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.

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Pistachio Liqueur in Bulk

The Pistachio Liqueur was such a success, I decided I needed to make a lot of it. Christmas is rapidly approaching and just about every gift we give is food-related and homemade. The liqueur was relatively easy to make. The only tedious part is the straining. It needs numerous st...

Pistachio Liqueur

When we were in Italy a few years ago, we bought a little souvenir bottle of pistachio cream liqueur. It was in a bottle the shape of Italy and cost a grand total of about 1 euro. It held exactly enough to make one batch of really good pistachio biscotti. We looked for more, but ...

Creamy Soup and Crusty Rolls

Victor made a great batch of soup, yesterday, whilst I was at work. One of those perfect surprises after a long shift. We had broccoli and cauliflower in the ‘fridge that was needing some attention, so he threw it in a pot and made it all hot. More or less. Soup making is a...

Pogaca Rolls

I love it when a new cooking magazine arrives and I immediately see a recipe I immediately want to make. Fine Cooking did not disappoint. Pogaca rolls – pronounced po-ah-cha – hail from Turkey. We know my penchant for international foods, so these fit right in. I trul...

Maple Walnut Cheesecake

You know me… any excuse for a party. And any excuse for making a wicked dessert. This particular excuse was my friend and coworker, Fran’s, birthday. With so many employees, our basic rule-of-thumb at work is we’ll celebrate your day if you’re actually wor...

Prime Rib and the Ghosts of Christmas’ Past

The quiet day turned into a quiet night. And a really great dinner. And a great dessert. Prime Rib. Not something I buy often. Nor anything I cook often. Lord knows I cooked enough of them in my early Hyatt days, but not so much, anymore. Granted, it’s one of the easiest pi...

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