# COOKING MEASUREMENTS& EQUIVALENTS

Cooking Measurements:

If you love me a bushel and a peck, just exactly how much is that???

Have you ever been stuck trying to find a handy reference while in the middle of trying a new recipe?

Do you need to know how many inches are in a foot or feet in a yard to plan those organizing projects?

You will find weights, measures and equivalents to help you. Print this out and keep it handy in the kitchen, sewing room, garage or anywhere else you need a handy reference for cooking measurements or other measurement equivalents.

## Cooking MeasurementEquivalents

 1 tablespoon (tbsp) = 3 teaspoons (tsp) 1/16 cup = 1 tablespoon 1/8 cup = 2 tablespoons 1/6 cup = 2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons 1/4 cup = 4 tablespoons 1/3 cup = 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon 3/8 cup = 6 tablespoons 1/2 cup = 8 tablespoons 2/3 cup = 10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons 3/4 cup= 12 tablespoons 1 cup = 48 teaspoons 1 cup = 16 tablespoons 8 fluid ounces (fl oz) = 1 cup 1 pint (pt) = 2 cups 1 quart (qt) = 2 pints 4 cups = 1 quart 1 gallon (gal)= 4 quarts 16 ounces (oz)= 1 pound (lb) 1 milliliter (ml)= 1 cubic centimeter (cc) 1 inch (in)= 2.54 centimeters (cm)

## Dry MeasurementEquivalents

 2 pints = 1 quart (qt) 8 quarts = 16 pints (1 peck) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (32 quarts)

## U.S. to Metric Conversions

Liters, milliliters? Confused? Maybe these charts will help!

 1/5 teaspoon (1 milliliter) = 1 oz (28 grams) 1 teaspoon (5 ml) = 1 pound (454 grams) 1 tablespoon = 15 milliliters 1 fluid ounce = 30 milliliters 1/5 cup = 47 milliliters 1 cup = 237 milliliters 2 cups (1 pint) = 473 milliliters 4 cups (1 quart) = .95 liter 4 quarts (1 gal.)= 3.8 liters

## Linear MeasurementEquivalents

How many feet in a yard, acre? Here's a handy reference!

 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd) 5,280 feet = 1 statute or land mile 3 land miles = 1 league 6,076.11549 feet = 1 international nautical mile

## Area MeasurementEquivalents

 114 square inches = 1 square foot 9 square feet = 1 square yard (1,296 sq. in.) 30-1/4 square yards = 1 sq. rod (272-1/2 sq.ft.) 1 acre = 4,840 sq. yards (43,560 sq. feet) 640 acres = 1 sq. mile 1 mile square = 1 section (of land)

## Metric to U.S. Conversions

Capacity Weight
1 milliliter = 1/5 teaspoon 1 gram = .035 ounce
5 ml = 1 teaspoon 100 grams = 3.5 ounces
15 ml = 1 tablespoon 500 grams = 1.10 pounds
100 ml = 3.4 fluid oz. 1 kilogram = 2.205 pounds = 35 ounces
240 ml = 1 cup
1 liter = 34 fluid oz =4.2 cups
=2.1 pints
=1.06 quarts
=0.26 gallon

I hope you found these handy cooking measurements and other charts helpful.

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