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Item Volume Weight
(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Allspice, ground T/15ml 1/4 .016 7.1g
Almonds, blanched C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Apples, peeled 1/2" cubed C/240ml 3-1/3 .21 94.5g
Applesauce, canned C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Apples, Pie canned C/240ml 6 .38 170.1g
Apricots, drained C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Apricots, cooked C/240ml 3-1/3 .21 94.5g
Apricots, halves C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Apricots, pie packed C/240ml 9 .56 255.2g
Asparagus, fresh 16-20 _ _ 1 _
Asparagus, can 17-19 _ _ 1 _
Asparagus, cut canned C/240ml 6-1/2 .41 184.3g
Avocado, Med 2 _ _ 1 _

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Item Volume Weight
(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Bacon, raw 15-25 _ _ 1 _
Bacon, cooked 85-95 _ _ 1 _
Baking Powder T/15ml 1/2 .031 14.2g
Baking Powder C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Bananas, Med 3 _ _ 1 _
Bananas, diced C/240ml 6-1/2 .41 184.3g
Barley C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Beans, baked C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Beans, Lima dried C/240ml 6-1/2 .41 184.3g
Beans, Lima cooked C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Beans, Kidney C/240ml 6 .38 170.1g
Beans, Kidney cooked C/240ml 6-3/4 .42 191.4g
Beans, Navy dried C/240ml 6-3/4 .42 191.4g
Beans, Navy cooked C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Beans, cut a can/drain C/240ml 4-1/2 .28 127.6g
Bean Sprouts C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g
Beets, cooked, diced C/240ml 6-1/2 .41 184.3g
Beets, cooked, sliced C/240ml 6-1/2 .41 184.3g
Blueberries, fresh C/240ml 7 .44 198.5g
Blueberries, canned C/240ml 6-1/2 .41 184.3g
Bread, loaf 18-1/2" _ _ 1 _
Bread, sandwich 36/40 thin _ _ 1 _
Bread Crumbs, dried C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g
Bread Crumbs, soft C/240ml 2 .125 56.7g
Brussels sprouts AP C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g
Butter C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g

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Item Volume Weight
(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Cabbage, shred EP C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g
Cabbage, shred, cooked
(8 cups raw)
1.5C/360ml 6 .375 170.1g
Cake crumbs, soft C/240ml 2-3/4 .17 78g
Cantaloupe, 4-1/2" diameter _ 18 1.125 510.3g
Carrots, diced (raw or cooked) C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Cauliflower, small head _ 12 .75 340.2g
Celery cabbage C/240ml 2-2/3 .17 75.6g
Celery, diced EP C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g
Celery seed T/15ml 1/4 .016 7.1g
Cheese, cottage/cream C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Cheese, grated C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g
Cheese, Parmesan (dried) C/240ml 3 .188 85g
Cherries, glace C/240ml 6-1/2 .41 184.3g
Chicken, cooked cubed C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Chili powder T/15ml 1/4 .016 7.1g
Chili sauce C/240ml 11-1/4 .7 318.9g
Chocolate 16 squares _ _ 1 _
Chocolate, grated C/240ml 4-1/2 .28 127.6g
Chocolate, melted C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Chocolate, crumbled C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g
Cinnamon, ground T/15ml 1/4 .016 7.1g
Cinnamon, ground C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g
Cinnamon stick 8 ea./5" 1-1/2 .094 42.5g
Citron, dried chopped C/240ml 6-1/2 .41 184.3g
Cloves, ground T/15ml .25 .016 7.1g
Cloves, whole C/240ml 3 .188 85g
Cocoa C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g
Coconut, shredded C/240ml 2-1/2 .156 70.8g
Corn, canned C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Corn flakes C/240ml 1 .063 28.3g
Cornmeal AP C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Cornmeal, cooked 1# AP 3Qt/1.9L _ _ _
Corn Syrup C/240ml 12 .75 340.2g
Cornstarch T/16ml 1/4 .016 7.1g
Cornstarch C/240ml 4-1/2 .28 127.6g
Cracker crumbs, med C/240ml 3 .188 85g
Cranberries, raw/cooked C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g
Cranberries, sauce C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Cream of Tartar T/15ml 1/3 .021 9.4g
Cream of Wheat C/240ml 6 .375 170.1g
Cream, whipping C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Cream, whipped C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g
Cucumbers, diced EP C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Currants, dried C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Curry powder T/15ml 1/4 .016 7.1g

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(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Dates, pitted C/240ml 6-1/5 .39 175.8g

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Item Volume Weight
(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Eggs, dried whites C/240ml 3-1/4 .2 92.1g
Eggs, dried yolks C/240ml 2-3/4 .17 78g
Eggs, fresh whites (9) C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Eggs, fresh yolks (10) C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Eggs, frozen; same as fresh _ _ _ _
Eggs, whole AP 8 ea. _ 1 _
Eggs, whole AP 18 ea. _ _ 1kg
Eggs, shelled (5 each) C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g

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Item Volume Weight
(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Farina, AP C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Figs, dried chopped C/240ml 6-1/2 .41 184.3g
Flour, all purpose C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g
Flour, bread unsifted C/240ml 4-1/2 .285 127.6g
Flour, bread sifted C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g
Flour, cake/pastry sifted C/240ml 3-1/3 .21 94.5g
Flour, rye C/240ml 2-3/4 .172 78g
Flour, soy C/240ml 3-1/4 .2 92.1g
Flour, wheat C/240ml 4-1/4 .267 120.5g

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(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Gelatin, granulated T/15ml 1/4 .016 7.1g
Gelatin, granulated C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Ginger, ground T/15ml 1/5 .0125 5.7g
Ginger, ground C/240ml 3-1/4 .2 92.1g
Grapes, cut seeded EP C/240ml 5-3/4 .36 163g
Grapes, whole C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g

