1 pinch = less than 1/8 teaspoon (dry) 1 dash = 3 drops to 1/4 teaspoon (liquid) 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon = 1/2 ounce (liquid and dry) 2 tablespoons = 1 ounce (liquid and dry) 4 tablespoons = 2 ounces (liquid and dry) = 1/4 cup 5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup 16 tablespoons = 8 ounces = 1 cup = 1/2 pound 16 tablespoons = 48 teaspoons 32 tablespoons = 16 ounces = 2 cups = 1 pound 64 tablespoons = 32 ounces = 1 quart = 2 pounds 1 cup = 8 ounces (liquid) = 1/2 pint 2 cups = 16 ounces (liquid) = 1 pint 4 cups = 32 ounces (liquid) = 2 pints = 1 quart 16 cups = 128 ounces (liquid) = 4 quarts = 1 gallon 1 quart = 2 pints (dry) 8 quarts = 1 peck (dry) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (dry)

## Approximate Equivalents

 1 quart (liquid) = about 1 liter 8 tablespoons = 4 ounces = 1/2 cup = 1 stick butter 1 cup all-purpose pre-sifted flour = 5 ounces 1 cup stoneground yellow cornmeal = 4 1/2 ounces 1 cup granulated sugar = 8 ounces 1 cup brown sugar = 6 ounces 1 cup confectioners' sugar = 4 1/2 ounces 1 large egg = 2 ounces = 1/4 cup = 4 tablespoons 1 egg yolk = 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon 1 egg white = 2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons
 Spaghetti: 8 ounces uncooked = 4 cups cooked Macaroni: 1 cup uncooked = 2 1/2 cups cooked Rice: 1 cup uncooked = 3 cups cooked Crumbs: 1 slice bread = 1/2 cup crumbs Popcorn: 1/4 cup unpopped = 5 cups popped Cheese: 4 ounces = 1 cup shredded Herbs: 1 teaspoon dried = 1 tablespoon fresh 1 square chocolate: 3 tablespoons cocoa + 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon cornstarch: 2 tablespoons flour (for thickening)

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