Units and Measures


Beginners Questions About Measuring for Baking

by cgxy96 24 days ago

So I just started on my baking journey, with my first attempt being pita bread. Recipe calls for 1 cup of flour, which for my continence, I converted to 136 grams. My question is 1. So is it 13...

How many pounds of pasta to feed 60-70?

by Disneyfreak 9 years ago

I'm making pasta to feed a bunch of high school kids after a rehearsal. There will also be meatballs, chicken wings, salad and bread.

How Much Pasta to Serve for 15 people?

by Jodi B 11 years ago

I'm having a party for my boyfriend's birthday this Saturday. I plan to make bruschetta pasta with chicken. I also plan to serve a Caesar salad and of course garlic bread. For an appetizer we are h...

How many chicken breasts equals 2 lbs?

by polyhymnia 14 years ago

I realize this is very approximate b/c of size of chicken breats etc. but a ball park figure would be great. I somehow just can't picture it in my head and I threw away the original packaging and h...

Highest quality measuring cups/spoons?

by 7nkWAR9lAPnmzKRlhYAD 1 year ago

I'm in the market for a very high quality set of measuring cups and spoons. Over the years, I've gone through so many plastic and metal ones, from bending to discoloration to increments peeling off...

Converting banana bread into banana muffins ... what do I need to change?

by LulusMom 8 years ago

I have a banana bread recipe that I'd like to change into muffins for easier portability in lunchboxes. It is supposed to be baked in a loaf tin for 1 hour 5 minutes (kind of weird timing) at 350 d...

Anchor Hocking Oven Basics glass measuring cup inaccurate

by zoobird 2 years ago

Hi. This is my first post and I hope I'm sharing in the right place. For measuring I usually use my red plastic Betty Crocker cups. While rearranging some dishes, I noticed the 1 cup line on the 2 ...

Converting Indian spices

by wayne keyser 14 years ago

Can someone help me convert: 1 cardamon pod = how much ground cardamon? 1 teaspoon cumin or coriander seed = how much ground? Thanks!

Ground Beef: Pound to Cup Conversion

by icecone 11 years ago

Does anyone know the following: How many cups in 1 pound of raw ground beef? How many cups in 1 pound of ground beef after it's been browned and the fat drained off? I am assuming that t...

How many cups of cabbage is a 12 oz bag?

by Cook81 10 years ago

Anyone know how many cups of shredded cabbage is in a 12 oz bag? I have shredded cabbage, but no scale.

egg whites measurement

by scallion 14 years ago

could you please tell me how many egg whites make a 1/4 cup? would it be the same regardless of whether the eggs are med., lg., or XL? Thanks.

Taco bar for 150 HELP

by abigail_miller 3 years ago

I’m doing a DIY taco bar for 150 people. I’m wondering how much meat(chicken and ground beef) as well as toppings I will need. I found one lady on Pinterest who did hers but I’m not sure how correc...

Converting Ounces to Cups

by sku 13 years ago

Many thanks to anyone who can help me with this. I have a recipe which lists sugar and cake flour in ounces. As I don't have a scale, I need to convert to cups/tablespoons. Does anyone know the ...

Grams to tbsp

by miltiek 3 years ago

hi, i'm new here. i am looking at a japanese video where the cook measures everything in grams, but of course i need to convert this to our measure. so is there 1) measuring utensils in grams a...

How much saffron powder is a saffron thread?

by lottobear 9 years ago

Okay so it's not too unusual for me to see saffron threads being used in recipes and here's the problem; powder is so much easier to acquire but how much powder is a saffron thread really? I honest...

1/2 cup cheddar, grated - how many ounces?

by fldhkybnva 7 years ago

I use cheese all the time and can't believe I don't know this but I guess then again I rarely follow recipes which specify amounts. To me 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated is different than 1/2 cup gr...

Is a kcal = to a calorie?

by twodales 13 years ago

When I buy European food the food charts are in kcals. Are these equal to calories? Thanks.

Best beef cuts (and ratios) for grind your own hamburgers

by walker 10 years ago

I have the kitchen aid meat grinder attachment (that I STILL have not yet used) and have read different recs for the meat. One is chuck, sirloin and brisket and another is chuck, sirloin and bon...

Help with converting recipe...

by ShantaPressley 4 years ago

Convert recipe to crock pot. 1 1/2cup white rice 1 10 1/2oz can of French onion soup 1 10 1/2oz can of beef consomme soup 1 pound beef stew meat 1 can of water Cook 350 for 45min

How much Vanilla Extract equals one Vanilla Bean?

by elmomonster 15 years ago

I've got a recipe which calls for one vanilla bean, but I've got a lot of Bourbon Vanilla Extract I'd rather use. How much of the Vanilla Extract shall I use to equal the flavor of one vanilla b...