The Most Usual Weights and Measures

A pinch = ⅛ teaspoon or less
1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons
4 tablespoons = ¼ cup
8 tablespoons = ½ cup
12 tablespoons = ¾ cup
1 cup of liquid = ½ pint
2 cups of liquid = 1 pint
4 cups of liquid = 1 quart
2 pints of liquid = 1 quart
4 quarts = 1 gallon
8 quarts = 1 peck, such as apples, pears, etc.
16 ounces = 1 pound

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