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Dishing Out Recpies

September 20, 2017

Apple Tarte Tartin

This recipe is a great way to use all those apples laying around your kitchen!  If you're not up for making a handmade pie crust like […]
September 7, 2017

Corn, Feta and Tomato Salad

This is the perfect end-of-summer salad.  Plus, it’s nutritious, too! What You’ll Need: 6 - 8 ears corn, grilled or steamed and shucked 1 cup cherry […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

May 8, 2018

Chef Jodi Attends Chefs Cork and Craft Gala Benefiting the San Diego Food Bank

Earlier this month, Chef Jodi attended the Chefs Cork and Craft Gala, an annual event benefiting the San Diego Food Bank.  This was the second year […]
May 3, 2018

Small Business Spotlight: Lajollacooks4u

Chef Jodi Abel didn’t know what to expect when her company, Lajollacooks4u, opened its doors in 2008. “We had no marketing budget, so the first couple […]
June 5, 2016

Grilled Zucchini & Asparagus Bundles

What better way to enjoy Mother Earth this May than with freshly grilled veggies? Simple...easy...classic...YES. Add a sweet balsamic based marinade and you've got instant perfection. These […]
March 2, 2016

Braised Greek Lamb Shank

This lamb dish makes an elegant special occasion dinner and is perfect for Easter. Braising a lamb shank is really not as complicated as it sounds […]
March 2, 2016

Who’s Been in My Kitchen

Winners Cook! Lajollacooks4u and California's premier real estate company, Coldwell Banker Arnold Associates Real Estate kicked off the new year with a fabulously fun team cooking […]
March 2, 2016

Kitchen Tips: How to Boil the Perfect Egg

As the days get longer and warmer, the chickens start to lay more eggs. With the beginning of Spring, March is the month for eggs. I'm sharing […]
February 19, 2016

Book Signing at Bookstar Costa Verde

Mark your calendars for March 19!
February 9, 2016

Family Reunions and Team Building Events

Bram Wiley Family Reunion Bram Wiley who met up with cousins traveling from Washington state, Alaska, Arizona as well as California kicked off the New Year […]
February 8, 2016

Valentine’s Day Dinner

Don’t fear if you haven’t made reservations for Valentine’s Day yet.  It’s the busiest night of the year for many restaurants but we think cooking for […]
February 3, 2016

Kitchen Tips: Keep a Well-Stocked Pantry

The year is finally off and here in La Jolla our schedules are busier than ever. In conjunction with Canned Foods Month this February, I’m sharing […]
January 29, 2016

Fig and Olive in a Balsamic Reduction with Labneh Cheese

This dish is true to our gourmet status, but is so, so simple to make! Share this at your next family reunion or neighborhood gathering- the […]