Friday, May 13, 2011

THOUGHT FOR FOOD - HINTS - Weights & Measure Conversions

You know how it is....you're all ready to cook-psyched even.  But darn it all, it seems you gotta be part mathematician and part logistical engineer in order to figure your way through some of these recipe books!
Sure there are charts, but gee whiz! Isn't there an easier way than leafing through these bible-sized editions and struggling through the small print?

The Internet is a great resource.  Lots of people have a laptop near or even in the kitchen these days....some even have a monitor on the refrigerator door!  Ain't that something!?!!

But either by choice or circumstance, not all of us are so technically connected.   So today's blog entry will be concentrating on Weights and Measurement conversions. Feel free to copy and print this list....maybe even tape it on to your fridge.  That'll show those folks with Windows on their Frigidaire doors!

POUNDS (lbs) TO GRAMS (grms)                 

1/4  lb  =   144 grms                                             
1/2  lb  =   227 grms
3/4  lb  =   341 grms
1 lbs     =   454 grms
2 lbs     =   907 grms
3 lbs     =   1361 grms                                  
4 lbs     =   1814 grms
5 lbs     =   2268 grms
6 lbs     =   2722 grms
7 lbs     =   3175 grms
8 lbs     =   3629 grms
9 lbs     =   4082 grms
10 lbs   =   4526 grms
11 lbs   =   4990 grms



OUNCES (oz) TO GRAMS (grms)

1 oz   =    23 grms
2 oz   =    57 grms
3 oz   =    86 grms
4 oz   =   113 grms
5 oz   =   142 grms
6 oz   =   170 grms
7 oz   =   198 grms
8 oz   =   227 grms
9 oz   =   255 grms
10 oz =   284 grms
11 oz =   312 grms
12 oz =   340 grms
13 oz =   369 grms
14 oz =   397 grms
15 oz =   425 grms
16 oz =   454 grms








 FLUID MEASUREMENTS
   
1 cup     =    8 fluid ozs       =        240 ml
1 pint     =    16 fluid ozs     =        480 ml
1 quart   =    32 fluid ozs     =        960 ml
1 gallon  =    120 fluid ozs   =      3840 ml

Here's hoping this helps!  If you'd like to add more info, feel free!
Enjoy!