Abbreviations and Equivalents
Abbreviations: Teaspoon Tablespoon Cup Pint Gallon Ounce Pound Package Weight t. or tsp. T. or Tbsp. c. pt. gal. oz. lb. pkg. wt.
Equivalents: A dash or to taste = 1/8 t. or a pinch 3 t. = 1 T. 16 T. = 1 c. 12 T. = ¾ c. 8 T. = ½ c. 4 T. = ¼ c. 2 T. = 1/8 c.
Equivalents con’t. 2 c. = 1 pt. 2 pt. = 1 qt. 4 c. = 1 qt. 4 qt. = 1 gal. 8 fl. oz. = 1 c. 1 lb. = 16 oz.
Equivalents con’t. 1 stick butter = 2 sticks butter = ½ c. butter 1 c. butter
1/3 c. of butter
Draw a stick of butter, shade in ½ c. of butter:
1 cup milk 1 t. cocoa 1/8 t. vanilla Marla’s Health Shake ½ large banana 1 cup ice (ice cubes are fine) Place milk, cocoa, vanilla, and banana into blender. Blend. Add ice and blend until smooth. Makes two 6 -ounce servings. About 80 calories. 1. Marla decides to make four 6 -ounce servings. How much vanilla should she use? 2. If Marla doubles the recipe, will the number of calories per serving double? 3. Marla figures that 8 ice cubes equal 1 cup of ice. How many ice cubes will she need if she doubles the recipe? 4. Marla has 1 pint of milk. Does she have enough milk to triple the recipe? 5. Marla bought 5 bananas. How many batches of the recipe can Marla make? 6. Marla wants to make 2 ½ batches of the shake. Will one quart of milk be enough?