The Most Important Measurements to Know are These:

4 sticks of butter equal 1 pound.
1 stick of butter equals ½ cup melted.
8 tablespoons of butter equal 1 stick.
2 sticks of butter equal 1 cup melted.
There are 3 teaspoons to 1 tablespoon.
4 tablespoons of ingredients, liquid or solid, equal ¼ cup. Therefore, 8 tablespoons of an ingredient equal ½ cup.
1 cup equals ½ pint.
2 cups equal 1 pint
4 cups equal 1 quart
When measuring liquid ingredients, it is generally best to use a glass measuring cup, which can be raised to eye level to make sure the measurement is accurate.
When measuring solid ingredients, it is generally best to use metal measuring spoons or cups, which you fill to overflowing and then level off with a spatula or knife to get an exact measurement.

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