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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.

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Hot Pepper Sauce

I’ve wanted to make a hot pepper sauce for the longest time. Today, I finally did it! The concept is pretty simple, but the ways of going about it are more varied and complex than I ever thought possible. My all-time favorite hot sauce is Tabasco. I love it. It has just the...

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 ...

Butternut Squash Soup & Flatbread

When is a pizza not a pizza? Why, when it’s a flatbread, of course! It seems that flatbread is the new pizza – at least by restaurant definition. Pizza has traditions assigned to it – and the negative dietary connotations. Flatbread, on the other hand, can evoke...

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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