Measuring Dry Ingredients
3 teaspoons(tsp) 1 Tablespoon (T)
4 Tablespoons 1/4 cup
8 Tablespoons 1/2 cup
5 1/3 Tablespoons 1/3 cup
16 Tablespoons 1 cup (C)
2 cups 1 pint (pt)
4 cups 1 quart (qt)
2 pints 1 quart
2 quarts 1/2 gallon
4 quarts 1 gallon (gal)
8 quarts 1 peck (pk)
4 pecks 1 bushel (bu)

 

Measuring Liquids
1/2 fluid ounce 1 Tablespoon 1/16 cup
1 fluid ounces 2 Tablespoons 1/8 cup
2 fluid ounces 4 Tablespoons 1/4 cup
4 fluid ounces 8 Tablespoons 1/2 cup
8 fluid ounces 16 Tablespoons 1 cup
16 fluid ounces 2 cups 1 pint
32 oz.fluid ounces 4 cups 1 quart
64 oz. fluid ounces 8 cups 2 quarts
128 fluid ounces 4 quarts 1 gallon


Measuring food by weight

4 ounces = 1/4 pound
8 ounces = 1/2 pound
16 ounces = 1 pound
Volume of Standard Commercial Can Sizes

Number 2 can = 2-1/2 cups
Number 2-1/2 = 3-1/2 cups
Number 10 can = 13 cups


Oven Temperatures

Slow = 250 to 350 Fahrenheit
Moderate = 350 to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
Quick or Hot = 400 to 450 degrees Fahrenheit
Very Hot = 450 to 500 degrees Fahrenheit


 

1 stick butter or margarine 1/2 cup
2 cups butter, margarine,
or shortening
1 pound
1 cup flour 1/4 pound
4 cups flour 1 pound
2 cups granulated. sugar 1 pound
3-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar 1 pound
2-1/2 cups brown sugar 1 pound
4 cups ground cocoa 1 pound

 

 

 

1 stick butter or margarine 1/2 cup
2 cups butter or margarine 1 pound
2 T. butter or margarine 1 oz.
1 cup grated cheese 1/4 pound (4 oz.)
2-2/3 cups cubed cheese 1 pound
4 cups shredded cheese 1 pound (mozzarella, soft Swiss, jack, processed or similar) cheese
2 T. egg substitute 1 egg
1 large egg - beaten 1/4 cup egg
4 to 5 medium eggs - beaten 1 cup egg
8 to 10 egg whites 1 cup egg whites
12 to 14 egg yolks 1 cup egg yolks
1/2 cup bacon bits 8 slices bacon, fried crisp

1 cup flour 1/4 pound
4 cups flour 1 pound
2 cups granulated sugar 1 pound
3-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar 1 pound
2-1/2 cups brown sugar 1 pound
4 cups ground cocoa 1 pound
1 square baking chocolate 1 oz.
1 cup chocolate chips 6 oz.
2 cups shortening 1 pound
2 T. shortening 1 oz.
1/2 cup soft bread crumbs 1 slice bread
1 cup cracker crumbs 25 to 28 saltines
1 cup graham cracker crumbs 14 graham crackers
1 cup cookie crumbs 22 vanilla wafers
1 cup zwieback crumbs 8 to 9 slices zwieback toast
10 miniature marshmallows 1 large marshmallow
3 cups coconut 7 oz.
 
2 T. lemon juice juice of 1 lemon
1 T. lemon zest grated peel of 1 lemon
1/3 cup orange juice juice of 1 medium size orange
2 T orange zest grated peel of 1 medium size orange
1 cup chopped apple cubes 1 medium size apple - chopped
1 cup mashed banana 3 medium bananas
dates, 1 cup chopped 6 oz.
pumpkin, 2 cups home-cooked puree 1 can of pumpkin
cranberries, 4 cups 1 pound
strawberries, 4 cups sliced 1 quart fresh whole berries
1/2 cup chopped onion 1 medium size onion - chopped
bell peppers, 1 cup chopped 1 large bell pepper
celery, 1 cup chopped 2 medium ribs
peas, 1 cup 1 lb. fresh pea pods
1 cup corn kernels 2 medium size ears
1 cup chopped pecans 4-1/2 oz.
1 cup pecan halves 3-3/4 oz.
1 cup shelled almonds 1 lb. almonds in shell
1-1/2 to 2 cups shelled walnuts 1 lb. walnuts in shell
1 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 pound (4 oz.)
 
3 cups uncooked egg noodles 3-1/2 cups cooked noodles
1 cup uncooked macaroni 2 cups cooked macaroni
4 oz. dry spaghetti 2-1/2 cups cooked spaghetti
8 oz. uncooked spaghetti 4 cups cooked spaghetti
1 cup long grain rice 3 to 3-1/2 cups cooked rice
1 cup dry pre-cooked(instant) rice 2 cups cooked rice
1 cup dry beans 2-1/4 cups cooked beans
1 cup quick oats, dry 1-3/4 cup cooked oatmeal