farm to table

Dishing Out Recpies

December 2, 2019

Holiday Cookies

We’re in the thick of the holiday season, so what better time of the year to make (and gift) holiday cookies!  Here are our tried-and-true recipes, […]
November 22, 2019

Wild Mushroom and Gruyere Toast

This is a fabulous appetizer that is guaranteed to wow your guests this Thanksgiving!  So easy and so delicious! What You’ll Need: One loaf of fresh […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

December 3, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Hologic

Earlier this week, we hosted our first holiday party of the season – the wonderful team at Hologic!  Allison Ericson brought three of her team members […]
December 3, 2019

Chef Jodi Returns to Kitchens for Good Just in Time for the Holidays

This is the season for giving, and Chef Jodi loves to give back to the community, particularly to Kitchens for Good, a nonprofit whose programs provide […]

Kitchen Tips

November 7, 2019

Getting your Kitchen Holiday Ready with Seven Easy Steps

The holiday season is underway, with Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah right around the corner. It’s no wonder that we use our kitchen more during the next […]
November 3, 2019

Everything Fall

Now that the weather has turned and it’s getting a little cooler, we are all about roasting vegetables this time of year!  Pumpkin and all kinds […]

Our Team Events

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 28, 2019

Three Reasons Why You Need to Book a Private Cooking Party This Fall

This summer, we announced we will offer Private Cooking Parties to our guests, and already we’ve seen a spike in bookings as the fall season arrives.  […]
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 […]