Math IS Real Life: November 2018 Edition – An English recipe

This It’s the first Wednesday of November which means it’s time for our monthly linky – Math IS Real Life!! If you want to see how the linky works, or just want other real world math ideas, check out our Pinterest Board of all the posts so that you can look back and find some great ideas and REAL pictures to use in your classroom!

If you are linking up, please include the below picture to link back to this blog post


 A monthly REAL WORLD math blog link-up hosted by MissMathDork,


Ever get in a rut with cooking?  We do all the the time… This past week my husband texted to ask what we were having for dinner and I told him there was a roast in the oven, but I wasn’t sure what side we would be having quite yet. Without missing a beat he sent me a link to the top 10 sides to have with roast — #1 Yorkshire Pudding.  I checked out the recipe and decided, “what the heck?” that seems pretty simple.  The only issue I had was most (but, oddly, not all) of the recipe was in metric.

So I used my handy smart phone to help with some conversions. I was a bit leary that the mL to cups conversion wasn’t exactly 3/4 c or 1/8 c, but hoped for the best (not always a great idea when baking….)


Thankfully, they turned out DELICIOUS! This is absolutely a recipe we will be using in the future 🙂  So tasty, so eggy, so bready…. sooooo good! I love when math helps make a yummy treat!


  Don’t forget to check out the other MIRL posts below!  Check back over the next few days – more will be added!!

Categories: #mirl, computation and estimation, geometry and measurement, math is real life, and mathematical reasoning.

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