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Oven Temperature Codes

FahrenheitOven Temperature Celsius
250 - 300°Very Slow121.11 - 148.89°
300 - 325°Slow148.89 - 162.78°
325 - 350°Moderate162.78 - 176.67°
375°Moderately Hot190.56°
400 - 425°Hot204.44 - 218.33°
450 ° and aboveVery Hot232.22 ° and above

 

Equivalent Measurements

 

Equivalent Measurements
16 tablespoons = 1 cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons = 2/3 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
6 tablespoons = 3/8 cup
5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon = 1/3 cup
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup
2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons = 1/6 cup
1 tablespoon = 1/16 cup
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints = 1 quart
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
48 teaspoons = 1 cup


Cooking Equivalents, Metric to U.S. Measurements
U.S. to Metric
Capacity
1/5 teaspoon = 1 milliliter
1 teaspoon = 5 ml
1 tablespoon = 15 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 fluid oz. = 30 milliliters
1 fluid oz. = 28 grams
1 pound = 454 grams

Metric to U.S.
Capacity
1 milliliters = 1/5 teaspoon
5 ml = 1 teaspoon
15 ml = 1 tablespoon
34 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 ounce
100 grams = 3.5 ounces
500 grams = 1.10 pounds
1 kilogram = 2.205 pounds
1 kilogram = 35 oz.

U.S. to Metric
Capacity
1/5 teaspoon = 1 milliliter
1 teaspoon = 5 ml
1 tablespoon = 15 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 fluid oz. = 30 milliliters
1 fluid oz. = 28 grams
1 pound = 454 grams


Temperatures 
Degrees Fahrenheit Heat Level Degrees Celsius
32 freezes water at sea level 0.0
70 - 75 room temperature 21.11 - 23.89
85 - 100 lukewarm liquid 29.44 - 37.78
165 - 175 simmer 73.89 - 79.44
212 boils water at sea level 100
375 - 400 deep fat frying 190.56 - 204.44


Oven Baking Temperatures 
Degrees Fahrenheit Oven Temperature Degrees Celsius
250 - 300 very slow 121.11 - 148.89
300 - 325 slow 148.89 - 162.78
325 - 350 moderate 162.78 - 176.67
375 moderately hot 190.56
400 - 425 hot 204.44 - 218.33
450 + very hot 232.22 +


Metric Measure Equivalent Abbreviations 
a Liter is the basic unit of measurement for measuring volumes in the metric system
Measure English   French   Equals   in Ounces Roughly  
     1 c/l 1 centiliter 1 centilitre  1/100 liter     .34 oz   
     1 m/l 1 milliliter 1 millilitre  1/1000 liter       .3 oz.  dry 1/5 t.
     1 di/l 1 déciliter 1 décilitre  1/10 liter     3.4 oz.  
     -/1 lt 1 liter 1 liter    1.06 qt.      34 oz.    4.2 c.
Equivalent Measurements
16 tablespoons = 1 cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons = 2/3 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
6 tablespoons = 3/8 cup
5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon = 1/3 cup
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup
2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons = 1/6 cup
1 tablespoon = 1/16 cup
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints = 1 quart
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
48 teaspoons = 1 cup


Cooking Equivalents, Metric to U.S. Measurements
U.S. to Metric
Capacity
1/5 teaspoon = 1 milliliter
1 teaspoon = 5 ml
1 tablespoon = 15 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 fluid oz. = 30 milliliters
1 fluid oz. = 28 grams
1 pound = 454 grams

Metric to U.S.
Capacity
1 milliliters = 1/5 teaspoon
5 ml = 1 teaspoon
15 ml = 1 tablespoon
34 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 ounce
100 grams = 3.5 ounces
500 grams = 1.10 pounds
1 kilogram = 2.205 pounds
1 kilogram = 35 oz.

U.S. to Metric
Capacity
1/5 teaspoon = 1 milliliter
1 teaspoon = 5 ml
1 tablespoon = 15 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 fluid oz. = 30 milliliters
1 fluid oz. = 28 grams
1 pound = 454 grams


Temperatures 
Degrees Fahrenheit Heat Level Degrees Celsius
32 freezes water at sea level 0.0
70 - 75 room temperature 21.11 - 23.89
85 - 100 lukewarm liquid 29.44 - 37.78
165 - 175 simmer 73.89 - 79.44
212 boils water at sea level 100
375 - 400 deep fat frying 190.56 - 204.44


Oven Baking Temperatures 
Degrees Fahrenheit Oven Temperature Degrees Celsius
250 - 300 very slow 121.11 - 148.89
300 - 325 slow 148.89 - 162.78
325 - 350 moderate 162.78 - 176.67
375 moderately hot 190.56
400 - 425 hot 204.44 - 218.33
450 + very hot 232.22 +


Metric Measure Equivalent Abbreviations 
a Liter is the basic unit of measurement for measuring volumes in the metric system
Measure English   French   Equals   in Ounces Roughly  
     1 c/l 1 centiliter 1 centilitre  1/100 liter     .34 oz   
     1 m/l 1 milliliter 1 millilitre  1/1000 liter       .3 oz.  dry 1/5 t.
     1 di/l 1 déciliter 1 décilitre  1/10 liter     3.4 oz.  
     -/1 lt 1 liter 1 liter    1.06 qt.      34 oz.    4.2 c.
Equivalent Measurements

16 tablespoons = 1 cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons = 2/3 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
6 tablespoons = 3/8 cup
5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon = 1/3 cup
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup
2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons = 1/6 cup
1 tablespoon = 1/16 cup
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints = 1 quart
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
48 teaspoons = 1 cup


Cooking Equivalents,  U.S. to Metric Measurements


Capacity
1/5 teaspoon = 1 milliliter
1 teaspoon = 5 ml
1 tablespoon = 15 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 fluid oz. = 30 milliliters
1 fluid oz. = 28 grams
1 pound = 454 grams

Metric to U.S.

