farm to table

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 […]
November 21, 2019

Dijon Haricot Green Beans with Crispy Shallots

If you're looking for a delicious Thanksgiving green bean recipe, we have you covered!  Not only is this delicious, but it's farm-to-table nutritious, too! What You’ll […]
April 11, 2019

Chef Jodi’s Passover Menu 2019

Passover doesn’t begin until next Friday, but it’s never too early to get started on your holiday menu! Below are some recipe ideas straight from Chef […]
March 1, 2018

Chef Jodi and Alice Waters Meet in San Diego

This past weekend I had the pleasure of meeting one of my biggest inspiration, Alice Waters. For those of you who don’t know, Alice Waters pioneered […]
July 13, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: The Hellerstein’s

July has been off to a great start at Lajollacooks4u!  Just last week we had the Hellerstein family join us for our Farmer’s Market Tour + […]
December 9, 2016

We’re Doing Our First Cookbook Giveaway!

From now until Thursday, December 22, visit our blog and submit your favorite recipe with the chance to win a copy of Chef Jodi’s best-selling cookbook, […]
December 1, 2016

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Sony Electronics

It’s been super busy in the Lajollacooks4u kitchen lately! Last week we had one of the country’s largest manufacturers of electronics products visit us for an […]
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 […]
July 1, 2015

What’s New: Summer Lovin’

What's New: Summer Lovin' The month of June was a lovely warm-up for our hot hot summer here in San Diego. Lajollacooks4u welcomed groups big and small […]