SECRET INGREDIENTS AND SUBSTITUTIONS forum: Conversion Chart

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ImageTroubleX2
Nov 16, 2010 8:48 PM CST
Name: TroubleX2
Montgomery, Texas
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Conversion Charts
Dry
1/4 cup = 4 tablespoons
1/3 cup = 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon
1/2 cup = 8 tablespoons or 4 ounces
3/4 cup = 12 tablespoons
1 cup = 16 tablespoons
1 cup = 48 teaspoons
2 cups = 1 pint
4 cups = 1 quart
1 ounce = 1/16 pound
2 ounces = 1/8 pound
3 ounces = 3/16 pound
4 ounces = 1/4 pound
8 ounces = 1/2 pound
12 ounces = 3/4 pound
16 ounces = 1 pound
32 ounces = 2 pounds 1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds or 35.2 ounces
Liquid
1/2 tablespoon = 1-1/2 teaspoons
1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons
2 tablespoon = 1 fluid ounce
1/4 cup = 2 fluid ounces or 4 tablespoons
1/3 cup = 2-2/3 fluid ounces or 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon
1/2 cup = 4 fluid ounces or 8 tablespoons
2/3 cup = 5-1/3 fluid ounce or 10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons
3/4 cup = 6 fluid ounces or 12 tablespoons
7/8 cup = 7 fluid ounces or 14 tablepsoons
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces or 16 tablespoons
2 cups = 16 fluid ounces or 1 pint
2 pints = 32 fluid ounces or 1 quart
4 quarts = 1 gallon
Food
1 stick butter = 8 tablespoons butter
1 pound butter = 4 sticks butter
1/2 pound hard cheese = approximately 2 cups grated cheese
1 pound apples = approximately 3 apples
1 medium lemon = approximately 3 tablespoons lemon juice or 2 or 3 teaspoons grated peel
1 large onion = approximately 1 cup chopped onion
1 cup raw converted rice = 4 cups cooked rice
1 large tomato = approximately 3/4 cup chopped tomato
1 pound all-purpose flour = approximately 4 cups sifted flour
2 slices bread = 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs
Baking
1 cup sifted cake flour = 1 cup minus 2 tablespoons sifted all-purpose flour
1 cup sifted all-purpose flour = 1 cup + 2 tablespoons sifted cake flour
1 teaspoon double-acting baking powder = 1/4 teaspoon baking soda + 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
Miscellaneous
1 cup stock = 1 bouillon cube dissolved in 1 cup of boiling water
1 square, which is 1 ounce, of baking unsweetened chocolate = 3 tablespoons cocoa powder + 1 tablespoon butter
1 ounce semisweet chocolate = 3 tablespoons cocoa powder + 2 tablespoons butter + 3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon prepared mustard = 1 teaspoon dried mustard
Metric Units
1 cubic centimeter (cc) = 1/1,000,000 cubic meter
1 cubic decimeter (cu dm) = 1/1,000 cubic meter = 1,000 cubic decimeters
1 cubic meter (cu m) = 1 stere (s)
1 milliliter (ml) = 1/1,0000 liter = 1 cubic centimeter
1 centiliter (cl) = 1/100 liter = 10 milliliters
1 deciliter (dl) = 1/10 liter
1 liter = 1 cubic decimeter
Metric Conversion Factors
1 fluid ounce = 29.6 milliliters
1 U.S. pint = 0.473 liter
1 U.S. quart = 0.946 liter
1 U.S. gallon = 0.84 imperial gallon =3.8 liters
1 imperial gallon = 1.2 U.S. gallons =4.5 liters
1 dry pint = 0.55 liters
1 dry quart = 1.1 liters
1 cubic centimeter = 0.06 cubic inch
1 cubic centimeter = 0.06 cubic inch
1 milliliter = 0.034 fluid ounce
1 liter = 1.06 U.S.quarts = 0.9 dry quart

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April (Better known as TroubleX2)
ImageTwinLakesChef
Nov 16, 2010 10:52 PM CST
Name: Arlene Marshall
Twin Lakes, IA & Orange, CA
Zone 4B
Thank you! So helpful for me . . . I am always converting.
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ImageSamigal
Nov 20, 2010 2:26 PM CST
Name: Pegi Putnam
Norwalk, Ca. zone 10b
Thank you so much for the conversion chart. That is going to help me a lot, if I decide I should like to cook. Hilarious!
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