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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What to do with all the China

Uncle Tommy – husband of Aunt Dolores of Rum Ball fame – was a Trainmaster for the Southern Pacific Railroad back in the glory days of rail travel. As such, he had the opportunity to buy or otherwise procure unclaimed and damaged freight and baggage. One of the things...


I took some ground beef out of the freezer before work this morning, figuring I’d throw something together when I got home. I had no plan – but we do have plenty of things to use up… lots of tomatoes from the garden, cheeses… we always have a well-stocked ...

The Trip to Bountiful

Our trip to bountiful is walking outside. The garden is going crazy! It is so much fun walking outside and picking dinner. The challenge will be properly utilizing everything. We had a hard time last year keeping up with one eggplant – so this year we planted two. We’...

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...

Almond Torta

A good dinner deserves a good dessert – and Victor made a good dessert! Quite a few years ago we saw Lidia bake this cake on one of her shows. We thought it looked great, we were intrigued – and then promptly forgot about it. We saw it, again. Started paying attention...

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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