Dishing out Recipes: Quinoa and Spring Vegetable Pilaf

Quinoa and Spring Vegetable Pilaf Chef Jodi Says: “I love this recipe. I use red and black quinoa as well which gives it a very crunchy and nutty flavor. I also use whatever vegetables are in season, such as corn and snap peas and green onions in the spring” 1 cup Quinoa, rinsed & drained… Continue reading Dishing out Recipes: Quinoa and Spring Vegetable Pilaf

What’s New: Traveling Chicks

Traveling Chicks chose La Jolla as this year’s destination and Lajollacooks4u as their activity Traveling Chicks, a women’s traveling group, started as a garden club 13 years ago in Arizona. Once a year, the group travels together to a new place and La Jolla was this year’s destination. The lovely ladies found us through an… Continue reading What’s New: Traveling Chicks

What’s New: Jewish National Fund

Cooking Demonstration and Fundraising Luncheon with JNF’s Women Alliance Lajollacooks4u hosted a cooking class and luncheon as a recruitment drive for the Jewish National Fund’s (JNF) Women’s Alliance. The event included guest speaker, Diane Scar, National Campaign Director of JNF, who shared stories of the JNF’s incredible work in Israel and on programs that help… Continue reading What’s New: Jewish National Fund

What’s New: Commercial Club

Lajollacooks4u has been very busy this month with several groups and exciting events! The Commercial Club attended an extensive wine pairing and four course cooking class. A¬†group of 20 bankers from different parts of the country gathered in Chef Jodi’s kitchen for a Farm to Table and Wine Pairing demonstrations. Four different wines were presented… Continue reading What’s New: Commercial Club

New Wine, Cheese & Tapas Cooking Class

Exciting New Cooking Class offered at Lajollacooks4u! Wine, Cheese & Tapas Cooking Class Thursday, May 2, 2013 5:30 p.m. Gourmet Fromage, Fantastic Wines, & Fabulous Tapas Chefs Jodi Abel, from Lajollacooks4u, and Samantha Rees from Intimate Gatherings, will engage your taste buds with wine and cheese pairings and also guide you in a fun, hands-on