Miscellaneous Cooking Information

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WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
5-1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
10-2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
16 tablespoons = 1 cup
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces
1 cup = 1/2 pint
2 cups = 1 pint
4 cups = 1 quart
4 quarts = 1 gallon
8 quarts = 1 peck
4 pecks = 1 bushel



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EMERGENCY SUBSTITUTIONS
1 tablespoon cornstarch = 2 tablespoons flour
1 square (1 oz.) chocolate = 3 tablespoons cocoa + 1 tablespoon butter
1 whole egg = 2 egg yolks
1 cup sour milk = 1 tablespoon lemon juice or vinegar + milk to make 1 cup
1 cup milk = 1/2 cup evaporated milk + 1/2 cup water



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OVEN TEMPERATURE CHART
Very slow oven = 250° - 275°
Slow oven = 300° - 325°
Moderate oven = 350° - 375°
Hot oven = 400° - 425°
Very Hot oven = 450° - 475°
Extremely hot oven = 500° - 525°




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