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5. Kitchen Math Recipe

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This recipe for 5. Kitchen Math, by , is from Troop 1887 Cookbook - from Chuck Box to Backpacking, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Cliti Shafer
Added: Thursday, April 23, 2009


Wondering about measuring ingredients or doubling a recipe? Use this information to help you.

Tablespoon is abbreviated as Tbsp. It is the largest measuring spoon.

Teaspoon is abbreviated as tsp. It takes three tsp to equal one Tbsp.

Dash = a few sprinkles, it is about 1/8 of a tsp, never more
3 tsp = 1 Tbsp
4 Tbsp = 1/4 cup
5 Tbsp + 1 tsp = 1/3 cup
8 Tbsp = 1/2 cup
16 Tbsp = 1 cup
1 cup = 1/2 pint = 8 liquid ounces
2 cups = 1 pint = 16 liquid ounces
2 pints = 4 cups = 32 liquid ounces = 1 quart
4 quarts = 128 liquid ounces = 1 gallon




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