Cooking Math Hacks

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Trying to figure out a recipe and don’t know what if you have what you need?

Here’s some handy hacks to help you.

bread crumbs1 cup soft bread crumbs = 2 slices of bread

1 cup small bread cubes = 2 slices of bread

1 cup crushed corn flakes = 3 cups corn flakes

2 cups cooked cornmeal = 1/2 cup cornmeal

1 cup fine graham cracker crumbs = 12 graham crackers

1 cup coarse saltine crumbs = 20 saltine crackers

4 cups cooked spaghetti = 8 oz package spaghetti

4 cups cooked rice = 1 cup uncooked rice

8 tbsp butter = 1/4 lb. or 1 stick butter

2 cups butter = 1 lb butter (4 sticks)

cheddar cheese1 cup freshly grated cheese = 1/4 lb cheese

1 cup whipped cream = 1/2 cup heavy cream for whipping

2/3 cup evaporated milk = 1 small can evaporated milk

3 cups diced cooked meat = 1 lb cooked meat

2 cups ground cooked meat = 1 lb cooked meat

4 cups diced cooked chicken = one 5 lb stewing chicken

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