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Measure It Up!

Aug 18, 2007
Measuring Cups can be used on a variety of cooking ingredients. Some of the common ingredients a cook measures in preparing food consists of :

Water

Milk

Juice

Flour

Sugar

When measuring in bulk using a measuring cup , your measurements may not be measure correctly. This may happen if you are trying to measure chopped vegetables or shredded cheese. If you should inquire this problem a kitchen scale is recommended.

Liquid Measure:

Measuring cups come in sets ranging from one cup to one quart . Your set should include your kitchen scale. When trying to measure liquids fill your measuring cup to the level with the scale amount you want . The cups have a scale on the sides of them.

Your measuring cup will have a scale on it ranging from :

1/4

1/3

1/2

2/3

3/4

1 Cup

According to the measuring cup , you may find pint and fluid ounces on the cup .

Dry Measure :

Dry measurements should be leveled for correct measurement. Measuring cups for dry ingredients come in sets ranging from quater to 1 cup. Dry ingredients are :

Sugar

Flour

Corn meal

Rice

Grits

The weather can sugar measurements to be incorrect. Sugar should be measured again before combining with other ingredients.

Measuring spoon:

Measuring spoons are essential when measuring dry or liquid ingredients. The measuring spoon can be found in metal or plastic. They range in size from a 1/4 teaspoon to a full tablespoon.

Flavoring ; salt; baking powder; cinnamon; and seasonings can be measured with a measuring spoon. Baking requires a lot of measuring ingredients.

When you are preparing a meal , if you use a measuring cup or measuring spoons , you are sure to have perfect tasting food for your family or special occasions.

A dab of this ingredient and a touch of that ingredient has been known to create first place food dishes.

Your kitchenware should always include your measuring spoons and measuring cup. Prepare your kitchen for your next cooking adventure. These kitchen utensils will provide accuracy in preparing many delicious foods,snacks and desserts.

Instead of using a pinch of this ingredient and that ingredient, measure it out to make sure what a pinch measures out to be. Accuracy is very important when cooking every day meal.

If you suffer from high blood pressure, you will benefit from using measuring utensils should as the measuring cup and measuring cup. Keep control of your salt, while enjoying your special meals. Measure that salt.

It is recommended to double check steps before implementing recipes.
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