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Dishing Out Recpies

December 18, 2019

Sour Cream Streusel Coffee Cake

This is a delicious holiday dessert, courtesy of Bon Appetit.  Enjoy! What You’ll Need: 1 ¼ cups coarsely chopped walnuts ¾ - 1 cup (packed) golden […]
December 16, 2019

Beef Tenderloin with a Mustard Seed Herb Rub

This delicious dish pretty much works with any meat and has so much flavor!  Try with Prime Rib to make it a delicious holiday meal staple. […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

February 5, 2020

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Kellogg’s, Novartis and Intuit

We had a jam-packed week last week, welcoming THREE different teams into our kitchen! Kellogg’s kicked off the week with a visit on Tuesday, bringing along […]
January 29, 2020

Chef Jodi’s Super Bowl Menu

Have you been searching for some tasty appetizer recipes?  The Super Bowl is THIS Sunday, so we're here to share some delicious and nutritious dishes for […]

Kitchen Tips

January 8, 2020

Organize for the New Year

It's a New Year and for many (including us) that means new diet plans, new exercise regimens, and new positive perspectives. Not every resolution will stick […]
January 6, 2020

Healthier Eating in the New Year

Want to eat healthier this year? A lot of us want to, but don’t know exactly how to go about it.  That’s why it’s easier to […]

Our Team Events

May 18, 2017

Five Tips for Better Team Work

Successful teamwork is the foundation for creating functioning, collaborative teams.  However, it doesn’t come easy.  Attaining this level of teamwork takes work, especially since each team […]
May 9, 2017

Lajollacooks4u Welcomes Local Law Firm Into Its Kitchen

One of California’s leading firms, Hanna Brophy, stepped away from defending workers’ compensation claims to join Chef Jodi Abel, founder of Lajollacooks4u, for an exciting afternoon […]
December 17, 2019

Chef Jodi’s Hanukkah Menu

Hanukkah begins this Sunday, so we're here with Chef Jodi's menu to help give you some cooking inspiration! Appetizer: Smoked Trout Dip with Naan Bites Main […]
December 16, 2019

Beef Tenderloin with a Mustard Seed Herb Rub

This delicious dish pretty much works with any meat and has so much flavor!  Try with Prime Rib to make it a delicious holiday meal staple. […]
December 9, 2019

Creative Ways to Recognize Employees This Holiday Season

Every employee wants to feel appreciated and valued, and the end of the year is a great time to recognize their hard work.  Aside from a […]
December 4, 2019

Edible Gifts for the Holidays

If you’re looking for some last-minute gift ideas, why not make your own?  All of these homemade treats make delicious gifts – just be sure to […]
December 3, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Hologic

Earlier this week, we hosted our first holiday party of the season – the wonderful team at Hologic!  Allison Ericson brought three of her team members […]
December 3, 2019

Chef Jodi Returns to Kitchens for Good Just in Time for the Holidays

This is the season for giving, and Chef Jodi loves to give back to the community, particularly to Kitchens for Good, a nonprofit whose programs provide […]
December 2, 2019

Holiday Cookies

We’re in the thick of the holiday season, so what better time of the year to make (and gift) holiday cookies!  Here are our tried-and-true recipes, […]
November 26, 2019

Thanksgiving Tablescapes

If you’re one of the many who will be entertaining this Thanksgiving, the last thing you want to worry about is setting the perfect table.  But […]
November 26, 2019

Chef Jodi’s Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Delicious food, time spent with family, giving thanks for all we have … It’s almost Thanksgiving, my favorite time of the year.  But even though I […]