Weights and Measures

  • 3 teaspoons (tsp) = 1 tablespoon (Tbs)
  • 1 cup = 8 fluid ounces (oz)
  • 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
  • 1 cup = 1/2 pint
  • 5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup
  • 2 cups = 1 pint
  • 8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
  • 4 cups = 1 quart
  • 16 oz = 1 lb
  • 32 oz = 1 qt
  • 8 oz liquid = 1 cup
  • 1 oz liquid = 2 Tbsp
  • 10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup
  • 4 quarts = 1 gallon
  • 12 tablespoons  = 3/4 cup
  • 8 quarts = 1 peck
  • 16 tablespoons  = 1 cup 
  • 4 pecks = 1 bushel
  • 1 ounce = 28.35 grams
  • 1 quart = 946.4 milliliters
  • 1 gram = .035 ounces
  • 1 liter = 1.06 quarts
  • a pinch = 1/4 teaspoon
  • a hand-full = about 1/4 cup

Anything else that isn’t listed with a measurement, usually means “to taste” add as much as you want or not at all.  Usually only in baking are the recommended amounts important to stick to.

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