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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 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 […]
March 10, 2020

Foods to Boost Your Immune System this Spring

With the threat of the coronavirus affecting the world right now, staying healthy has never been so important.  But while hand-washing, regular exercise and getting enough […]

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 […]
February 21, 2017

Peri Peri Chicken

Peri Peri is a popular spice originating from South Africa.  Try it as a marinade for grilling or pan-searing chicken or calamari.  It is such a […]
February 7, 2017

Five Ways Corporate Team Building Activities Can Make You a Better Team Member

How team members communicate with each other plays an integral role in the workplace.  In fact, a 2014 survey from About.com found that the top three […]
February 1, 2017

New Spice Alert: Urfa Chiles and Black Garlic

Urfa chiles and black garlic have recently fell on Chef Jodi’s radar –  and have quickly become her go-to ingredients during her cooking classes and team […]
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 […]
January 18, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: January Birthdays

It’s been birthday season over here at Lajollacooks4u, and we’ve been having a ball celebrating them! Up first, we had Guy M., who was celebrating his […]
January 4, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: the Kroeger’s and the Wirth’s

What a year 2016 was for Lajollacooks4u! We had the pleasure of hosting guests and teams from around the world and were able to expand our […]
December 30, 2016

Chef Jodi’s New Year’s Eve Appetizer Menu

Need some food inspiration for your New Year’s Eve party?  Check out Chef Jodi’s NYE appetizer menu to get some ideas of your own! Sauteed Calamari […]
December 27, 2016

Spicy Edamame

This dish is perfect for a holiday party or get-together.  Enjoy! What You’ll Need: 1 – 2 packages edamame in pod (or frozen) 1 Tablespoon sesame […]
December 15, 2016

Holiday Kitchen Tips

The holiday season is winding to a close, but there’s still a couple holidays to go.  If you plan on entertaining for any of them, not […]