Cooking Hint of the Day - Charts to Convert Heirloom Recipesgreenspun.com : LUSENET : Cooking & Crafts : One Thread
Here are 2 tables which will show you how to convert those old heirloom recipes into today's standard recipes.
HEIRLOOM RECIPE CONVERSION CHART 1 pinch or dash what can be picked up between thumb and first two fingers; less than 1/8 teaspoon 1/2 pinch what can be picked up between thumb and one finger 1 coffeecup a scant cup 1 teacup a scant 3/4 cup 1 tumbler 1 cup 1 saltspoon 1/4 teaspoon 1 kitchen spoon 1 teaspoon 1 dessert spoon 2 teaspoons or 1 soup spoon 1 spoonful 1 Tablespoon more or less 1 saucer 1 heaping cup (about) 1 jigger 1.5 fluid ounces 1 wineglass 1/4 cup
HEIRLOOM OVEN CONVERSION CHART Very slow oven Below 300º Slow oven 300º Moderately slow oven 325º Moderate oven 350º Moderately hot oven 375º Quick oven 375º to 400º Hot oven 400º to 425º Very hot oven 450º to 475º Extremely hot oven 500º or more
-- Karen (firstname.lastname@example.org), April 09, 2002