Sometimes we may not have access to a scale to measure ingredients, but really do want to try the recipe. Well here are some measures that may help you create that perfect dish after all.
This list is a continuation of the past 4 months of tips on Substitutions in a Hurry
Handy Measures for Fruit
Handy measures for Dessert Ingredients
Easy Measures for Dairy, Eggs and Nuts
These tips were part of a recently found, full page newspaper guide, published in Star Tribune in Minneapolis St. Paul on Thursday, January 11, 2001.
|Bread Crumbs (from day old bread)||2 slices||1 cup|
|Bread crumbs, dried, canned, dry||10 oz. can||2½ cups|
|Cornmeal||1 cup uncooked||4½ cups cooked|
|Graham Crackers||16 singles||1 cup crumbs|
|Crackers, Saltine||28 singles||1 cup crumbs|
|Flour, All purpose, unsifted, spooned||1-lb.||3½cups|
|Flour, All purpose,sifted||1-lb.||4 cups|
|Flour, cake, sifted||1-lb.||4¾ cups|
|Flour,whole wheat, unsifted, spooned||1-lb.||3 1/3 cups|
|Pasta, uncooked||1-lb. 4-5 cups||8 cups cooked|
|Rice, brown, uncooked||14-oz.pkg. 2 cups||8 cups cooked|
|Rice,quick-cooking or converted, uncooked||14oz.pkg. 2 cups||8 cups cooked|
|Rice, regular, uncooked||1-lb (2¼ cups)||6¾ cups, cooked|
|Rice, regular, uncooked||1 cup uncooked||3 cups cooked|
|Rice, wild, uncooked||1-lb (3 cups)||11-12 cups, cooked|
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