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  • #2803

    Denise
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    This thread is for all measurements and similar information. Lets try to keep our measurement info here, so that it will be easy for people to find when they need it.

    #15737
    lucky
    lucky
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    MEASUREMENTS
    1 wineglass =1/4 cup
    1 jigger= 1.5 fluid ounces
    1 gill= 1/2 cup
    1 teacup= a scant 3/4 cup
    1 coffee cup= a scant cup
    1 tumbler= 1 cup
    1 peck= 2 gallons – dry
    1 pinch or dash= what can be picked up between thumb and first two fingers; less than 1/8 teaspoon
    1/2 pinch= what can be picked up between thumb and one finger
    1 saltspoon= 1/4 teaspoon
    1 kitchen spoon= 1 teaspoon
    1 dessert spoon= 2 teaspoons or 1 soupspoon
    1 spoonful= 1 tablespoon more or less
    1 saucer= 1 heaping cup (about)
    1 penny weight= 1/20 ounce
    1 drachma= 1/8 ounce
    60 drops thick fluid= 1 teaspoon
    1 ounce=
    4 1/2 tablespoons allspice, cinnamon, curry , paprika or dry mustard
    or 4 tablespoons cloves or prepared mustard
    or 3 1/2 tablespoons nutmeg or pepper
    or 3 tablespoons sage, cream of tartar or cornstarch
    or 2 tablespoons salt or any liquid

    1 pound=
    2 cups liquid
    or 4 cups flour
    or 8 medium size eggs with shells
    or 10 eggs without shells
    or 2 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar or packed brown sugar
    or 4 cups grated cabbage, cranberries, coffee or chopped celery
    or 3 cups cornmeal
    or 2 cups uncooked rice
    or 2 3/4 cups raisins or dried currants

    Butter the size of a egg= 1/4 cup or 2 ounces
    Butter the size of a walnut= 1 tablespoon
    Butter the size of a hazelnut= 1 teaspoon
    Temperatures
    Very slow oven below 300F
    Slow oven 300 F
    Moderately slow oven 325F
    Moderate oven 350F
    Moderately hot oven 375F
    Quick oven 375 – 400F
    Hot oven 400-425F
    Very hot oven 450-475F
    Extremely hot oven 500F or more

    #60645

    crazybuoy
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    oh great

    very handy info. thanks

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