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Dishing Out Recpies

March 18, 2020

Wild Mushroom Soup

Mushrooms contain a great deal of vitamins and minerals -- such as folate, potassium and magnesium -- making them a superfood ingredient to any recipe.  This […]
March 14, 2020

Pan-Seared Chicken Breast with Dijon Sauce

  This is such a simple and elegant meal.  Perfect for spring! What You'll Need: 6 chicken breast fillets or chicken thighs Coarse sea salt and […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

March 18, 2020

Safe Grocery Shopping Tips During Coronavirus

Is it safe to go to the grocery store right now?  Given that we’re in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, that’s a question we’re probably […]
March 18, 2020

9 Fruits and Vegetables that Stand the Test of Time

With the news changing minute by minute, nothing is certain anymore.  Which is why it’s so important to stock up on food items that won’t go […]

Kitchen Tips

March 18, 2020

Inspirational Home Projects

In order to slow the spread of the coronavirus within the U.S., we’ve all been advised to practice social distancing.  But how can we do this […]
March 10, 2020

Foods to Boost Your Immune System this Spring

With the threat of the coronavirus affecting the world right now, staying healthy has never been so important.  But while hand-washing, regular exercise and getting enough […]

Our Team Events

December 27, 2019

Team Building in the New Year

With the new year just beginning, there’s no better time to recognize and celebrate all your team’s accomplishments in 2019.  Here’s why throwing a team-building event […]
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 […]
August 16, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: One of Lajollacooks4u’s Biggest Fans

You know you provide a great service when you have clients who return to your venue time and time again. Last week, Patty Hazlehurst did just […]
May 22, 2018

Chef Jodi’s Memorial Day Menu

Memorial Day is this weekend, so if you’re looking for some last-minute food inspiration, check out Chef Jodi’s menu for some ideas!  Also note that some […]
May 25, 2017

Peruvian Grilled (or Roasted) Chicken

What You’ll Need: 1 4-lb. whole chicken (grill or roast or just use chicken parts) 5 cloves garlic, peeled and coarsely chopped 1/3 cup vegetable oil […]
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 […]
May 3, 2017

Aarin’s Gluten-Free Donuts

My daughter is quite the baker, and this is one of her very favorite recipes. She often gets very creative and may add cereal or sprinkles […]
April 13, 2017

Liver Pate

This is another great dish for Passover! What You’ll Need: 16 ounces chicken livers 5 hard boiled eggs 3 large onions, diced 2 Tablespoons smaltze or […]