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Home Cooking 101

Earthnotes Cookbook


Kitchen Equivalents

1 dash=less than 1/8 tsp
a few grains=less than 1/8 tsp (a few "grains" in a kitchen measurement is not to be confused with the formal apothecary or avoirdupois "grain" measurement)
1 minim=1 drop
1/5 tsp=20 drops=1 milliliter
1 tsp=5 ml=60 drops (or minims)=1 dram=4.2 grams
2 tsp=10 ml
3 tsp=1 tbsp=15 ml=14 grams
1 fl oz=30 ml (by weight but 34 ml by capacity)=28 grams
1/16 cup=1 tbsp
1/8 cup=2 tbsp
1/6 cup=2 tbsp + 2 tsp
1/5 cup=50 ml
1/4 cup=4 tbsp
1/3 cup=5 tbsp + 1 tsp
3/8 cup=6 tbsp
1/2 cup=8 tbsp
3/4 cup=12 tbsp
2/3 cup=10 tbsp + 2 tsp
1 cup=240 ml=8 fl oz=1/2 pint (liq)=16 tbsp=48 tsp
2 cups=1 pint=470 ml
2 pints=1 quart=.95 liter=4 cups
1 liter=34 fl oz=4.2 cups=2.1 pints=1.06 quarts=0.26 gallon
4 quarts=1 gallon=3.8 liters
8 quarts=1 peck
4 pecks=1 bushel
1 pound=454 grams=16 oz
1 gram=.035 oz
100 grams=3.5 oz
500 grams=1.20 lbs
1 kg=2.205 lbs or 35 oz
1000 grams=1 kilogram
1 glassful=8 fl oz=16 tbsp=60 fl drams=240 ml
1 teacupful=4 fl oz=8 tbsp=30 drams=120 ml
1 wineglassful=2 fl oz=4 tbsp=15 fl drams=60 ml
1 tbsp=1/2 fl oz=4 fl drams=15 ml
1 dessertspoonful=2 fl drams=8 ml




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