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{American}

3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
16 tablespoons = 1 cup
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces
2 cups = 1 pint
4 cups = 1 quart
4 quarts = 1 gallon [liquid]
8 quarts = 1 peck [dry]
16 ounces = 1 pound

For accurate measuring, use a set of standard measuring spoons and
a standard measuring cup. All measurements are level.

INGREDIENTS CALLED FOR SUBSTITUTION

1 cup self-rising flour = 1 cup all-purpose flour plus
1 teaspoon baking powder
and 1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup cake flour = 1 cup all-purpose flour minus
2 tablespoons
1 teaspoon baking powder = 1/2 teaspoon crean of tartar
plus 1/4 teaspoon soda
1 tablespoon cornstarch or arrowroot = 2 tablespons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon tapioca = 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose
flour
1 whole egg = 2 egg yolks plus
1 tablespoon water

1 cup commerical sour cream = 1 tablespoon lemon juice plus
evaporated milk to equal
1 cup; or 3 tablespoons butter
plus 7/8 cup sour milk
1 cup yogurt = 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk
1 cup sour milk or buttermilk = 1 teaspoon vinegar or lemon
juice plus sweet milk to equal
1 cup
1 cup honey = 1 1/4 cups sugar plus 1/4
cup liquid
1 ounce unsweetened chocolate = 3 tablespoons cocoa
plus 1 tablespoon butter
or margarine
1 clove fresh garlic = 1 teaspoon garlic salt
or 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder = 2 teaspoons minced onion
1 tablespoon fresh herbs = 1 teaspoon ground or
crushed dry herbs
1 pound fresh mushrooms = 6 ounces canned mushrooms

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