Thanksgiving

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 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 […]
November 16, 2018

Chef Jodi’s Thanksgiving Menu 2018

Thanksgiving is around the corner, so if you're looking for some menu ideas, check out Chef Jodi's menu this year for some Turkey Day inspiration! Appetizers […]
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: […]
November 23, 2016

Roasted Pumpkin and Butternut Squash

This is a perfect dish for the holidays!  Use as a side dish or savory seasonal snack. What You’ll Need: 1 Butternut Squash 2 small pumpkins […]
July 2, 2016

Marinade and Rub for Brisket or Chuck Roast

Marinade and Rub for Brisket or Chuck Roast Chef Jodi usually prefers chuck roast over brisket for these recipes. Chuck roast has more fat and it literally […]
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 […]
November 7, 2014

Super Spiced Nuts

Spiced Nuts  This is a wonderful recipe to gift to friends during the holidays.  You can also change up the spices and the types of nuts […]
November 7, 2014

Kitchen Tips: Theme of Thanksgiving

Chef Jodi is dishing out some wise words to prep for the big Turkey Day! If you haven't already, mark your calendars: Thanksgiving is November 27, 2014. […]
November 5, 2014

Brussel Sprouts with Sriracha and Balsalmic Vinegar

Anything goes good with Sriracha. Including brussel sprouts! For some, Sriracha is a serious staple. While others might not as hot about the Thai chili paste, […]