Grilling 101: Tips for your Summer BBQ!!

Summer is finally here, and there’s no better way to enjoy these warm summer evenings than out by the grill with your family and friends!  Here’s what you need to know to become the grill-master of your neighborhood: Get a Clean Start Prior to heating up the grill, use a long-handled wire brush to scrub… Continue reading Grilling 101: Tips for your Summer BBQ!!

Dishing Out Recipes: Cucumber Martini

If you’re looking for a martini that’s slightly different, give this recipe a try!  Cucumber adds a hint of light flavor, as well as a bit of texture to a basic martini.  What better way to kick-off the weekend? What You’ll Need: 1 1/2 oz. citrus flavored vodka 1 seedless cucumber, sliced 1/2 oz. fresh… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Cucumber Martini

Grilled Fresh Salsa for the Holiday Weekend!

Who says the grill is just for meat?  Spice up your Memorial Day weekend with some fresh and delicious grilled salsa!  This recipe is straight from Huerta los Tamarindos Organic Farm and Restaurant in Cabo San Jose! What You’ll Need: 2 pounds fresh tomato 2 cloves of garlic 4 Jalapeno pepper 1 Red Onion (Medium-sized)… Continue reading Grilled Fresh Salsa for the Holiday Weekend!

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: 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: Cilantro, Lime & Jalapeno Hummus

Here at Lajollacooks4u, we’re known for our California Cuisine. We love to create dishes that give you that fun-in-the-sun feeling you experience while spending the day on a warm, San Diego beach. So of course, we put a fun and flavorful California twist to the traditional hummus dish! Chef Jodi combined California-classic ingredients (cilantro, lime and jalapeno) with traditional two-bean… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Cilantro, Lime & Jalapeno Hummus

Dishing Out Recipes: Sugar-Free & Gluten-Free Granola Bars

We know how those days are, when it feels as if you’re always on the “go, go go” and it seems as if it’s too much to keep eating fresh & healthy snacks and meals. You can have it all- the healthy lifestyle and busy schedule- when you pack yourself several of these sugar-free & gluten-free granola… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Sugar-Free & Gluten-Free Granola Bars