Weights and Measures

Weights and Measures

1 pinch = less than 1/8 teaspoon

1 dash= ¼ teaspoon

1 teaspoon = 1/3 tablespoon

1 tablespoon= 3 teaspoons

2 tablespoons= 1 ounce or 1/8 cup

4 tablespoons= 2 ounces or ¼ cup

5 1/3 tablespoons= 1/3 cup

8 tablespoons=1/2 cup

16 tablespoons=1 cup

1 cup= ½ pint

2 cups= 1 pint

2 pints= 1 quart

4 quarts=1 gallon

8 quarts= 1 peck

4 pecks = 1bushel

1 pound= 16 ounces

1 fluid ounce = 2 teaspoons

16 fluid ounces= 1pint

I jigger= 1 ½ fluid ounces or 3 tablespoons

Metric Conversation Multipliers

Ounces to grams: multiply the number of ounces by 28.3
Grams to ounces: multiply the number of grams by .0353
Pounds to grams: multiply the number of pounds by 453.59
Pounds to kilograms: multiply the number of pounds by 0.45
Ounces to milliliters: multiply the number of ounces by 30
Cup to liters: multiply the number of cups by 0.24

Metric Conversion Table For Dry Ingredients

Ounces Grams Grams Ounces
1 28.35 1 0.035
2 56.70 2 0.07
3 85.05 3 0.11
4 113.40 4 0.14
5 141.75 5 0.18
6 170.10 6 0.21
7 198.45 7 0.25
8 226.80 8 0.28
9 255.15 9 0.32
10 283.50 10 0.35
11 311.85 11 0.39
12 340.20 12 0.42
13 368.55 13 0.46
14 396.90 14 0.49
15 425.25 15 0.53
16 453.60 16 0.57