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Keurig Question

by mgs68 8 years ago

I don't know if this is the proper place to post this, but here goes: I got a Mr Coffee coffee maker that brews the K-Cups. How many cups of coffee can I get off one K-Cup? I'll brew one cup and...

How to Measure 1/2 An Egg?

by Jennalynn 14 years ago

I'm trying to cut a recipe in half. Unfortunately the recipe calls for one whole egg. How do I measure 1/2 an egg?

How much liquid in pot roast?

by marys1000 8 years ago

I'm going to try my first pot roast and have been reading and finding lots of good information but one piece seems to be missing. Most sites/blogs etc. give an amount for liquid, 2 cups etc. Bu...

How much Turkey

by Dapuma 8 years ago

How many pounds of turkey do we need per person I know that the minimum to get the bird to cook property is the 14-16 pound bracket but how many people does that actually feed We will have at...

HELP! - recipe says "1 pound sugar" - how many cups?

by Georgia Strait 8 years ago

HELP - i am making recipe that says "1 pound of sugar" (the normal North American white granulated sugar) - so please tell me how many cups that is? ideally, i want to sub Splenda for this recip...

Dried beans/canned beans

by bxgirl 13 years ago

Can someone please tell me the equivalent value for a pound of dried beans(kidney, garbanzo, etc) in terms of canned? If a recipe calls for 1 pound of dried beans, how many cans/ounces can I substi...

What's the ratio of liquid to rice for risotto?

by CindyJ 9 years ago

If I'm using a cup of arborio rice, about how much liquid (wine + stock) should I expect to use? Thanks!

Ratio of broth to flour/buitter for gravy?

by nofunlatte 10 years ago

I am preparing the make-ahead gravy referenced in this thread http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/574173. However, the recipe says this will make 8 cups and there is no way that the amount of br...

Ratio of Franks RedHot sauce to butter

by aviatoralex 10 years ago

So I have been looking at this website for the past week looking for opinions on the ratio of Franks to butter... I have seen about 6 total topics about buffalo wings and one specifically discussin...

Roast meat for 9 people

by chocomel 11 years ago

Hi, I'm trying to prepare some type of roast beef for a group of 9 people. Tried searching on the board for suggestions, but didn't get a clear answer. I have a few questions: 1. How many pounds o...

right amount of pasta such as spaghetti per one person either in terms of pound or gram???

by hae young 11 years ago

hey! usually when i read some of the recipes related with pasta from some cookbooks such as batali's , usually instructions is like 1 pound per 4 persons. so when it was divided into the amount of ...

Help, I'm feeding 60 people

by skit 12 years ago

Please give me some suggestions on feeding 60 people at my home. This is an engagement party (very casual) for my daughter and her fiance. I am on a very tight budget so I am planning to barbeque...

Gelatin: a packet equals a sheet?

by shallots 12 years ago

I've checked my local grocery stores. Gelatin sheets are not there, but the packaged gelatin is available. After seeing panna cotto on Top Chef often enough, Mr Shallots wants to see what it's a...

how many ribs in a lb.?

by neverfull 13 years ago

does anyone know approximately how many pork ribs are in a pound? i'm going to a bbq joint and want to know how many pounds it will cost to feed everyone in my group. i'd like a conservative ...

Need definition of "dl" as measurement

by Louisiana Lady 14 years ago

Am new to downloading recipes and am finding that several recipes use dl as an amount in their ingredient list. Still learning to research for answers. Any help either with a direct answer or a s...

Oops, I did it again...lost the measuring cup for my rice cooker.

by Mimi 14 years ago

Does anyone know how much the measuring cup for a Hitachi rice cooker holds? Thanks.

1 lb. dried beans=X cans?

by suse 14 years ago

I'm just cooking a couple of pounds of dried black beans today and find myself wondering once again just how many cans of beans you would need to equal about a pound of dried beans cooked. Does any...

Ratio of vanilla beans to extract?

by Den 14 years ago

I have some vanilla beans and want to use them in a recipe that calls for vanilla extract. Do you know a rule of thumb for how many real beans equal a teaspoon of extract?

Substituing Ground Ginger for Fresh?

by nissenpa 15 years ago

I'm going to make up a Turley CUrry with aome of my leftovers. I've never made this recipe before. It calls for a 1 inch piece of ginger to be processed with 3 cloves garlic and 2 jalapenos. I d...

Converting cumin seeds to ground cumin

by sue 15 years ago

A recipe calls for 3/4 teaspoon of cumin seeds. I only have ground cumin. How do I convert? Is there a general rule I could use to convert seeds to ground spices, and the reverse? Thanks

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