Abbreviations


t teaspoon
tsp teaspoon
T Tablespoon
Tbsp Tablespoon
c cup
C cup
gm. gram
mg. milligram
f.g few grains
sq. square
pt pint
qt. quart
min. minute (60 seconds)
hr hour (60 minutes)
mod. moderate
doz. dozen (12)
pinch or a dash less than 1/8 of a teaspoon
d.b double broiler
B.P baking powder
oz. ounce
OZ ounce
lb pound
# pound
pk. peck
bu. bushel
1 teaspoon 60 drops
3 teaspoons 1 Tablespoon
2 Tablespoons 1 fluid ounce
4 Tablespoons 1/4 Cup
5 1/3 Tablespoons 1/3 Cup
8 Tablespoons 1/2 Cup
16 Tablespoons 1 Cup
16 ounces 1 pound
1 Cup1/2 pint, 1 fluid ounce
2 Cups liquid 1 pound
2 Cups 1 pint
2 pints 1 quart
4 Cups 1 quart
4 quarts 1 gallon
8 quarts 1 peck
4 pecks 1 bushel

Making Cooking A Bit Easier:

2 Tablespoons of fat ................................... 1 ounce

1 Cup of fat .............................................. 1/2 pound

1 pound of butter ....................................... 2 Cups

1 Cup of butter .......................................... 1 Cup of hydrogenated fat + 1/2 teaspoon of salt

2 Cups of sugar .......................................... 1 pound

2 1/2 Cups of brown sugar packed ................ 1 pound

1 1/3 Cups of brown sugar packed ................ 1 Cup of granulated sugar (white)

3 1/2 Cups powdered sugar (confectioners) .... 1 poun

Brown sugar is used often in cookies and condiment fixings, such as BBQ, teriyaki, and Chinese.