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Dishing Out Recpies

August 17, 2017

Sauteed String Beans with Tomatoes

Tomatoes are in-season right now, so what better way than to pair them with delicious Romano string beans?  Both are available at your local Farmer’s market! […]
August 8, 2017

Tomato and Caper Sauce

This is a lovely pasta sauce and pairs well with grilled chicken or pan-seared fish! So easy and delicious and inspired my friend and chef, Chelsea […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

April 19, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Special Birthday Celebrations

Even though Lajollacooks4u is renowned for its signature team-building events and corporate cooking challenges, we specialize in birthday celebrations and other special occasions, too! Last week, […]
April 17, 2018

Chef Jodi Visits Famed Chez Panisse Restaurant

Earlier this month, Chef Jodi traveled to Berkeley, California, to visit the Chez Panisse Restaurant, owned by one of her biggest inspirations, Alice Waters! Chef, author […]
November 4, 2015

Lemon-Herb Turkey with Lemon-Garlic Gravy

Everyone is obligated to provide turkey at Thanksgiving, it's tradition! But why not make it the holiday tradition that counts?! With this scrumptious lemony-herb smothered turkey, you'll never […]
September 30, 2015

What’s New: Looking Forward to Fall

Looking Forward to Fall This September was met with fresh new faces, intimate cooking classes, and exciting celebrations. Lajollacooks4u welcomed families searching for unique bonding experiences and novice […]
September 30, 2015

Kitchen Tips: It’s the Time of the Season

It's the Time of the Season The summer is fabulous time to enjoy the bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables from your booming local farmer's markets. […]
September 30, 2015

Pumpkin Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Sage

Pumpkin Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Sage Nothing says its autumn quite like warm and delicious comfort food. This seasonal gnocchi dish is such a treat and […]
September 30, 2015

Pumpkin Cake

I like to bake these in mini loaf pans or Bundt cakes as well! The bread is a holiday party favorite and the mini loaves make […]
September 19, 2015

Japanese Eggplant Stir Fry

If you follow LaJollaCooks4U on Instagram, you know we’re always cooking up delicious and healthy dinners. The favorite go-to quick meal in our house is this […]
September 2, 2015

What’s New: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall This was a heated summer for Lajollacooks4u. Not only did we welcome new and wonderful faces, but we worked day-in and day-out to […]
September 2, 2015

Dutch Apple Cake

A "to-die-for" apple cake recipe inspired from a visit to Amsterdam! Dutch Apple Cake is a wonderful dessert to help ease the transition from summer to autumn. This cake […]
September 2, 2015

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms A wonderful appetizer or a great vegetarian meal! Stick to our ingredients or get creative…doesn't matter what you do as long as you get […]