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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Honey and Oat Loaf with Cayenne

Soda Bread with Cayenne

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day. Or… Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona as they say in Munster… My plan for the day was to make my Beef Braised in Guinness for dinner. Victor’s still not much of a cooked cabbage person, so there’s no real reason to cook it just for...

Spring Salad

Spring Salads

Ah… the First Day of Spring… Sadly, we’re going to get rain starting tonight and continuing through Friday. It’s nowhere near the devastation that’s happening in Nebraska, but, c’mon… I’m over it for a few days! I’d really lik...

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake

‘Tis the season to eat pumpkin – and while pumpkin pie is one of my most favorite desserts, a pumpkin cheesecake ain’t too shabby, either – especially when pecans and maple syrup are included! We’re bringing a couple of desserts and an appetizer to d...

Chicken Cutlets

The End of Week Thirty-Five

Weight-loss this week is being measured in ounces, not pounds – but it’s in the loss category. I’ll take it. It’s also being measured in the pain category. Our trainer is ramping it up, again. He had us working the core, today. I wanted to die several time...

Crab Cioppino

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas …

… and more Ghosts of Christmases past have surfaced. Coming from a large family, Christmas was anything but quiet. When it was merely the six kids, it was chaos and pandemonium. Imagine six kids attacking the tree looking for gifts with their name on it. A finite amount of ...



The latest addition to our homemade liqueurs is Anisette! It’s a key ingredient in so many baked goods – and it’s the perfect digestif after dinner – on its own, mixed with water, or in coffee. While anisette is traditionally clear, ours is infused with st...

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