Dishing Out Recipes: Pear, Fig and Blue Cheese Flatbread

Pear, Fig and Blue Cheese Flatbread With the holiday seasons quickly approaching, we know you’ve got a lot of party planning and entertaining coming your way. So why not make lighten the load by checking searching for an appetizer recipe off of your list! This flatbread is amazing. It’s savory and sweet all in one. Treat… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Pear, Fig and Blue Cheese Flatbread

Dishing Out Recipes: Wild Mushroom and Leek Stuffing

Wild Mushroom and Leek Stuffing This isn’t your boring old box stuffing. No way! This mouthwatering stuffing is packed full of rich garden flavors that really complement your trusty Thanksgiving bird. Wow your guests during the holiday season with this excellent gourmet stuffing! Ingredients 1 1/2 cups hot water 1/2 ounce dried porcini mushrooms* 1 cup… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Wild Mushroom and Leek Stuffing

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: Bourbon and Chocolate Pecan Pie

Bourbon and Chocolate Pecan Pie November is finally here and it’s time to break out the pies! This magnificent pecan pie is just the treat to provide your friends and family with the “warm” thanks they deserve this holiday season. So what are you waiting for? Get baking! Ingredients Pie Pastry: 1 cup unbleached flour, plus… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Bourbon and Chocolate Pecan Pie

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

What’s New: Busy Bees Buzzing in the Kitchen

Busy Bees Buzzing in the Kitchen This has been a very busy month here at Lajollacooks4u. Not only did we welcome two very large groups into the kitchen, but we also have been hustling to create our first ever cookbook! What an exiting month July has been. We just can’t wait to see what August brings. The ride… Continue reading What’s New: Busy Bees Buzzing in the Kitchen