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Easy guide to reducing recipe size
Do you have a recipe that you want to make only half or a third of? This handy guide will make it easy for you.
Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 12:49 PM
I stumbled upon
a very convenient webpage, Cook It Quick
, that helps you prepare healthy foods in a hurry. The page has a convenient chart that allows you to adapt a large recipe to a smaller one. Basically, it does the math for you, which I always appreciate.
Here’s a small sample of what is on the much more nicely laid out table:
To make 1/2 of a recipe:
1/4 cup 2 tablespoons
1/3 cup 2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons
1/2 cup 1/4 cup
2/3 cup 1/3 cup
3/4 cup 6 tablespoons
1 cup 1/2 cup
The table is also available in an attractive PDF that you can print out and put inside your recipe book or hang on your refrigerator for quick reference.
Image: Eduardo Mueses
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