Dishing Out Recipes: Shakshuka

An aficionado of the global food scene, Chef Jodi has picked up many delicious recipes from her travels across the world. One of the greatest recipes she acquired is this Israeli breakfast/brunch recipe. This unique dish features eggs, a classic breakfast staple, while also incorporating a delicious Middle Eastern spice, Za’atar. To make the dish authentic, Chef Jodi… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Shakshuka

Dishing Out Recipes: Braised Greek Lamb Shank

This lamb dish makes an elegant special occasion dinner and is perfect for Easter. Braising a lamb shank is really not as complicated as it sounds and the taste is something heavenly! Remember to follow LaJollaCooks4U on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook for more healthy recipes. Or even better yet – book a class with us! Braised Greek… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Braised Greek Lamb Shank

Dishing Out Recipes: Japanese Eggplant Stir Fry

If you follow LaJollaCooks4U on Instagram, you know we’re always cooking up delicious and healthy dinners. The favorite go-to quick meal in our house is this Japanese Eggplant stir fry. The version I made this week included ground turkey and broccoli with long, slender Japanese eggplant mixed in. Those wary of eggplant, don’t fear! this… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Japanese Eggplant Stir Fry

Dishing Out Recipes: Mashed Potato Casserole

Mashed Potato Casserole Nothing screams holiday comfort food quite like mashed potatoes and casseroles…so why not combine the two? This heavenly mashed potato casserole is everything you want to splurge on and more. Its creamy, cheesy, and oh so delicious. Please your family, friends, and holiday guests with this epic fusion of the classics. Ingredients 14… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Mashed Potato Casserole

Dishing Out Recipes: Lemon-Herb Turkey with Lemon-Garlic Gravy

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 go back to the primitive ways of cooking your holiday poultry. Nothing beats going gourmet during the holidays! Ingredients Lemon-Herb Butter: 1 large lemon 1 small… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Lemon-Herb Turkey with Lemon-Garlic Gravy

Dishing Out Recipes: 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 melts in your mouth. Mmm!!  Add veggies within the last hour of cooking for a delicious 1-pot meal! Marinade 4 pound brisket or chuck roast 1 cup Italian Dressing 1/2 cup… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Marinade and Rub for Brisket or Chuck Roast