California Cuisine

March 4, 2019

Lajollacooks4u Brings Our Events on the Road

We are proud to announce that we can now accommodate teams of 30 people or more in an off-site venue location.  In fact, we’ve recently hosted […]
March 4, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Emergent BioSolutions

Lately, we’ve been hosting our cooking events at offsite venues, and last week was no exception! Carol Trussler and 22 members of the Emergent BioSolutions Global […]
March 3, 2019

Herb-Crusted Halibut with Caper Vinaigrette

This is one of our favorite main courses.  You can use it on many varieties of fish.  We often use chicken for this recipe, as well. […]
March 2, 2019

Vermicelli Rice Pilaf

This delicious side dish is featured in our cookbook – pairs well with so many dishes and is simple to make! What You’ll Need: 1 cup […]
February 18, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: An Evening with Congregation Beth El

Earlier this month, Chef Jodi was invited by Rabbi Ron Shulman to conduct a special cooking demonstration for Congregation Beth El during its Thursday night learning […]
February 15, 2019

Three-Layer Flourless Chocolate Cake

This is inspired and adapted from The Smitten Kitchen – fabulous if you’re looking for a gluten-free dessert! What You’ll Need: Cake layers 12 oz 72% […]
February 3, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Amazon

January was an incredible month for us, so what better way to have ended it than by hosting the Amazon team! Melina Alvarado was looking for […]
January 31, 2019

Cherry Tomato Crostini with Homemade Herbed Goat Cheese

What You’ll Need: Herbed Fresh Goat Cheese 2 cups whole goat’s or cow’s milk yogurt 1 generous Tablespoon fresh mixed herbs (be sure to include chives, […]
January 13, 2019

Eggplant and Chickpea Saute

This is a simple and delicious vegetable dish that the whole family will enjoy! What You’ll Need: 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 1 […]