Miracles do not, in fact, break the laws of nature. C. S. Lewis

The title of the post means that I finally found a job! After a year and 9 months of searching I am now working regular hours and loving it! As such I will be taking a 2 week break while my body and mind adjust to the new schedule. During that time I will be cooking and prepping new posts so I have a small stockpile of posts built up for times when I am working more overtime hours and less time to cook. I will be back to my regular 2 time a week posting on October 2nd. I love my blog, and sharing recipes with everyone and I promise you that I have some great recipes lined up to share when I get back. As always if you have a recipe you would like to see converted please send it to me and I will work it into the rotation. See you all soon!


Bread Pudding


IMG_0191This is one of my husbands favorites. I serve this warm with either pancake syrup or cream to pour over.


4 to 7 slices of bread

2tbsp melted butter or margarine

4 eggs

2c/237ml milk

3/4c/175g sugar

1tsp cinnamon

1tsp vanilla

2tbsp brown sugar

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Banana Bread

IMG_0171This is my mother’s recipe, she picked it up from a friend who served this as a dessert at a dinner party accompanied with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. It has since been published in several Church Cookbooks and passed around among friends and family. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.


2 cups/340g flour

1c/230g sugar

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp baking soda/bicarbonate of soda

1 tsp baking powder

2/3 c/157ml vegetable oil

3 large eggs

1/2c/115g sour(ed) cream

1c/270g mashed banana

1c/100g nut of your choice ( I like walnut pieces, though pecan is very good as well)


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Caramel-Pecan Monkey Bread

165388_515350458063_4685435_nI found this recipe in a Taste of Home magazine a week or so before our wedding. As we had opted for a Honeymoon at home I decided to make this recipe for a special breakfast the morning after our wedding. It seems like a lot of work, and it is, but it is completely worth it! You can see this recipe on their website here. I have converted it for British measures.


Sweet Dough

1 package(2 tsp)(7g) yeast

1/4 c/60 ml plus 1 tbsp warm water

1 1/4c/300ml warm milk

1/3c/75g butter/margerine

1/4c/50g sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp salt

5c/625g plain/allpurpose flour


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Calling All Recipes!

If you have a recipe you would like converted (North American to British, or British to North American) post the link or recipe in the comments and I will convert it for you. Unfortunately I am unable to convert any recipe that contains Melon (Watermelon, Honeydew, cantaloupe, ect) due to an extreme food allergy.