Summer Fun at Lajollacooks4u! Team Building, Family Gatherings and BBQ Kick-offs!

Looking for an innovative way to bond with your colleagues?  Want a fun activity to do with your family?  Well, look no further than Lajollacooks4u! We have everything you need when it comes to fun this summer, we’ve been uniting teams and families through hands-on cooking since 2008.  With new recipes, new competitions and new… Continue reading Summer Fun at Lajollacooks4u! Team Building, Family Gatherings and BBQ Kick-offs!

Dishing Out Recipes: Elegant Springtime Dessert & Perfect for Passover!

Pavlova is a perfect springtime dessert that is light, easy and elegant. Named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova, fresh fruit sits on a bed of luscious whipped cream and a marshmallow-like meringue base. Passover is around the corner, and this is a fabulous dessert for the holiday!
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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 Recipe: Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread I like to bake these in mini loaf pans or Bundt cakes as well! The bread is a holiday party favorite and the mini loaves make great holiday gifts for family and friends. Add chocolate chips to the batter for a little something extra. YUM! Ingredients  1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipe: Pumpkin Bread

Dishing Out Recipes: Dutch Apple Cake

Dutch Apple Cake A “to-die-for” apple cake recipe inspired from a visit to Amsterdam! Dutch Apple Cake is a wonderful dessert to help ease the transition from summer to autumn. This cake is such a crowd pleaser…and it works perfectly for both end-of-summer gatherings and those upcoming holiday parties. Filling 2 pounds tart apples, Granny Smith, diced 1 medium-sized lemon,… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Dutch Apple Cake

Dishing Out Recipes: Nectarine and Blackberry Crostata

Nectarine and Blackberry Crostata This is an absolutely fabulous recipe. Feel free to use ready-made pie dough to make it even easier! Crust 1 2/3 cup all purpose flour ¼ cup polenta (coarse cornmeal) 1 ¾ stick unsalted butter, chilled and cut into cubes 1/3 cup ice water 3 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon orange peel,… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Nectarine and Blackberry Crostata

Dishing Out Recipes: Fresh Fruit Tart

Fresh Fruit Tart There’s nothing quite like fresh fruit in the summertime!! Everything is ripe and seasonal and oh so sweet. Showcase America’s finest fruits this Independence day with our amazing Fresh Fruit Tart recipe. You will have your guests licking their plates clean and begging for more! Mmmm… For Crust: 1 cup all purpose flour 3/4 cup… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Fresh Fruit Tart