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

June 22, 2019

Edamame Salad with Blackened Shrimp

  This is a great summertime salad, and the lime vinaigrette gives it that fresh California flair! What You’ll Need: 4 cups field greens 1 cup […]
June 12, 2019

Deconstructed Caesar Salad

We borrowed this go-to meal – ready in 20 minutes – from Epicurious.  It has all the elements of a classic chicken Caesar salad, but instead […]
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: […]

MAIN ENTREES

June 13, 2019

Turkey Burgers

What You’ll Need: 1 small onion, finely diced 1 Granny Smith apple, grated 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 -2 pounds ground turkey […]
June 11, 2019

Lamb Sliders

Delicious and a great alternative to classic burgers, serve with a cucumber yogurt sauce. What You’ll Need: 1 pound ground lamb or beef ½ red onions, […]
May 22, 2019

Yogurt-Marinated Chicken Kebabs with Aleppo Pepper

It’s all about marinating chicken in yogurt this summer! Yogurt will give your chicken a creamy, succulent texture – we promise this is an easy-to-do recipe […]

VEGGIES

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 […]
April 10, 2019

Dijon Haricot Green Beans with Crispy Shallots

If you’re looking for some delicious green bean recipes, Lajollacooks4u has you covered!  Not only are these delicious, but they’re farm-to-table nutritious, too!  We love to […]
January 13, 2019

Eggplant and Chickpea Saute

This is a simple and delicious vegetable dish that the whole family will enjoy! What You’ll Need: 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 1 […]

GRAINS, PASTA, POTATOES & LEGUMES

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 […]
November 17, 2018

Hasselback Butternut Squash

This is one of our favorite dishes for Thanksgiving, courtesy of bonappetit.com.  Guaranteed to wow your guests this holiday! What You’ll Need: 1 large butternut squash […]

DESSERTS

July 1, 2019

Strawberry Shortcake

If this isn’t your go-to summer dessert, we don’t know what is! Light and fresh – simply delicious! What You’ll Need: Shortcakes: 2 hard-boiled egg yolks, […]
June 12, 2019

Rocky Road Chocolate Cake

  This is one decadent cake – so moist and delicious!  You can be creative and add any toppings you want. What You’ll Need: ¾ cup […]
April 10, 2019

Pavlova

With seasonal fruit and fresh whipped cream, this elegant dessert is so simple to prepare and will certainly wow your family and your dinner guests.  This […]