Measures And Weights In Ordinary Use Among Housekeepers
( Originally Published Early 1900's )
4 Teaspoonfuls equal 1 tablespoonful liquid.
4 Tablespoonfuls equal 1 wine-glass, or half a gill.
2 Wine-glasses equal one gill, or half a cup.
2 Gills equal 1 coffeecupful, or 16 table-spoonfuls.
2 Coffeecupfuls equal 1 pint.
2 Pints equal 1 quart.
4 Quarts equal 1 gallon.
2 Tablespoonfuls equal 1 ounce, liquid.
1 Tablespoonful of salt equals 1 ounce.
16 Ounces equal 1 pound, or a pint of liquid.
4 Coffeecupfuls of sifted flour equal 1 pound.
1 Quart of unsifted flour equals 1 pound.
8 or 10 ordinary sized eggs equal 1 pound.
1 Pint of sugar equals 1 pound. (White granulated.)
2 Coffeecupfuls of powdered sugar equal 1 pound.
1 Coffeecupful of cold butter, pressed down, is one half pound.
1 Tablespoonful of soft butter, well rounded, equals 1 ounce.
An ordinary tumblerful equals one coffeecupful, or half a pint.
About twenty-five drops of ally thin liquid will fill a common sized teaspoon.
One pint of finely-chopped meat, packed solidly, equals one pound.
A set of tin measures (with small spouts or lips), from a gallon down to half a gill, will he found very convenient in every kitchen, though common pitchers, bowls, glasses, etc., may be substituted.