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Tim and Victor's Totally Joyous Recipes

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We have recipes from family reunions, heart-healthy from the ’90s, artery-clogging from the ’60’s, rustic breads, gooey desserts, hundreds of recipes from friends and family, quick and easy ideas, and whatever we decided to pull together for dinner. Eclectic, to say the least.

And eclectic really does sum up what it’s all about – fun food for fun people with something for any occasion.

Peruse the site and have some fun! There Are several thousand recipes just waiting for you!


The Cook Book Collections



Grilled Nectarines

One of the quickest and easiest desserts this time of year comes right off the grill – peaches and nectarines topped with anything and sprinkled with something. That simple. Peaches and nectarines are actually the same fruit – one has fuzz and the other doesn’t....


The Day Before The Holiday

The only thing better than a holiday is celebrating the day before while the weather is still good. And we had some great weather, today. We headed all the way to Berwyn. We sucked it up, got Nonna into the car, checked the traffic report, and started our trek. Three miles, door...

Food From Around The World


Sunday in the Kitchen

It’s been a fun day in the kitchen. I made Mint Pepper Jelly and fried peppers, and Victor made Green Bean Salad, Walnut Pesto, and Pistachio Pesto. All before noon! We can be industrious when we want to be. If you have ever planted mint in your life, you know that it grows...


Olive Oil from Modica

George, our host in Sicily, when we visited last May, is a true Renaissance Man. Once we left the 1-800-world of big-box home centers and 24-hour supermarkets, we entered a world where your ingenuity and creativity are the keys to survival. He has caper bushes growing along th...

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