Recipe and Cooking Terms

Taken from old family recipes.
 
16 Dram 1 ounce
Coffeecup Scant cup
Dash less than 1/8 teaspoon
Dessert 2 teaspoons
Gill 1/2 cup
Hot oven 400 to 425 degrees Fahrenheit
Jigger 1-1/2 fluid ounces
Kitchen spoon 1 teaspoon
Moderate Oven 350 degrees Fahrenheit
Peck 2 gallons (dry)
Pinch less than 1/8 teaspoon
Pottle 2 quarts
Quick oven 375 to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
Saltspoon 1/4 teaspoon
Saucer about 1 heaping cup
Slow oven 300 degrees Fahrenheit
Soup spoon 2 teaspoons
Spoonful about 1 tablespoon
Teacup scant 3/4 cup
Tumbler 1 cup
Wine glass full 1/4 cup
   
 
 
Updated: 31 August 2015
 
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