Brown Rice and Corn Pilaf with Lemon Dressing

It’s still summer and corn is in abundance!  Try this delicious side dish and make the most of your summer nights. What You’ll Need: 1 cup long-grain brown rice (Basmati brown rice) 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 1/2 cups fresh corn kernels (cut from 2 ears) or frozen corn… Continue reading Brown Rice and Corn Pilaf with Lemon Dressing

Dishing up Recipes: Tuscan Tuna Salad

If you’re looking for a light summer lunch, you’ve come to the right place.  This dish may be light, but it’s simple to make and packed with flavor! What You’ll Need: 3 cans of tuna in olive oil 3 celery stalks, finely chopped ½ purple onion, finely chopped 2 Tablespoons fresh dill, chopped ½ can… Continue reading Dishing up Recipes: Tuscan Tuna Salad

Kitchen Tips: How to Select, Store and Cook Stone Fruit!

Now that we’re at the peak of the summer season, it’s time to take advantage of stone fruits! What are stone fruits, you ask?  They’re peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots, cherries – basically any fruit that has a hard “stone” pit in the center.  They’re at their peak from June to September, making now the perfect… Continue reading Kitchen Tips: How to Select, Store and Cook Stone Fruit!

Lajollacooks4u Welcomes TriTech into the Kitchen!

TriTech Software Systems, the leading manufacturer of emergency-response software in the U.S., stepped away from its national sales conference to join Chef Jodi for an exciting afternoon of team building at the Hilton Harbor Island hotel in downtown San Diego earlier this month! Approximately 70 team members attended Lajollacooks4u’s cooking challenge and were eager to… Continue reading Lajollacooks4u Welcomes TriTech into the Kitchen!

Lajollacooks4u Receives Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence for the Second Year in a Row!

Lajollacooks4u is pleased to announce it has been named as one of Trip Advisor’s 2016 Certificate of Excellence recipients! The recognition, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on Trip Advisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only approximately 10 percent of businesses listed on Trip… Continue reading Lajollacooks4u Receives Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence for the Second Year in a Row!

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: 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