# Standard Cooking Measurements

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## US MEASUREMENTS

### DRY

pinch = approx. 1/8 teaspoon

1 ounce = 1/16 pound = 28.35 g

1 peck = 8 quarts = 1/4 bushel

1 pound = 16 ounces = 453.6 g

### LIQUID

1 dash = 6 drops

1 teaspoon = 1/3 tablespoon = 4.93 ml

1 tablespoon = 1/16 cup or 1/2 fluid ounce = 3 teaspoons = 14.79 ml

1 fluid ounce = 1/16 pint = 29.57 ml

1 cup = 8 fluid ounces = 16 tablespoons = 237 ml

1 pint = 2 cups = 473 ml

1 fifth = 757 ml

1 quart = 2 pints = 946 ml

1 gallon = 4 quarts = 3.78 l

### ABBREVIATIONS

cup = C

ounce = oz

quart = qt

gallon = gal

ounce = oz

pint = pt

pound = lb

quart = qt

tablespoon = T or Tbsp

teaspoon = t or tsp

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## METRIC MEASUREMENTS

### METRIC VOLUME

1000 cu. mm = 1 cu. cm

10 milliliters = 1 centiliter

1000 cu. cm = 1 cu. decimeter

10 centiliters = 1 deciliter

1000 cu. dm = 1 cu. meter

10 deciliters = 1 liter

1 million cu. cm = 1 cu. meter

1000 liters = 1 cu. Meter

### METRIC WEIGHT

1000 grams = 1 kilogram

kilometer = km

milliliter = ml

liter = l

milligram = mg

gram = g

kilogram = kg

### U.S. to Metric

Capacity

1/5 teaspoon = 1 ml

1 teaspoon = 5 ml

1 tablespoon = 15 ml

1 fluid ounce (oz.) = 30 ml

1/5 cup = 50 ml

1 cup = 240 ml

2 cups (1 pint) = 470 ml

4 cups (1 quart) = .95 liter

4 quarts (1 gal.) = 3.8 liters

Weight

1 oz. = 28 grams

1 lb. = 540 grams

### Metric to U.S.

Capacity

1 ml = 1/5 teaspoon

5 ml = 1 teaspoon

15 ml = 1 tablespoon

30 ml = 1 fluid oz

100 ml = 3.4 fluid oz

240 ml = 1 cup

1 liter = 34 fluid oz

1 liter = 4.2 cups

1 liter = 2.1 pints

1 liter = 1.06 quarts

1 liter = .26 gallon

Weight

1 gram = .035 oz

100 grams = 3.5 oz

500 grams = 1.10 lb

1 kilogram = 2.205lb

1 kilogram = 35 oz