Holiday recipes

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 […]
November 26, 2019

Chef Jodi’s Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Delicious food, time spent with family, giving thanks for all we have … It’s almost Thanksgiving, my favorite time of the year.  But even though I […]
March 1, 2019

Lemon Crème Brûlée Tart with Raspberries

Nothing says spring quite like this sweet treat!  This lemon crème brulee is both light and creamy and perfect for you and your loved ones. What […]
September 18, 2018

Chef Jodi’s Yom Kippur Menu

Yom Kippur is upon us.  If you're in need for some menu ideas (recipe links included), take a look at our suggestions! Falafel Salad Roasted Grape […]
December 14, 2016

Baked Goat Cheese

This is a fabulous appetizer for the holidays.  Not only is it simple to make, but it’s full of flavor, too!  What You’ll Need:  1 10-oz. […]
November 4, 2015

Bourbon and Chocolate Pecan Pie

Bourbon and Chocolate Pecan Pie November is finally here and it's time to break out the pies! This magnificent pecan pie is just the treat to provide […]
November 4, 2015

Lemon-Herb Turkey with Lemon-Garlic Gravy

Everyone is obligated to provide turkey at Thanksgiving, it's tradition! But why not make it the holiday tradition that counts?! With this scrumptious lemony-herb smothered turkey, you'll never […]
September 30, 2015

Pumpkin Cake

I like to bake these in mini loaf pans or Bundt cakes as well! The bread is a holiday party favorite and the mini loaves make […]
December 3, 2014

Prime Rib Roast with Mustard Seed Herb Rub

Centerpieces, table-scaping, and pretty place settings are nice, but we all know the real star of the table is your entree. We have a recipe for […]