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August 26, 2016

European Food Tour 2016 — Last Stop: Israel!

Chef Jodi’s last stop on her European Tour was Israel, where she spent the first few days on Moshav Sde Nitzan in the southern part of […]
August 26, 2016

European Food Tour 2016 — Next Stop: Italy!

Chef Jodi’s culinary adventure then took her to Sicily and the charming town of Taormina, where she experienced a Sicilian cooking class with Massimo Tomarchio, a self-taught […]
August 26, 2016

European Food Tour 2016 — First Stop: France!

Chef Jodi has finally returned from her four-week culinary adventure from around the world, and she can’t wait to share all the delicious recipes that she […]
August 26, 2016

Book Signing and Cooking Demonstration at Williams-Sonoma Tomorrow!

Exciting news:  Chef Jodi will be giving a cooking demonstration at Williams-Sonoma's UTC Grand Opening THIS FRIDAY, July 1!  Be sure to stop by and try […]
July 2, 2016

Marinade and Rub for Brisket or Chuck Roast

Marinade and Rub for Brisket or Chuck Roast Chef Jodi usually prefers chuck roast over brisket for these recipes. Chuck roast has more fat and it literally […]
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 […]