Tips and Tricks

Helpful Kitchen TIPS and TRICKS

Kitchen Measuremement Coversions

1 gal = 4 qts = 8 pts = 16 cups = 128 ozs = 3.8 liters

1 qt = 2 pts = 4 cups = 32 ozs = 95 liters

1 pt = 2 cups = 16 ozs = 480 liters

1 cup = 8 ozs = 240 liters

1/4 cup = 4 Tbsp = 12 tsp = 2 ozs = 60 ml

1 Tbsp = 3 tsp = 1/2 fluid oz = 15 ml

Only need 1/2 or 1/3 of a Recipe?

Reducing the Size of Recipes

When the recipe says:

Reduce to:

To make 1/2 a recipe

1/4 cup
2 tablespoons
1/3 cup
2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons
1/2 cup
1/4 cup
2/3 cup
1/3 cup
3/4 cup
6 tablespoons
1 cup
1/2 cup
 
1 tablespoon
1-1/2 teaspoons
1 teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon
1/4 teaspoon
1/4 teaspoon
1/8 teaspoon
1/8 teaspoon
Dash

To make 1/3 of a recipe

1/4 cup
1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon
1/3 cup
1 tablespoon + 2-1/3 teaspoons (or
round to 1 tablespoon + 2-1/4
teaspoons)
1/2 cup
2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons
2/3 cup
3 tablespoons + 1-1/2 teaspoons
3/4 cup
1/4 cup
1 cup
1/3 cup
 
1 tablespoon
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
Generous 1/4 teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon
Scant 1/4 teaspoon
1/4 teaspoon
Scant 1/8 teaspoon
1/8 teaspoon
Dash

Out of an needed ingredient, such as Buttermilk? 

Mix 2 tsp of vinegar to 1 cup regular milk for a substitute.