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Measurement Conversions Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jaki-Lynn Dixon
Added: Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pinch = less than 1/8 teaspoon (dry)
1 dash = 3 drops to 1/4 teaspoon (liquid)
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon = 1/2 ounce (liquid and dry)
2 tablespoons = 1 ounce (liquid and dry)
4 tablespoons = 2 ounces (liquid and dry) = 1/4 cup
5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup
16 tablespoons = 8 ounces = 1 cup = 1/2 pound
16 tablespoons = 48 teaspoons
32 tablespoons = 16 ounces = 2 cups = 1 pound
64 tablespoons = 32 ounces = 1 quart = 2 pounds
1 cup = 8 ounces (liquid) = 1/2 pint
2 cups = 16 ounces (liquid) = 1 pint
4 cups = 32 ounces (liquid) = 2 pints = 1 quart
16 cups = 128 ounces (liquid) = 4 quarts = 1 gallon
1 quart = 2 pints (dry)
8 quarts = 1 peck (dry)
4 pecks = 1 bushel (dry)

Directions:
Directions:
16 tablespoons = 1 cup = 8 fl. oz.
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons = 2/3 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
6 tablespoons = 3/8 cup
5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon = 1/3 cup
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup
2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons = 1/6 cup
1 tablespoon = 1/16 cup
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints = 1 quart
4 quarts = 1 gallon
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
48 teaspoons = 1 cup
16 Oz. = 1 lb.
1 Oz. = 28.35 grams
Dash = less than 1/8 tsp
1 pinch = less than 1/8 teaspoon (dry)

 

 

 

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