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: 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: Pumpkin Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Sage

Pumpkin Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Sage Nothing says its autumn quite like warm and delicious comfort food. This seasonal gnocchi dish is such a treat and it is the perfect dish for your holiday events. It is fabulous on its own or as a side dish to your favorite meat. YUM! Ingredients 1 head of… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Pumpkin Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Sage

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

What’s New: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall This was a heated summer for Lajollacooks4u. Not only did we welcome new and wonderful faces, but we worked day-in and day-out to compile a cookbook worthy of our fans.  And now as summer comes to a close and autumn begins to greet us, we can’t wait to announce that our cookbook is making… Continue reading What’s New: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

Dishing Out Recipes: Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms A wonderful appetizer or a great vegetarian meal! Stick to our ingredients or get creative…doesn’t matter what you do as long as you get eating. Ingredients 6 medium sized Portobello 1 red onion, thinly sliced 1 pound fresh spinach, stems removed 3 fresh ripe tomatoes, chopped 3 cloves chopped garlic 2 tablespoons olive… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Stuffed Mushrooms