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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Ratatouille From The Garden

We have achieved vegetables! Not a whole lot, but the zucchini and eggplant are looking good. Well… the eggplant is. The zucchini has some issues – I had to get rid of half of the plant – but it’s still producing as only a squash plant can! The tomatoes ar...


Focaccia alla Molisana

Here’s one from Mary Ann Esposito – another of my favorite Italian chefs. Her show, Ciao Italia has been on TV for almost 30 years – the longest-running TV cooking show, ever. Not bad for a girl from Buffalo! One of the things I like most about Mary Ann is that ...

pork tenderloin

Pork Tenderloin

The planned dinner tonight was a pork tenderloin. Planned, as in I took a pork tenderloin out of the freezer. I had no idea what I was going to do with it, but then, that’s not unusual. I tend to kinda wing things, ya know?!? After bacon, the tenderloin is pretty much the w...

Hamburger Buns

Hamburger Buns

It’s an absolutely gorgeous, sunny day, out there – a perfect day for firing up the grill and cooking some burgers. That, of course, means making hamburger buns! I know that any normal person would run down to the store and pick up a pack. And we all know that the las...

Vanilla Cake for Two

Since I made a Chocolate Cake for Two a couple of weeks ago, I thought it time to make a Vanilla Cake for Two. I love cake. hell – I love desserts, period. This is where I really take after my mother.  You’ll note in the cook books she put together over the years tha...

Memorial Day 2018

It is dark and bleak outside. The rain is coming down in buckets. I guess it’s kinda fitting for a Memorial Day weekend – the weekend where we’re supposed to honor those who have died defending our country. This isn’t Veteran’s Day weekend – it...

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