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Dishing Out Recpies

October 24, 2019

Artichoke, Shiitake Mushroom and Tomatoes Sauteed with Chicken or Fresh Fish

This is a delicious dish that we love to serve to our team-building events and cooking classes!  Can be served over sautéed chicken or fish! What […]
October 11, 2019

Creamy Chicken Curry

This entree is great for cooler temps! What You’ll Need: 5 boneless chicken breast (cut into pieces) 3 teaspoons curry powder ½ cup flour Salt and […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

November 12, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Mackay CEO Forums

We had an international group join us in our kitchen last week, as we hosted Mackay CEO Forums!  The Canada-based CEO development program brought 11 of […]
November 4, 2019

Lajollacooks4u Explores Japanese Food Scene

Last month, Chef Jodi traveled to Japan to learn more about Japanese cuisine and immerse herself in Japanese culture. Her first stop was Tokyo, where she […]

Kitchen Tips

November 7, 2019

Getting your Kitchen Holiday Ready with Seven Easy Steps

The holiday season is underway, with Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah right around the corner. It’s no wonder that we use our kitchen more during the next […]
November 3, 2019

Everything Fall

Now that the weather has turned and it’s getting a little cooler, we are all about roasting vegetables this time of year!  Pumpkin and all kinds […]

Our Team Events

August 28, 2019

Three Reasons Why You Need to Book a Private Cooking Party This Fall

This summer, we announced we will offer Private Cooking Parties to our guests, and already we’ve seen a spike in bookings as the fall season arrives.  […]
August 14, 2019

Overcoming the Summer Slump at Work

It’s August, and we’re officially in the “dog days of summer.” But even though the temperatures are rising, it doesn’t necessarily mean our productivity levels are, […]
May 22, 2019

Grilled Eggplant Stacks with Manchego Cheese

We top these with Chimichurri sauce, drizzled with balsamic vinegar or even tomato sauce.  Light and simply delicious! What You’ll Need: 2 -3 medium globe eggplants […]
May 4, 2019

Spiced Crusted Salmon with Ginger–Cilantro Yogurt Sauce

With this fresh fish recipe, your body and your tastebuds will be thanking you, it’s guaranteed! You can also use Halibut, Sea Bass or any other […]
April 9, 2019

Homemade Flour Tortillas

This is an authentic recipe from my beloved Mariela, my sous chef and right arm for Lajollacooks4u! What You’ll Need: 3 cups unbleached flour 1 teaspoon […]
March 3, 2019

Warm Berry Coulis

This is an enticing blend of fresh fruits mixed with just a hint of sugar. Celebrate the sweetness of spring by topping off some Greek yogurt […]
February 5, 2019

Winter Fruits and Veggies: What’s In-Season Now

  Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you have to stop eating nutritiously!  This time of the year is actually the prime season for certain types […]
October 20, 2018

Pumpkin Soup with Sage

This is a delicious seasonal soup for you and your family to enjoy.  Feel free to substitute butternut squash for pumpkins, if desired. What You’ll Need: […]
January 26, 2018

Roasted Butternut Squash, Beets, Pepitas and Feta Salad

To complement the other dishes in this month’s menu, we pulled together the perfect salad appetizer.  Serve up just the veggies or drizzle our Balsamic Vinaigrette […]
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 […]
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 […]