M&Ms Fudge

Homemade Fudge

Dessert is a big deal in the Thorpe house. Each week I make a yummy dessert or  two, so we’ll have plenty of sweetness to enjoy before we head to bed. Dessert isn’t particularly fancy, but rather something basic like this Old Fashioned Butter Cake (the best butter cake recipe on Earth by the way!), Peach Continue Reading…

Pressure Cooker Taco Soup

Taco Soup

My husband and the kids love tacos. I love a one pot wonder. This pressure cooker taco soup is a win for everyone because it has the taco ingredients we all enjoy and it’s quickly and easily prepared inside our 6 quart pressure cooker. This soup is great for chilly fall evenings and for those nights Continue Reading…

Pressure Cooked Pork Chops and Potatoes

Pressure Cooker Pork Chops

A mom’s life is a busy one. There’s always something for us to do. Because I’m trying to juggle so many things, it’s easy for me to let the dinner ball drop. To prevent that from happening regularly, I love to use my slow cooker. I can load it up with ingredients in the morning Continue Reading…

Pumpkin Ice Cream

Scoop of gourmet pumpkin gelato in white bowl.

When I was in college, the student food court had a huge ice cream bar. Whenever I had dinner in the food court, I always had ice cream for dessert. It was there I discovered pumpkin ice cream. It’s beautiful color and flecks of spice piqued my interest and its earthy burst of spicy fall Continue Reading…