Weights n measures


WEIGHTS & MEASURES

1 tsp      = approximately 5 ml (5.9)

1 dessert spoon = approximately 10ml (11.8) = 2 tsp

1 tbsp    = 3 tsp = 15ml

1 cup     = 16 tbsp

1 cup     = 8 oz

1 cup     = 1/2 pint

1 litre     = 2.1 pints

1 kg       = 2.2 pounds

1 pound = approximately 500ml (453.59)

1 oz       = approximately 30g (28.3 g)


HOW MUCH AND HOW MANY


Butter, Chocolate


2 tbsp butter      = 1 oz

1 stick                = 100 g

1 chocolate square = 1 oz


Nuts


1 pound walnuts in shell = 2 cups, shelled

1/4 pound chopped walnuts = about 1 cup

1 pound almonds in shell = about 1 cup, shelled



Fruits, Vegetables



Juice of 1 lemon = 3 to 4 tablespoons

Grated peel of 1 lemon = 1 teaspoon

Juice of 1 orange = 6 to 7 tablespoons

Grated peel of 1 orange = about 2 teaspoons

1 medium apple, chopped = 1 cup

1 medium onion, chopped = 1/2 cup

1/4 pound celery (about 2 stalks) chopped = 1 cup



Cheese and Eggs


1 pound cheese, shredded = 4 cups

1 large egg, beaten = 1/4 cup

12 to 14 egg yolks = 1 cup

8 to 10 egg whites = 1 cup



Cereals


4 ounces macaroni (1 - 1 1/4 cups) = 2 1/4 cups cooked

4 ounces noodles (1 1/2 - 2 cups) = 2 1/4 cups cooked

4 ounces spaghetti (1 - 1 1/4 cups) = 2 1/2 cups cooked

1 cup uncooked rice (6 1/2 - 7 ounces) = 3 - 3 1/2 cups cooked

1 cup precooked rice = 2 cups cooked





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