gourmet recipes

Dishing Out Recpies

June 12, 2019

Deconstructed Caesar Salad

We borrowed this go-to meal – ready in 20 minutes – from Epicurious.  It has all the elements of a classic chicken Caesar salad, but instead […]
June 11, 2019

Lamb Sliders

Delicious and a great alternative to classic burgers, serve with a cucumber yogurt sauce. What You’ll Need: 1 pound ground lamb or beef ½ red onions, […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

July 3, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Vistage and the Cannons

Things have been heating up in the Lajollacooks4u kitchen this summer, as we welcomed Vistage into our La Jolla-based venue last week.  The executive coaching organization […]
June 25, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: June Summer Fun

June has been all about team-building events at Lajollacooks4u, as we hosted two large groups in our kitchen last week! The first company to join us […]

Kitchen Tips

October 25, 2017

Get Organized for the Holidays

It’s that time of year again!  The holiday season has commenced, and it’s time to get organized before your out-of-town guests come through the door.  We’ve […]
October 12, 2017

Everything Apples and Pumpkins

Fall is finally here, and there are so many delicious seasonal foods to choose from! We’ve got some mouthwatering options for you to enjoy (with the […]

Our Team Events

August 26, 2016

Who’s Been in my Kitchen: Lajollacooks4u Welcomes the Ladies from SIPES

Earlier this month, we welcomed the lovely ladies from the Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists (SIPES).  They were traveling all the way from Oklahoma and […]
August 26, 2016

Lajollacooks4u Welcomes TriTech into the Kitchen!

TriTech Software Systems, the leading manufacturer of emergency-response software in the U.S., stepped away from its national sales conference to join Chef Jodi for an exciting […]
April 3, 2014

What’s New: Our March Madness

We had our own March Madness with cooking classes and team building galore! March may have been a hot month for basketball fans, but for us […]
April 3, 2014

Dijon Asparagus with Shallots

Spring Veggie Delight: asparagus and shallots dressed in Dijon mustard So sometimes we might skip on our daily servings of vegetables. But for the spring holidays, here’s a […]
April 3, 2014

Kitchen Tips: Ingredients and Cooking Toys

Chef Jodi just can’t get enough of these ingredients and kitchen toys! Process It All with a KitchenAid Food Processor When it comes to kitchen toys, […]
March 10, 2014

What’s New: Stellar Reviews and New Website

Garnishing Our Online Presence: Tripadvisor and a new website! This just in: Lajollacooks4u has just secured a record number of 150 “Five Star” ratings on Tripadvisor! […]
March 10, 2014

What’s New: With a Spring in Our Step

Springing into Spring!  At Lajollacooks4u we are jumping, bouncing, and springing into the Spring season! We are very much excited for the many things that shall […]
March 10, 2014

Farro with Butternut Squash

Chef Jodi’s Comfort Foods: Far Out Farro Here’s a recipe featuring one of Chef Jodi’s favorite ingredients: Farro! This unique grain is certainly interesting: it’s packed […]
March 10, 2014

Panko Crusted Turkey with Cajun Sauce

As we head into March, we’re heading into the Spring season! As we await those warm-weather days through the last of winter’s chill, here are some […]
March 10, 2014

Kitchen Tips: MORE Favorite Things

MORE of Chef Jodi’s favorite things… Salt is the ‘Spice of Life’ Did you know a salt can be prepared many different ways to give it […]
February 10, 2014

What’s New: CBE Explores Asian Cuisine

Lajollacooks4u’s first themed cooking class with Chai @ Beth El was a success! Nine participants of Congregation Beth El’s young adult group, Chai @ Beth El, […]