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The most frequent measurements made in the home are those used for cooking and baking. Metric "cup and spoon" measures are only slightly larger than, and can often be used interchangeably with, the customary "cup and spoon" measures. There are only a few ingredients that are not measured by weight (pounds and ounces) that will be expressed differently in metric recipes

The Metric Kitchen

Do you need to convert the measurement units used in a recipe? The Metric Kitchen provides easy instructions on how to convert recipes done in teaspoon, cups, and pounds and there metric unit counterparts. A Conversion Style Guide is also available to further explain how metric measurement is used in the art of cooking.

Global Gourmet: Cooking Measures and Conversion Calculator

Find a delicious international recipe? Or, do you just want to see how many kilograms you weigh? In the eGG's cooking calculator you can convert feet to meters, pounds to grams, gallons to liters, and degree Fahrenheit to degree Celsius. Plus a chart to help decipher British food terms. It's all here.

USA Rice Federation

Offers a searchable database of tasty recipes featuring the use of rice.

Recipe Gallery



Liquid and Dry Measure Equivalencies*
Metric Customary
1.25 milliliters 1/4 teaspoon
2.5 milliliters 1/2 teaspoon
5 milliliters 1 teaspoon
15 milliliters 1 tablespoon
30 milliliters 1 fluid ounce
60 milliliters 1/4 cup
80 milliliters 1/3 cup
120 milliliters 1/2 cup
240 milliliters 1 cup
480 milliliters 1 pint (2 cups)
960 milliliters (0.96 liters) 1 quart (4 cups, 32 ounces)
3.84 liters 1 gallon (4 quarts)
28 grams 1 ounce (by weight)
114 grams 1/4 pound (4 ounces)
454 grams 1 pound (16 ounces)
1 kilogram (1000 grams) 2.2 pounds
*approximately


Oven Temperature Equivalencies
Description
°F
°C
Cool
200
90
Very Slow
250
120
Slow
300-325
150-160
Moderately Slow
325-350
160-180
Moderate
350-375
180-190
Moderately Hot
375-400
190-200
Hot
400-450
200-230
Very Hot
450-500
230-260


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