la jolla cooking

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

April 7, 2020

New Healthy Recipes to Try at Home

Since most of us are spending our time at home these days, what better time than to try out some new recipes?  The following spring dishes […]
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 […]

Kitchen Tips

March 31, 2020

Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Freeze

Did you know you can freeze more than just leftovers?  Many of us may be stockpiling each time we go to the grocery store, so here’s […]
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 […]

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 […]
December 21, 2017

Earthquake Chocolate Cookies

These are oh-my-god cookies! Amazing, fun and easy to make. You can even freeze them and serve them cold – so delicious! What You’ll Need: 3 […]
February 28, 2017

Spring Minestrone Soup

This is a delicious, light soup and you can incorporate any type of vegetables you like, such as mushrooms, string beans and asparagus!  Perfect for using […]
February 23, 2017

Chef Jodi Explores Food and Wine Scene Around South Africa!

Chef Jodi has returned from her three-week tour through the South African food and wine scene!  Making stops in several cities, she gained a number of […]
January 12, 2017

Healthy Winter Soups

There’s nothing like a good, hearty soup in the winter.  A bowl not only warms you up, but it’s often nostalgic and comforting, too. Luckily for […]
December 22, 2016

Edible Gifts for the Holidays

The best holiday gifts are the ones you can eat!  If you’re looking for some last-minute gift ideas, why not make your own?  All of these […]
December 6, 2016

Eggplant Rollups with Goat Cheese Pesto and Tomato Basil Sauce

You can serve this either as an appetizer or as a side dish with some pasta.  Fresh, simple and delicious! What You’ll Need: 2 Large Eggplants […]
September 20, 2016

Lemon Basil Pesto

Lemons are one of my most favorite ingredients and adding it to your pesto just adds another layer of flavor. Try it with limes instead of […]
September 11, 2016

Open-Faced Smoked Salmon and Avocado

A fresh Californian twist with avocado and citrus that takes inspiration from classic bagels and lox.  Try this for a light and tasty treat! What You’ll […]
May 28, 2015

Grilled Corn Chowder

This is a wonderful summer soup enjoyed by many of Chef Jodi's guests!  Grilling the vegetables brings out the rich flavors that really enhance this chowder. […]