End-of-Summer Tips for Fruits and Veggies

Labor Day is just around the corner, so now is the time to eat all the fresh tomatoes, peppers, berries and stone fruits you can get your hands on!  Their fragrant flavors are at their peak right now, which means you should take advantage of them in a wide variety of ways.  Here are a… Continue reading End-of-Summer Tips for Fruits and Veggies

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!

Kitchen Tips: It’s the Time of the Season

It’s the Time of the Season The summer is fabulous time to enjoy the bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables from your booming local farmer’s markets. But as the seasons begin to change and autumn starts to roll in, we also have to start welcoming the changing produce. Knowing what’s in season during the colder months is… Continue reading Kitchen Tips: It’s the Time of the Season

Kitchen Tips: Transitioning from Summer to Autumn

Kitchen Tips for Transitioning from Summer to Autumn September can be a confusing month…autumn isn’t quite here yet, nor has summer said its last goodbyes. The weather says it’s still safe to grill outside, but roasting food indoors is coming back in season. And while all of the earth’s produce is starting to change from summer’s bounty… Continue reading Kitchen Tips: Transitioning from Summer to Autumn

Kitchen Tips: What’s In The Bag?!

What’s In The Bag?  We all use our faithful plastic baggies for storage, but who knew that they could be used for so much more?? There are lots of ways to use Ziploc baggies in the kitchen and we’d like to tell how they too can become one of your most favorite and resourceful kitchen tools. Storage… Continue reading Kitchen Tips: What’s In The Bag?!