Dishing Out Recipes

APPETIZERS

November 18, 2013

Dishing Out Recipes: Pear Pastry Triangles

  Add on another appetizer to your Thanksgiving dinner! 'Tis the season to dish out holiday recipes from Lajollacooks4u! So far we've shared Chef Jodi's delicious […]
January 2, 2015

Deviled Eggs with Smoked Salmon

March is Springing forward and Easter is right around the corner! And Easter would not be complete without EGGS. So I am recommending the easy and […]
August 5, 2015

Grilled Flatbreads

Grilled Flatbreads You'll love making this recipe. Not only is the dough is quick and easy to make, but grilling the flatbreads is also a blast for you […]

SOUPS AND SALADS

July 1, 2020

Cilantro Lime Coleslaw

I love cole slaw, especially in summer!  Pair it with anything grilled.  The flavors are so clean and delicious! What You'll Need: 4 – 6 cups […]
June 15, 2020

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Want to wow Dad this Father's Day? Make this easy and delicious side dish! What You'll Need: 2  8 oz. cans black beans, rinsed and drained […]
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 […]

MAIN ENTREES

June 16, 2020

Crispy Pork Carnitas

This is a fabulous dish and works as a great meal for Father's Day! What You'll Need: 4 pounds (or 2 kg) skinless, boneless pork butt […]
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 […]
December 16, 2019

Beef Tenderloin with a Mustard Seed Herb Rub

This delicious dish pretty much works with any meat and has so much flavor!  Try with Prime Rib to make it a delicious holiday meal staple. […]

VEGGIES

November 21, 2019

Dijon Haricot Green Beans with Crispy Shallots

If you're looking for a delicious Thanksgiving green bean recipe, we have you covered!  Not only is this delicious, but it's farm-to-table nutritious, too! What You’ll […]
October 6, 2019

Roasted Carrots and Asparagus Bundles

This is a delicious fall recipe.  Feel free to substitute with zucchini! What You'll Need: 1 pound fresh asparagus spears, tough ends trimmed and discarded 8 […]
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 […]

GRAINS, PASTA, POTATOES & LEGUMES

March 11, 2020

Rainbow Quinoa Salad

This is a delicious, nutrient-rich side dish that is perfect for spring! What You'll Need: For Salad: 4 cups water 2/3 cup chopped dried fruit (such […]
June 13, 2019

Cajun Sweet Potato Wedges

What You’ll Need: 2-3 large sweet potatoes (or yams), sliced in wedges 2-3 Tablespoons of olive oil 2-3 Tablespoons Cajun spice (or blackened seasoning) Blackened Seasoning […]
March 2, 2019

Vermicelli Rice Pilaf

This delicious side dish is featured in our cookbook - pairs well with so many dishes and is simple to make! What You'll Need: 1 cup […]

DESSERTS

July 1, 2020

Homemade Cherry Pie

   This is a delicious summer dessert!  Tip: You can make the pie crust of your choice or use a store bought one. What You'll Need: […]
June 16, 2020

Fresh Fruit Crostata

This is a delicious summer dessert that I make again and again!  Try to use fresh stone fruit that is overripe, such as plums, nectarines, peaches […]
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 […]