Valentines Day

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 […]
February 10, 2020

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, 2020

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 […]