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Dishing Out Recpies

January 20, 2020

Warm Lemon Pudding Cakes

This sweet treat -- courtesy of Once Upon a Chef -- has become quite the staple in our team-building events! Learn how to recreate this delicious […]
December 18, 2019

Tiramisu Mousse

This recipe is always a hit when entertaining.  Perfect for New Year's get-togethers! What You'll Need: 3 teaspoons instant coffee (I use the Starbucks Via packs) […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

January 22, 2020

Health Benefits of Tea

It’s the beginning of the New Year, and many of us are looking to eat and live healthier, making tea a great option.  Here’s why switching […]
December 30, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: AristaMD

Last week, we welcomed our last group to visit us in 2019!  San Diego-based telehealth company, AristaMD, brought 15 of its team members for a special […]

Kitchen Tips

January 15, 2020

Best Herbs to Grow (and Eat!) this Winter

The days might be longer and the weather a little colder, but it doesn’t mean you have to give up on herbs just because it’s winter! […]
January 8, 2020

Organize for the New Year

It's a New Year and for many (including us) that means new diet plans, new exercise regimens, and new positive perspectives. Not every resolution will stick […]

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 […]
June 22, 2019

Edamame Salad with Blackened Shrimp

  This is a great summertime salad, and the lime vinaigrette gives it that fresh California flair! What You'll Need: 4 cups field greens 1 cup […]
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 […]
March 3, 2019

Warm Berry Coulis

This is an enticing blend of fresh fruits mixed with just a hint of sugar. Celebrate the sweetness of spring by topping off some Greek yogurt […]
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 […]
February 16, 2018

Roasted Cauliflower With Tahini Sauce

Tired of the same, old roasted veggies? Spice things up with this new and easy Roasted Cauliflower With Tahini Sauce recipe. What You’ll Need: One whole […]
January 29, 2018

Garlic Truffle Pomme Frites

These gourmet fries are just to die for -- and are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for any event! What You'll Need: 3 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and […]
January 19, 2017

Sauteed String Beans with Tomatoes and Garlic

I fell in love with romano string beans during one of my first visits to Italy.   They’re long, flat and extremely flavorful – you can usually […]
July 2, 2016

Marinade and Rub for Brisket or Chuck Roast

Marinade and Rub for Brisket or Chuck Roast Chef Jodi usually prefers chuck roast over brisket for these recipes. Chuck roast has more fat and it literally […]
June 5, 2016

Grilled Zucchini & Asparagus Bundles

What better way to enjoy Mother Earth this May than with freshly grilled veggies? Simple...easy...classic...YES. Add a sweet balsamic based marinade and you've got instant perfection. These […]