and it’s time to get into that autumn state-of-mind!  Get your kitchen ready for fall with these helpful tips and tricks: Warm up […]
September 20, 2016

Join Us for TWO Book-signings this weekend in Encinitas!

It’s a busy weekend for Lajollacooks4u! First, we have a book-signing event at Savory Spice in Encinitas on Saturday, 9/24, where Chef Jodi will be whipping […]
September 20, 2016

Lemon Basil Pesto

Lemons are one of my most favorite ingredients and adding it to your pesto just adds another layer of flavor. Try it with limes instead of […]
September 15, 2016

Making the Most of Your Team Building Event

Human capital is an organization’s most important asset, and companies have discovered that team development activities help empower change, improve communication and engage staff in adopting […]
September 14, 2016

Stir-fried Cauliflower Rice

This recipe puts a healthy twist on the traditional stir-fried rice dish.  You can buy the bags of cauliflower rice from Trader Joe’s, or you can […]
September 11, 2016

What are the Benefits of Corporate Team Building?

Putting a group of people together does not guarantee the creation of a team.  Employees must learn to get along with each other, trust each other […]
September 11, 2016

Grilling 101: Tips for your Summer BBQ

Summer is finally here, and there’s no better way to enjoy these warm summer evenings than out by the grill with your family and friends!  Here’s […]
September 11, 2016

Open-Faced Smoked Salmon and Avocado

A fresh Californian twist with avocado and citrus that takes inspiration from classic bagels and lox.  Try this for a light and tasty treat! What You’ll […]