Capacity

1 milliliters = 1/5 teaspoon
5 ml = 1 teaspoon
15 ml = 1 tablespoon
34 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 ounce
100 grams = 3.5 ounces
500 grams = 1.10 pounds
1 kilogram = 2.205 pounds
1 kilogram = 35 oz.

U.S. to Metric

Capacity

1/5 teaspoon = 1 milliliter
1 teaspoon = 5 ml
1 tablespoon = 15 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 fluid oz. = 30 milliliters
1 fluid oz. = 28 grams
1 pound = 454 grams


Temperatures

Fahrenheit     Heat Level      Celsius
32°    freezes water at sea level    0.0°
70 - 75°    room temperature    21.11 - 23.89°
85 - 100°    lukewarm liquid    29.44 - 37.78°
165 - 175 °   simmer    73.89 - 79.44°
212 °   boils water at sea level    100°
375 - 400°    deep fat frying    190.56 - 204.44°


Metric Measure Equivalent Abbreviations

A liter is the basic unit of measurement for measuring volumes in the metric system.

Measure    English      French      Equals       in Ounces   Approximately 
     1 c/l     1 centiliter     1 centilitre      1/100 liter         .34 oz       
     1 m/l     1 milliliter     1 millilitre      1/1000 liter           .3 oz.      dry 1/5 t.
     1 di/l     1 déciliter     1 décilitre      1/10 liter         3.4 oz.    

     -/1 lt     1 liter     1 liter        1.06 qt.          34 oz.        4.2 c.

Cookery Equivalents: Help from Great Britain


GUIDE TO AMERICAN CUP MEASUREMENTS:

DRY INGREDIENTS:
1 lb flour = 4 American Cups
0.5oz flour = 1 level tablespoon
1oz flour = 1 heaped tablespoon
1 lb granulated sugar = 2 American Cups
1 oz granulated sugar = 1 heaped tablespoon
1 lb caster/superfine sugar = 2 American Cups
1 oz caster/superfine sugar = 1 heaped tablespoon
1 lb icing/confectioner's sugar = 3 American cups
1 oz icing/confectioner's sugar = 1.5 heaped tablespoons
1 lb brown (moist) sugar = 2.5 American Cups
1 lb dried fruit = 2 American Cups
1 lb fine, dry bread crumbs = 4 American Cups
2 oz fresh bread crumbs = 1 American Cup
6 oz slivered almonds = 1.5 American Cups
4 oz ground almonds - 1 American Cup
3.5 oz rolled oats = 1 American Cup
2.5 oz dessicated coconut = 0.75 American Cup
1 oz hazelnuts (whole, shelled) = 0.25 American Cup

FATS AND OILS:
1 lb butter or other fat = 2 American cups
0.5oz butter = 1 level tablespoon

PULSES AND PASTA:
1 lb rice = 2 American Cups
1 lb lentils/split peas = 2 American Cups

MEAT AND CHEESE:
1 lb chopped meat = 2 American Cups
2 oz Gorgonzola Cheese = 0.5 American Cup

VEGETABLES:
6 oz button mushrooms = 1.5 American Cups
11 oz shredded red cabbage = 4 American Cups
2 oz shredded leek or spring onions = 0.5 American Cup

MISCELLANEOUS:
1 lb golden syrup/treacle = 1 Amercian Cup
1 oz golden syrup/treacle = 1 level tablespoon
1 oz jam = 1 level tablespoon
1 oz fresh yeast = 0.5oz dried yeast = 4 level teaspoons
1 lb coffee beans = 2.5 American Cups
2 oz sliced dill pickles = 0.5 American Cup
6 oz canned chestnut purée = 0.75 American Cup
8 fluid oz strawberry purée = 1 American Cup

LIQUIDS:
1 tsp (teaspoon) = 5 ml (millilitres)
1 dsp (dessertspoon) = 10 ml
1 tbs (tablespoon) = 15 ml
1 floz (fluid ounce) = approx 30 ml
1 pint = approx 570 ml
British Imperial Pint = 20 fluid oz
American Pint = 16 fluid oz
1 gill = 1/4 pint
Jigger = 3tbs
Dash = 4-5 drops
1 Quart = 2 Pints

WEIGHTS:
16 ounces = 1 lb (pound)
1 ounce = approx. 30 grams
4 ounces = approx. 115 grams
8 ounces = approx. 230 grams
1 lb = 454 grams

COOKING TEMPERATURES:

FAHRENHEIT

GAS MARK

CELSIUS/CENTIGRADE

300

2

140

325

3

158

350

4

177

375

5

190

400

6

204

425

7

214

450

8

232

500

9

260


FAHRENHEIT OLD-FASHIONED TERMINOLOGY
240-280 VERY COOL
280-320 COOL
320-340 WARM
340-370 MODERATE
370-400 FAIRLY HOT
400-440 HOT
440-480

VERY HOT

Thanks to the Green Chronicle for this information!
 

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