Common Kitchen

Common Kitchen


Dry Measures

1 pinch = less than 1/4 teaspoon
1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons
2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
1 cup = 1/2 pint
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints = 1 quart
4 quarts = 1 gallon
8 quarts = 1 peck
4 pecks = 1 bushel
1 pound = 16 ounces

Liquid Measures

2 tablespoons = 1 fluid ounce
16 fluid ounces = 1 pint
1 jigger = 3 tablespoons

Can Sizes

6 ounce = 0.75 cup
8 ounce = 1 cup
12 ounce = 1.5 cups

Ingredient Substitutions

An excellent kitchen reference: Substituting Ingredients by Becky Sue Epstein and Hilary Klein.