la jolla cooking

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 27, 2020

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Collins Aerospace

We kicked off the New Year with a bang by welcoming Collins Aerospace, of Chula Vista, into our kitchen! Katie Isberner was looking for something unique […]
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 […]

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 […]
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! What You’ll Need: […]
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. […]