Measurements

Standard Measurements

Teaspoon and Tablespoon Measures:
A pinch......................1/8 teaspoon or less
1 teaspoon ................1/3 tablespoon
1 1/2 teaspoons..........1/2 tablespoon
3 teaspoons................1 tablespoon; 1/2 fluid ounce
1 tablespoon...............3 teaspoons; 1/2 fluid ounce
2 tablespoons .............1/8 cup; 1 fluid ounce
3 tablespoons .............1 jigger; 1 1/2 fluid ounces
4 tablespoons..............1/4 cup; 2 fluid ouces
8 tablespoons..............1/2 cup 4 fluid ounces
12 tablespoons............3/4 cup; 6 fluid ounces
16 tablespoons............1 cup; 1/2 pint; 8 fluid ounces

Pint, Quart, Gallon Peck, and Bushel Measures

1/2 pint ........................ 1 cup; 8 fluid ounces
1 pint............................ 2 cups; 1/2 quart; 16 fluid ounces
1/2 quart....................... 2 cups; 1 pint; 16 fluid ounces
1 quart.......................... 4 cups; 2 pints; 32 fluid ouces
2 quarts......................... 8 cups; 4 pints; 1/2 gallon; 64 fluid ouces
4 quarts........................ 16 cups; 8 pints; 1 gallon; 128 fluid ounces
2 gills............................ 1 cup
2 dry gallons.................. 1 peck
4 dry pecks.....................1 bushel

Use standard measuring spoons and cups. All measurements are level.

Cup Measures:

1/8 cup..........................2 tablespoons; 1 fluid ounce
1/4 cup .........................4 tablespoons; 2 fluid ounces
1/3 cup .........................5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon
3/8 cup .........................1/4 wup plus 2 tablespoons
1/2 cup .........................8 tablespoons; 4 fluid ounces
2/3 cup .........................10 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons
5/8 cup .........................1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons
3/4 cup .........................12 tablespoons; 6 fluid ounces
7/8 cup .........................3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons
1 cup ........................... 16 tablespoons; ½ pint; 8 fluid ounces
2 cups ......................... 1 pint; ½ quart; 16 fluid ounces; 1 pound
4 cups ......................... 2 pints; 1 quart; 32 fluid ounces
8 cups ......................... 4 pints; 2 quarts; ½ gallon; 64 fluid ounces
16 cups ........................8 pints; 4 quarts; 1 gallon; 128 fluid ounces

Ounces and Pounds Measures:

4 ounces ........................1/4 pounds
8 ounces ....................... 1/2 pound
12 ounces ..................... 3/4 pounds
16 ounces...................... 1 pound

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