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(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Ham, cooked diced C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Hominy grits, raw
(yield 6-1/2 times the amount)
C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Hominy grits, cooked Qt/.95L 32 2 907.2g
Honey C/240ml 12 .75 340.2g
Horseradish T/15ml 1/2 .031 14.2g

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Item Volume Weight
(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Jam C/240ml 12 .75 340.2g
Jelly C/240ml 10-2/3 .66 302.4g

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Item Volume Weight
(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Lard C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Lemons, 140 size
-Juice 4-5 each
-Grated peel 1 each

C/240ml
T/15ml
_ _ _
Lettuce, shredded C/240ml 2-1/4 .143 63.8g

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Item Volume Weight
(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Macaroni, cooked
(yield 4 times the amount)
_ _ _ _
Margarine C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Marshmallows, large 80 ea. _ 1 _
Marshmallows, large 176 ea. _ _ 1kg
Mayonnaise C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Meat, cooked chopped C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Milk, liquid C/240ml 8-1/2 .53 241g
Milk, condensed sweet C/240ml 10-2/3 .66 302.4g
Milk, evaporated C/240ml 9 .56 255.2g
Milk, non-fat dry C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g
Milk, non-fat dry T/15ml 1/4 .016 7.1g
Mincemeat C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Molasses C/240ml 12 .75 340.2g
Mustard, dry ground C/240ml 3-1/2 .22 99.2g
Mustard, prepared T/15ml 1/2 .032 14.2g
Mustard seed T/15ml 2/5 .025 11.3g

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(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Noodles, cooked C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Nut meats C/240ml 4-1/2 .28 127.6g
Nutmeg, ground T/15ml 1/4 .016 7.1g

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(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Oats, Rolled C/240ml 3 .19 85g
Oil, vegetable C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Onions, chopped C/240ml 6-1/2 .41 184.3g
Oysters, shucked C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g

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Item Volume Weight
(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Paprika T/15ml 1/4 .016 7.1g
Parsley, coarse chopped C/240ml 1 .063 28.3g
Peanuts, EP C/240ml 5 .313 141.7g
Peanut butter C/240ml 9 .56 255.2g
Peaches, chopped C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Peas, AP C/240ml 16 1 453.6g
Peas, canned drained C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Peas, dried split C/240ml 6-3/4 .42 191.4g
Pears, can, drain/diced C/240ml 6-1/2 .41 184.3g
Pecans, EP C/240ml 4-1/2 .266 127.6g
Pepper, ground T/15ml 1/4 .016 7.1g
Pepper, ground C/240ml 4 .25 113.6g
Peppers, green, chopped C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Pickles, chopped C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Pimiento, chopped C/240ml 6-1/2 .41 184.3g
Pineapple, crushed C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Poppy seed C/240ml 5 .313 141.7g
Potatoes, cooked
(diced or mashed)
C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Potato chips C/240ml 1 .063 28.3g
Prunes, dried C/240ml 6-1/2 .41 184.3g
Prunes, cooked, pitted C/240ml 5 .313 141.7g
Pumpkin, cooked C/240ml 6-1/2 .41 184.3g

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Item Volume Weight
(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Raisins AP C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Raisins, after cooking C/240ml 7 .44 198.5g
Raspberries AP C/240ml 4-3/4 .3 134.7g
Rhubarb, cooked C/240ml 6-1/2 .41 184.3g
Rhubarb, 1":2.54cm cut raw C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g
Rice, AP C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Rice, cooked C/240ml 8-1/2 .53 241g
Rice, puffed C/240ml 3/5 .038 17g
Rutabaga, cubed raw EP C/240ml 4-3/4 .3 135g

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(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Sage, ground C/240ml 2 .125 56.7g
Salad dressing C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Salmon, canned C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Salt T/15ml 2/3 .042 18.9g
Sauerkraut C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Sesame seed T/15ml 1/3 .021 9.5g
Sesame seed C/240ml 5-3/8 .336 152.4g
Shallots, diced T/15ml 2/5 .025 11.3g
Shortening C/240ml 7 .44 198.5g
Soda, baking T/15ml 2/5 .025 11.3g
Soybeans C/240ml 7 .44 198.5g
Spinach, raw Qt/.95L 3-1/4 .203 92.1g
Spinach, cooked C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Squash, Hubbard, cooked C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Strawberries AP C/240ml 7 .44 198.5g
Suet, ground C/240ml 4-1/2 .266 127.6g
Sugar, brown light pack C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Sugar, brown solid pack C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Sugar, granulated C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Sugar, powdered sifted C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g

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Item Volume Weight
(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Tapioca, pearl C/240ml 5-3/4 .36 163g
Tapioca, quick cook C/240ml 5-1/3 .33 151.2g
Tea C/240ml 2-2/3 .166 75.6g
Tea, instant C/240ml 2 .125 56.7g
Tomatoes, canned C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g
Tomatoes, fresh diced C/240ml 7 .44 198.5g
Tomatoes, fresh med 3-4 ea. _ 1 453.6g
Tuna C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g

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Item Volume Weight
(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Vanilla T/15ml 1/2 .031 14.2g
Vinegar C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g

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(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Walnuts, EP C/240ml 4 .25 113.4g
Water C/240ml 8 .5 226.8g

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(US-oz.)
Weight
(US-lbs.)
Weight
(Metric)
Yeast*, compressed ea. 3/5 .0375 17g
Yeast, envelope ea. 1/4 .0156 7.1g
*: One package dry yeast = 1 scant T dry yeast = 1 cake compressed fresh yeast

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The New Professional Chef, 6th edition * 1996,
by The Culinary Institute of America,
published by John Wiley & Sons

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