Valentines Day

Dishing Out Recpies

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) […]
December 18, 2019

Shrimp Salsa Verde

  You can make this simple, elegant dish with many varieties of fish, such as halibut, sea bass and tuna.  It’s completely up to you! What […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

December 30, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: AristaMD

Last week, we welcomed our last group to visit us in 2019!  San Diego-based telehealth company, AristaMD, brought 15 of its team members for a special […]
December 18, 2019

New Year’s Eve 2019 Checklist

There’s nothing like a festive New Year’s Eve party, and with 2020 being right around the corner, you may feel compelled to throw a bash of […]

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 […]
February 2, 2018

Valentine’s Day Menu

Looking to stay in this Valentine’s Day? Skip the crowds and the over-priced restaurant fare and prepare your own meal!  Use our menu below for some […]
January 27, 2018

Pairing Wine and Chocolate

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and there’s no better time than now to start polishing up on your wine and chocolate knowledge! But, pairing […]
January 20, 2018

Chocolate Melting Cake

One of our favorite lovey-dovey desserts, which is also a hit among the guests who join us for Valentine’s Day and – well – any other […]
February 14, 2017

Baking with Chocolate

Cooking with chocolate can be challenging, so we’re here to offer you some tips! First, Know Your Chocolate Dark With a cacao content in the 70% […]
February 8, 2016

Valentine’s Day Dinner

Don’t fear if you haven’t made reservations for Valentine’s Day yet.  It’s the busiest night of the year for many restaurants but we think cooking for […]
March 3, 2015

What’s New: Foodie Adventures in February

28 Days of Traveling, Wining, Cooking and Dining From wining and dining in Cape Town to hosting a Valentine’s getaway for a Puerto Rican couple, to private cooking […]
February 2, 2015

What’s New: Blasting Off Into the New Year

The Ingredients Are Loaded, the Stove Is Hot…Lajollacooks4u is Hitting It Big Into the New Year!    It seems like just yesterday we were banging pots and […]
February 2, 2015

Chicken Arrabbiata

This Valentine’s Day, set the mood with this hot and spicy entree. You can make this dish as mild or as spicy as you desire, depending […]
February 2, 2015

Kitchen Tips: Frozen and Fresh

Stay Cool and Fresh: Herbs and Your Freezer Stay Cool, Keep it Frozen: Your Freezer While some on the east coast are able to keep just […]