Photo by Melody
PlantFiles is getting a new look! Just in time for spring, we're rolling out a new look for the best online plants database. It will also work with your smart phones and mobile devices, so now you can take it with you on garden center visits or botanical garden tours. Questions or comments? Please post them here.

Dave's Garden Cookbook: Measures

Measures

By busybee

Category: Helpful Hints and Tips

Instructions:

ABBREVIATIONS COMMONLY USED
tsp.=teaspoon
lb.= pound
Tbsp.=tablespoon
sq.= square
c.=cup
min.= minute
pt.=pint
hr.= hour
qt.=quart
mod.= moderate
pkg.pack or package
pk.= peck
doz.=dozen
bu.= bushel
oz.=ounce
gal.= gallon

SIMPLIFIED MEASURES
dash-less than 1/8 tsp.
2 pints =(4 cups)or 1 quart
3 tsp.=1 tbsp
4 quarts(liquid)=1 gallon
16 tbsp.=1 cup
8 qts.(solid)=1peck
1 cup=1/2 pint
4 pecks=1 bushel
2 cups=1 pint
16 ounces=1 pound

MEASURES PART-CUPS BY TABLESPOON
4 tbsp.=1/4 cup
10 2/3 tbsp= 2/3 cup
5 1/3 tbsp.= 1/3 cup
12 tbsp.= 3/4 cup
8 tbsp. =1/2 cup
14 tbsp.= 7/8 cup

OVEN TEMPERATURES
Slow.......250 to 300 degrees
Slow moderate.....325
Moderate..........350
quick moderate....375
Moderately hot....400
Hot...............425 to 450
Very hot..........475 to 500

CONTENTS OF CANS

size average contents
8 oz. = 1 cup
picnic.=...........1 1/4 cup
#300 = 1 3/4 cups
No.1 tall = 2 cups
No. 303 =..........2 cups
No.2 =.............2 1/2 cups
No.3 =.............4 cups
No.10 = 12 to 13 cups









This is a printable version of this recipe. To view this entry on Dave's Garden, go to this page:
http://davesgarden.com/cookbook/viewentry.php?rid=1747