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14.1.2 Most of the recipe measurements posted here are not metric. Can you help me?




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This article is from the Food Preserving FAQ, by Eric Decker ericnospam@getcomputing.com with numerous contributions by others.

14.1.2 Most of the recipe measurements posted here are not metric. Can you help me?

Some basic conversions. Check the rec.food.cooking FAQ for more of them.

*Temperature*.
F to C = temp-32 X (5/9) C to F =temp X (9/5)+32

-20 F = -29 C 0 F = -18 C 32 F = 0 C 70 F = 21 C
165 F = 74 C 180 F = 82 C 212 F = 100 C 220 F = 105 C
240 F = 116 C

*Volume Measure*.
1 qt = 1 liter (L)
1 cup (C) = 250 mL ; 1/2 pt = 250 mL
1 pt = 500 mL
1 Tablespoon (Tbsp) = 15 mL
1 teaspoon (tsp) = 5 mL
1 fluid oz = 30 mL

*Weight Measure*.
1 lb = 454 grams or .454 kg
1 oz = 28.4 grams

*Length (elevation)*. *Length (headspace measurement)
1000 ft = 305 meters 1 inch = 2.5 centimeter

 

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