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!

Rye Bread

Rye Bread

I’ve been going through the recipe site redoing pages to make them 1) look better and 2) easier to navigate. While I’m able to make templates, it’s still a page-by-page process to apply them – and there are over 1200 pages of recipes. That doesn’t co...

NY Steak

Steaks on the Barbie

It’s in the low 40s outside – perfect grilling weather. We grill year-round and our poor grill really takes a beating. I never quite get around to cleaning it up and closing it down for the season – or cleaning it up to get ready for the season. It’s prett...

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...

Individual Frittatas

Individual Frittatas

We have been looking at ways to switch up breakfast around here. I usually go for plain yogurt – whole milk Greek – with half a banana and sprinkled with Grape Nuts, or my other go-to, steel cut oatmeal with banana – no milk or sugar. Victor will go for the othe...

Italian Cookies

The Social Security Birthday – and a Four-Day Birthday Weekend

One of the [many] fun things about being retired, is I can take a 4-day birthday weekend and not have to use vacation days! We get to just go. Well… after arranging the Nonna-Sitter, and all… but, you get the idea. It’s totally liberating to just do things when ...

Homemade Gnocchi

Homemade Gnocchi

I have been looking at the gnocchi roller for months. It’s a Mucca Rigagnocchi Gnocchi Rolling Machine from Fante’s in South Philly. Fante’s has always been a pilgrimage site for me. I love the place and can get lost in there – and spend lots of dollars e...

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