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This page contains a list of the abbreviations we use in the recipes, descriptions of oven temperatures and a list of common kitchen measurements.
If you have anything you think should be added to these lists, please, let us know and we would be glad to include them.

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Abbreviations
C Cup or cups Gal Gallon
Tbs Tablespoon qt quart
tsp teaspoon pt pint
lb pound oz ounce


Oven Temperatures
Very Slow 250 to 275
Slow 275 to 325
Moderate 325 to 375
Moderately Hot 375 to 400
Hot 400 to 450
Very Hot 450 to 500
Extremely Hot 500 to 525


Useful Kitchen Measurements
  • 1 pinch = 1/8 tsp
  • 60 drops = 1 tsp
  • 3 tsp = 1 Tbs
  • 2 Tbs = 1 fluid oz
  • 4 Tbs = 1/4 C
  • 8 Tbs = 1/2 C
  • 16 Tbs = 1 C
  • 2 C = 1 pt
  • 4 C = 1 qt
  • 16 oz = 1 lb
  • 1 #1 (8 oz) can = 1 C
  • 1 #2 (20 oz) can = 21/2 C
  • 1 #2V2 (28 oz) can = 31/2 C
  • 1 #3 (32 oz) can = 4 C

 

 
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