Equivalent Measurements In Cooking

3 tsp. = 1 Tbsp.
4 Tbsp. = 1/4 cup
5 1/2 Tbsp. = 1/3 cup
8 Tbsp. = 1/2 cup
16 Tbsp. = 1 cup
2 Tbsp. = 1 oz.
1/2 cup = 4 oz.
1 cup = 8 oz.
1 cup = 1/2 lb. butter
1 cup = 1/4 lb. shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup = 4 eggs
1 cup = 1/4 lb. flour
1/4 tsp. = pinch salt

By LRP from Lowell, MA

February 26, 20070 found this helpful

Thanks for the useful info. I have forwarded it on to my (nearly clueless) daughter! Only comment: 1/4 tsp. of salt is too much for a pinch. A scant 1/8 is better if you have to measure. Better still is to use what you can hold between thumb and first finger; that's a "pinch."

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February 27, 20070 found this helpful

Thanks. I am going to scotch tape this info inside my kitchen cabinet door. Have a nice day.

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