End-of-Summer Tips for Fruits and Veggies

Labor Day is just around the corner, so now is the time to eat all the fresh tomatoes, peppers, berries and stone fruits you can get your hands on!  Their fragrant flavors are at their peak right now, which means you should take advantage of them in a wide variety of ways.  Here are a… Continue reading End-of-Summer Tips for Fruits and Veggies

Kitchen Tips: Keep a Well-Stocked Pantry

The year is finally off and here in La Jolla our schedules are busier than ever. In conjunction with Canned Foods Month this February, I’m sharing with you essential pantry staples that I always keep in my kitchen for impromptu meals as well some ideas how to use them. Beans – These are my go-to… Continue reading Kitchen Tips: Keep a Well-Stocked Pantry

Prepping for Turkey Day

The Halloween is over, which means now is the perfect time to start planning for the next big holiday event: Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is a classic American holiday and one of our favorites here at Lajollacooks4u. This celebratory feast was made for foodies – so if you’re one of us, then it’s time to start prepping for the excitement to come. Check out… Continue reading Prepping for Turkey Day

Kitchen Tips: It’s the Time of the Season

It’s the Time of the Season The summer is fabulous time to enjoy the bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables from your booming local farmer’s markets. But as the seasons begin to change and autumn starts to roll in, we also have to start welcoming the changing produce. Knowing what’s in season during the colder months is… Continue reading Kitchen Tips: It’s the Time of the Season

Kitchen Tips: Transitioning from Summer to Autumn

Kitchen Tips for Transitioning from Summer to Autumn September can be a confusing month…autumn isn’t quite here yet, nor has summer said its last goodbyes. The weather says it’s still safe to grill outside, but roasting food indoors is coming back in season. And while all of the earth’s produce is starting to change from summer’s bounty… Continue reading Kitchen Tips: Transitioning from Summer to Autumn