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Equivalent Charts

Abbreviations Commonly Used

tsp.--teaspoonpk.--peckmin.--minute or minutes
tbsp.--tablespoonbu.--bushelhr.--hour or hours
pt.--pintoz.--ouncemod.--moderate or moderately
qt.--quartlb.--pound or poundsdoz.--dozen or dozen
sq.--square



Simplified Measures

dash--less than 1/8 teaspoon1 cup--1/2 pint8 quarts (solid)--1 peck
3 teaspoons--1 tablespoon2 cups--1 pint4 pecks--1 bushel
16 tablespoons--1 cup2 pints (4 cups)--1 quart16 ounces--1 pound
4 quarts (liquid)--1 gallon
4 tablespoons--1/4 cup8 tablespoons--1/2 cup12 tablespoons--3/4 cup
5 1/3 tablespoons--1/3 cup10 2/3 tablespoons--2/3 cup14 tablespoons--7/8 cup



Oven Temperatures

slow--250 to 300 degreesmoderate--350 degreeshot--425 to 450 degrees
slow moderate--325 degreesquick moderate--375 degreesvery hot--475 to 500 degrees
moderately hot--400 degrees



Contents of Cans

SizeApproximate WeightAverage Contents
8 oz.8 oz.1 cup
picnic10 1/2 to 12 oz.1 1/4 cups
no. 30014 to 16 oz.1 3/4 cups
no. 1 tall1 lb.2 cups
no. 30316 to 17 oz.2 cups
no. 21 lb. 4 oz. or 1 pt. 2 fl. oz.2 1/2 cups
no. 2 1/21 lb. 13 oz.3 1/2 cups
no. 33 lb. 3 oz. or 1 qt. 14 fl. oz.5 3/4 cups
no. 106 1/2 lb. to 7 lb. 5 oz.12 to 13 cups