Units and Measures


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

by LulusMom 6 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 4 months 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 13 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 9 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 8 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 12 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.

How many pounds of pasta to feed 60-70?

by Disneyfreak 7 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.

Taco bar for 150 HELP

by abigail_miller 1 year 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 12 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 2 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 7 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 6 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 11 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 9 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 2 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 13 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...

Skim milk into whole milk

by roxlet 9 years ago

I have a recipe that I want to make that calls for 2 cups of whole milk. I have skim milk and I have heavy cream. How can I approximate whole milk? I was going to try 12/3c skim to 1/3 cup cream...

Measuring Cheese

by tantan 9 years ago

Would someone please help me??? I am really confused about the correct way to measure shredded and grated cheese. When you purchase an 8 ounce bag of cheese the package does not say it equals one ...

measurements conversion guide and adjusting portions etc.

by bloodboy 7 years ago

Hello all. I am trying to cook a Korean dish called Tofu stew (순두부찌개). I am in America but the cookbook is directly from Korea. I speak Korean but I do not understand Korean measurements since I...