gourmet eating

Dishing Out Recpies

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) […]
December 18, 2019

Shrimp Salsa Verde

  You can make this simple, elegant dish with many varieties of fish, such as halibut, sea bass and tuna.  It’s completely up to you! What […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

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 […]
December 18, 2019

New Year’s Eve 2019 Checklist

There’s nothing like a festive New Year’s Eve party, and with 2020 being right around the corner, you may feel compelled to throw a bash of […]

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 […]
January 13, 2019

Eggplant and Chickpea Saute

This is a simple and delicious vegetable dish that the whole family will enjoy! What You’ll Need: 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 1 […]
July 11, 2018

Cucumber Salad

This is the simplest salad in the world!  So fresh, easy and delicious! What You’ll Need: 4-5 Persian cucumbers, very thinly sliced 1/2 cup rice vinegar […]
May 7, 2018

Blueberry Lemon Cake

This cake is so moist and delicious and serves as a great cake base! Feel free to mix it up and be creative: you can use […]
May 2, 2018

Halibut Veracruz

For this dish, feel free to use any fish you like — snapper, sea bass or salmon. You decide, it’s so easy and delicious! What You’ll […]
April 27, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Deloitte

Lajollacooks4u is known for our signature team-building events, and last week we hosted a small group from Deloitte, the industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services […]
April 19, 2018

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Special Birthday Celebrations

Even though Lajollacooks4u is renowned for its signature team-building events and corporate cooking challenges, we specialize in birthday celebrations and other special occasions, too! Last week, […]
April 17, 2018

Chef Jodi Visits Famed Chez Panisse Restaurant

Earlier this month, Chef Jodi traveled to Berkeley, California, to visit the Chez Panisse Restaurant, owned by one of her biggest inspirations, Alice Waters! Chef, author […]
January 27, 2018

Everything Beets

Beets can be found in the product aisle year-round, but the season for these root vegetables is right now! Fresh beets are a staple in our […]
January 24, 2018

Marinated Flank Steak

This is a delicious entrée – perfect for a night in or to celebrate a special event! What You’ll Need: 1-3 lb. Flank Steak 1/3 cup […]