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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 31, 2020

Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Freeze

Did you know you can freeze more than just leftovers?  Many of us may be stockpiling each time we go to the grocery store, so here’s […]
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 […]

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 […]
July 30, 2019

Summer Tips for Fruits and Veggies

Labor Day is just around the corner, so now is the time to eat all the fresh tomatoes, peppers, berries and stone fruits you can get […]
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 […]
April 29, 2019

Cinnamon Rolls

How do you plan on spoiling your darling mom this Mother's Day? Whether you're preparing a Sunday brunch or a delicious dessert, this is the perfect […]
April 10, 2019

Pavlova

With seasonal fruit and fresh whipped cream, this elegant dessert is so simple to prepare and will certainly wow your family and your dinner guests.  This […]
April 9, 2019

Homemade Flour Tortillas

This is an authentic recipe from my beloved Mariela, my sous chef and right arm for Lajollacooks4u! What You'll Need: 3 cups unbleached flour 1 teaspoon […]
April 3, 2019

Cape Town Lamb

This is a South African entree that will certainly feed a crowd!  Perfect for Passover, as well as Easter celebrations. What You'll Need: For the Lamb: […]
March 7, 2018

This Week, Lajollacooks4u is Going Grain-Free!

What does grain-free mean, exactly? Anything made with or from barley, corn, durum, kamut, millet, oats, rice, rye, sorghum, spelt, tuff, triticale, wheat (all varieties), wild […]
March 2, 2018

Red Lentil Soup With Lemon

Elevate your staple Lentil Soup for a fun and new zesty spin! 3 tablespoons olive oil, more for drizzling 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, […]
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 […]