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Quick Kitchen Measurement Conversion Recipe

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QUICK KITCHEN MEASUREMENT CONVERSIONS
3 tsp is 1 tablespoon
16 TBS is 1 cup
2 cups is 1 pint
4 cups is 1 quart

When weights are given in a recipe:
1/2 pound of butter is 1 cup butter
1 ounce butter is 2 tablespoons of butter
4 ounces butter is 1 stick of butter (1/2 cup or 8 TBS)
1 ounce grated chocolate is 5 tablespoons of chocolate
1 pound of flour is 4 cups of flour
1 pound of sugar is 2 cups of sugar

MEASUREMENT CONVERSION TABLE
1/2 teaspoon = 30 drops
1 teaspoon = 1/3 tablespoon or 60 drops
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon or 1/2 fluid ounce
1/2 tablespoon = 1-1/2 teaspoons
1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons or 1/2 fluid ounce
2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup or 1 fluid ounce
3 tablespoons = 1-1/2 fluid ounce or 1 jigger
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup or 2 fluid ounces
5-1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup or 5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup or 4 fluid ounces
10-2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup or 10 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup or 6 fluid ounces
16 tablespoons = 1 cup or 8 fluid ounces or 1/2 pint
1/8 cup = 2 tablespoons or 1 fluid ounce
1/4 cup = 4 tablespoons or 2 fluid ounces
1/3 cup = 5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon
3/8 cup = 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons
1/2 cup = 8 tablespoons or 4 fluid ounces
2/3 cup = 10 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons
5/8 cup = 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons
3/4 cup = 12 tablespoons or 6 fluid ounces
7/8 cup = 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons
1 cup = 16 tablespoons or 1/2 pint or 8 fluid ounces
2 cups = 1 pint or 16 fluid ounces
1 pint = 2 cups or 16 fluid ounces
1 quart = 2 pints or 4 cups or 32 ounces
1 gallon = 4 quarts or 8 pints or 16 cups or 128 fluid ounces

1 dash . . . . . . . . . . . 8 drops
1 teaspoon . . . . . . . . . 60 drops
1 tablespoon . . . . . . . . 3 teaspoons
1 ounce . . . . . . . . . . .2 tablespoons
1/4 cup . . . . . . . . . . .4 tablespoons
1/3 cup . . . . . . . . . . .5-1/3 tablespoons
1/2 cup . . . . . . . . . . .8 tablespoons
1 cup . . . . . . . . . . . .16 tablespoons
or. . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 fluid ounces
or. . . . . . . . . . . . . .1/2 pint
1 pint . . . . . . . . . . . 2 cups
1 pound . . . . . . . . . . .16 ounces
1 quart . . . . . . . . . . .2 pints
1 gallon . . . . . . . . . . 4 quarts
1 peck . . . . . . . . . . . 8 quarts
1 bushel . . . . . . . . . . 4 pecks

METRIC
1 dram . . . . . . . . . . . 1/16 ounce
1 gram . . . . . . . . . . . 1/30 ounce
1 kilo . . . . . . . . . . . 2.20 pounds
1 liter . . . . . . . . . . .1 quart (approximate)
1 meter . . . . . . . . . . .39.37 inches

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Have an old recipe you want to use? Here's a handy guide for baking at the appropriate temperature.

OVEN TEMPERATURES
Bake in a very slow oven . . . . . . . 250 degrees
Slow Oven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .300 degrees
Moderately Slow Oven . . . . . . . . . 325 degrees
Moderate Oven . . . . . . . . . . . . .350 degrees
Moderately Hot Oven . . . . . . . . . .375 degrees
Hot Oven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 400 degrees
Very Hot Oven . . . . . . . . . . . . .450 degrees
Extremely Hot Oven . . . . . . . . . . 500 degrees

Speaking of old, you will find in some recipes that they call for No. 2 can peaches. What's that?

Can No. 1 = 8 ounces
Can No. 2 = 20 ounces
Can No. 2 1/2 = 30 ounces
Can No. 303 = 16 ounces

 

 

 

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