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Dishing Out Recpies

July 31, 2019

Nectarine & Blackberry Crostata

This is an absolutely fabulous recipe and a crowd-pleaser in all of our cooking classes! Feel free to use ready-made pie dough to make it even […]
July 31, 2019

Grilled Stone Fruit

This is a delicious summer dish that is extremely popular in our team-building events! What You'll Need: 6 Stone Fruits (Peaches, Nectarine and/or Plums) 2 tablespoons […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

August 28, 2019

Lajollacooks4u Expands Team as We Gear Up for Busy Fall Season

We're excited to announce that we've expanded our team as we gear up for a busy fall season!  We've seen record growth so far in 2019, […]
August 22, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Lajollacooks4u Welcomes Watkins Wellness and Generali Global Assistance

  It’s been a week filled with team building here at Lajollacooks4u! First up, we had eight members from Watkins Wellness join us at our La […]

Kitchen Tips

April 24, 2018

Mexican Cheeses 101

Who doesn’t love cheese?  With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, we’ve rounded up five excellent Mexican cheeses that you need to start cooking with […]
March 26, 2018

Tips to Improve Your Farmers Market Experience

The weather is finally heating up, which makes it an ideal time to visit your local farmers market.  If you’ve never been to one before or […]

Our Team Events

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 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 […]
May 30, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Heating Up for the Summer

May was an incredibly busy time in the Lajollacooks4u kitchen, and we closed out the month hosting two large team-building events! Our first group to visit […]
May 22, 2019

Chef Jodi’s Memorial Day Menu 2019

Memorial Day is this weekend, so if you’re looking for a little bit of cooking inspiration for this festive holiday, you’ve come to the right place!  […]
May 22, 2019

Grilled Eggplant Stacks with Manchego Cheese

We top these with Chimichurri sauce, drizzled with balsamic vinegar or even tomato sauce.  Light and simply delicious! What You’ll Need: 2 -3 medium globe eggplants […]
May 22, 2019

Yogurt-Marinated Chicken Kebabs with Aleppo Pepper

It's all about marinating chicken in yogurt this summer! Yogurt will give your chicken a creamy, succulent texture - we promise this is an easy-to-do recipe […]
May 21, 2019

Six Easy Ways to Master the Grill

Memorial Day is this weekend, and there’s no better time than now to polish up on your grilling technique!  Here are some of our tips on […]
May 15, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Another Side Tours

May has been a busy month for team-building events, and last week was no exception.  Another Side Tours, San Diego’s top-rated tour company, brought in a […]
May 9, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Birthday Celebration Cooking Challenge

Our signature Cooking Challenges aren’t just made for companies and teams, they are ideal for birthday celebrations, too! Deena Carney wanted to celebrate her birthday in […]
May 4, 2019

Spiced Crusted Salmon with Ginger–Cilantro Yogurt Sauce

With this fresh fish recipe, your body and your tastebuds will be thanking you, it's guaranteed! You can also use Halibut, Sea Bass or any other […]
May 1, 2019

Lajollacooks4u Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is this weekend, so get ready to celebrate!  But did you know the origin of this annual celebration?  Contrary to popular belief, May […]