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FOOD YEILDS
Item . . . . This much . . . . Equals this much

APPLES . . . . 1 medium . . . . 1 cup, sliced
. . . . (5-6 oz) . . . . 2/3 cup, grated
. . . . 3 medium . . . . 1 heaping cup applesauce (1 lb)
BANANAS . . . . 1 medium (4-7 oz) . . . . 1/3 to 1/2 cup, mashed
BEANS
dried . . . . 1 lb, raw (2-1/2 cups) . . . . 7 cups, cooked
green . . . . 1 lb . . . . 2 cups, cut
BREAD CRUMBS
dry . . . . 1 slice bread . . . . 1/4 to 1/3 cup crumbs
soft . . . . 1 slice bread . . . . 1/2 to 3/4 cup, lightly packed crumbs
BUTTER &
MARGARINE . . . . 1 stick (1/4 lb) . . . . 1/2 cup
CABBAGE . . . . 1/2 lb . . . . 3 cups, shredded, packed
CARROTS . . . . 1 medium (about 3 oz) . . . . 1/3 to 1/2 cup, sliced or diced or 1/4 cup, grated, packed
CELERY . . . . 1 medium rib . . . . About 1/2 cup, sliced
CHEESE
grated . . . . 1 lb . . . . 5 cups, lightly packed
. . . . . . . . 2 oz . . . . About 1/2 cup, lightly packed
COFFEE . . . . 1 lb . . . . 40 cups, brewed medium strength
CHOCOLATE . . . . 1 oz . . . . 1 square OR 2 heaping Tbsp chocolate pieces
EGGS . . . . 5 large, 6 medium, or 7 small . . . . 1 cup yolks and whites
FLOUR
all purpose . . . . 1 lb . . . . 4 cups, lightly stirred or sifted
cake . . . . 1 lb . . . . 4-1/2 cups, lightly stirred or sifted
whole wheat . . . . 1 lb . . . . 3-3/4 cups, spooned into measuring cups
HONEY . . . . 1 lb . . . . 1-1/3 cups
LEMON . . . . 1 medium . . . . 2 to 3 Tbsp juice or 2 to 3 tsp grated peel
LIME . . . . 1 medium . . . . 1-1/2 to 2 Tbsp juice
MUSHROOMS . . . . 1 lb . . . . 5 cups, sliced
NUTS
almonds . . . . 1 lb, in shells . . . . 2/3 cup, shelled
. . . . . . . . 1 lb, shelled . . . . 3 cups
pecans . . . . 1 lb, in shells . . . . 1-1/4 cup, shelled
. . . . . . . . 1 lb, shelled . . . . 4-1/4 cups
walnuts . . . . 1 lb, in shells . . . . 1-3/4 cup, shelled
. . . . . . . . 1 lb, shelled . . . . 4-1/2 cups
ONIONS . . . . 1 medium (about 3 oz) . . . . 1/3 cup, sliced or diced
. . . . 1 lb . . . . 3 to 3-1/2 cups, sliced or diced
ORANGE . . . . 1 medium . . . . 1/3 to 1/2 cup juice or 1-1/2 to 2 Tbsp grated peel

PASTA
macaroni and . . . . 8 oz (2 cups,uncooked) . . . . 4 cups, cooked
spaghetti noodles . . . . 8 oz (3 cups,uncooked) . . . . 6 cups, cooked
PEAS
green . . . . 1 lb, in pod . . . . 1 cup, shelled
POTATOES . . . . 1 medium (about 4 oz) . . . . 1/2 cup, grated
. . . . . . . . 1 lb . . . . 3-1/2 to 4 cups, sliced or diced)
. . . . . . . . 1 lb . . . . About 2 cups mashed
RAISINS
seedless . . . . 1 lb . . . . 3 cups
RICE . . . . 1 lb (any kind) . . . . 2 cups, raw
brown . . . . 1/4 cup, raw . . . . 1 cup, cooked
instant . . . . 1/2 cup, dry . . . . 1 cup, cooked
regular . . . . 1/3 cup, raw . . . . 1 cup, cooked
processed . . . . 1/4 cup, raw . . . . 1 cup, cooked
SUGAR
brown . . . . 1 lb . . . . 2-1/4 cups, packed
confectioners . . . . 1 lb . . . . 3-1/2 to 4 cups, unsifted
granulated . . . . 1 lb . . . . 2-1/4 cups
superfine . . . . 1 lb . . . . 2-1/3 cups
TOMATOES . . . . 1 lb . . . . 3 medium
. . . . . . . . 1 lb . . . . About 1-1/2 cups, chopped pulp
ZUCCHINI . . . . 1 medium . . . . 3/4 cup sliced
. . . . . . . . (5-6 oz) . . . . 1 cup, grated, loosely packed

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EQUIVALENT MEASURES

The following equivalents apply to all foods except "pinch"--dry sub- stances only-and "peck (pk)" and "bushel (bu)"-fruits and vegetables.

DRY MEASURES

1-1/2 tsp = 1/2 Tbsp
3 tsp = 1 Tbsp
1/6 cup = 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp
1/4 cup = 4 Tbsp
1/3 cup = 5 Tbsp + 1 tsp
3/8 cup = 6 Tbsp
1/2 cup = 8 Tbsp
2/3 cup = 10 Tbsp + 2 tsp
3/4 cup = 12 Tbsp
1 cup = 16 Tbsp
4 cups = 1 quart (qt)
8 quarts = 1 peck (pk)
4 pk = 1 bushel (bu)

LIQUID MEASURES

1 dash = 6 drops
24 drops = 1/4 tsp
3 tsp = 1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp = 1/2 fluid ounce (oz)
2 Tbsp = 1 fluid oz
2 cups = 16 fluid oz (1 pint)
3 Tbsp = 1-1/2 fluid oz (1 jigger)
1/2 cup = 4 fluid oz
16 Tbsp = 1 cup
1 cup = 8 fluid oz (1/2 pint)
2 pints = 1 quart
4 quarts = 1 gallon

BAKING-PAN SIZES

Rectangular Cake Pans
8 x 8 x 2-inches deep . . . . 6 cups
9 x 9 x 1-1/2-inches deep . . . . 8 cups
9 x 9 x 2-inches deep . . . . 10 cups
13 x 9 x 2-inches deep . . . . 14 cups

Round Cake Pans
8 x 1-1/2-inches deep . . . . 4 cups
9 x 1-1/2-inches deep . . . . 6 cups

Pie Plates
8 x 1-1/4-inches deep . . . . 3 cups, level with top;
. . . . 4 to 4-1/2 cups, mounded
9 x 1-1/2-inches deep . . . . 4 cups level with top;
. . . . 5 to 6 cups, mounded

Loaf Pans
8-1/2 x 4-1/2 x 2-1/2-inches deep . . . . 6 cups
9 x 5 x 3-inches deep . . . . 8 cups

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