Cooking Equivalent Measurements Table

cooking equivalent measurements

Here’s the simple Cooking Equivalent Measurements Table I relied on when starting out. As you get going on becoming a gourmet cook, refer to it often, as proper measurements are critically important. However, as you become more and more familiar with the effects of herbs and spices and so forth, you will need to rely less and less upon it except, of course, when you are baking and then you need to have a good scale handy to accurately measure all of your ingredients.

Liquid Measures

1 cup, 8 fl. oz., 1/2 pint, 237 ml.

2 cups, 16 fl. oz., 1 pint, 474 ml.

4 cups, 32 fl. oz., 1 quart, 946 ml.

2 pints, 32 fl. oz., 1 quart, 0.964 liters

4 quarts, 128 fl. oz., 1 gallon, 3.784 liters

8 quarts, one peck

4 pecks, one bushel

dash, less than 1/4 teaspoon

Dry Measures

3 teaspoons, 1 tablespoon, 1/2 ounce, 14.3 grams

2 tablespoons, 1/8 cup, 1 fl. oz., 28.3 grams

4 tablespoons, 1/4 cup, 2 fl. oz., 56.7 grams

5 1/3 tablespoons, 1/3 cup, 2.6 fl. oz., 75.6 grams

8 tablespoons, 1/2 cup, 4 oz., 113.4 grams,1 stick butter

12 tablespoons, 3/4 cup, 6 oz., .375 pound, 170 grams

32 tablespoons, 2 cups, 16 oz., 1 pound, 453.6 grams

64 tablespoons, 4 cups, 32 oz., 2 pounds, 907 grams

I hope this cooking equivalent measurements table comes in handy for you as you begin your quest to become a gourmet cook.

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