# Food Measurements

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## How many glasses are in a pitcher of beer?

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An average beer pitcher contains 64 ounces of beer, which equals four pints or 5.25 12-ounce mugs. Beer cans usually hold 12 ounces of beer and bottles hold about 11 oz, so drinking a pitcher of beer is like drinking a little less than a six pack.

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• #### Q:How much do blueberries weigh?

A: Although blueberries are different sizes, the average weight of a blueberry is just above half a gram. Small to larger cups average around 190 and 250 blueberries respectively, and one cup of blueberries on average weighs about 140 grams.
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• #### Q:How many grams of sugar are in a sugar packet?

A: A sugar packet contains approximately 4 grams of sugar and 16 calories. A packet of sugar is equal to both a standard sugar cube and a teaspoon of sugar.
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• #### Q:How many cups are in 1 pound of powdered sugar?

A: One pound of powdered sugar is approximately 3 3/4 cups when measured unsifted. The measurement of powdered sugar can vary slightly, with 1 pound ranging between 3 1/2 cups and 4 cups.
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• #### Q:How much does a single grain of rice weigh?

A: One grain of long-grain rice weighs about 1/64 of a gram. This weight varies slightly depending on the type of rice that is being weighed.
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• #### Q:How many teaspoons are there in 1 U.S. fluid ounce?

A: There are six teaspoons in 1 U.S. fluid ounce. The U.S. fluid ounce is also equivalent to 2 tablespoons, 1/2 U.S. cup and 1/16 U.S. pint.
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• #### Q:How many ounces are there in six cups?

A: There are 48 ounces in 6 cups according to the U.S. system of measurement. In the British imperial system of measurement, there are 60 ounces in 6 cups. The imperial cup is not often used as a form of measurement, but it is equal to half an imperial pint.
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• #### Q:How many grams in a tablespoon?

A: There are 14.3 grams in a tablespoon. Since grams and tablespoons are different measurements, it is difficult to precisely convert one to the other without knowing the exact ingredient. Grams measure how much an object weighs, while tablespoons measure the volume that an object takes up.
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• #### Q:How much does one cup of rice weigh?

A: A cup of rice weighs approximately 7 ounces, according to Traditional Oven's conversion calculator. The exact weight of 1 cup of rice varies depending on the type of grain, whether the rice is cooked, how tightly packed the grains are and whether the measurement is a metric or U.S. cup.
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• #### Q:How much liquid does a flagon hold?

A: In Ireland, the standard size of a flagon is 2 liters, but in most other places a flagon is not of any particular size. "Flagon" simply refers to a large leather, metal, glass or ceramic bottle or container used for holding liquids, especially wines and liquors.
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• #### Q:What is 1/4 pound of butter equal to in cups?

A: A quarter-pound of butter is equal to a half-cup in U.S. measurements. In the British Imperial system of measurements, this is 0.42 cup or 118.29 milliliters. In the U.S., a quarter-pound of butter is packaged and sold as a stick.
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• #### Q:How many cups of butter are in a pound?

A: There are two cups of butter in a pound. This is an industry-standard dairy measure that can be generally relied upon by cooks and bakers across the United States.
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• #### Q:How many teaspoons equal one tablespoon?

A: There are three teaspoons in a tablespoon. That means that there are 1.5 teaspoons in a 1/2 tablespoon, and 1/3 of a tablespoon is a single teaspoon.
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• #### Q:How much is a sprig of thyme?

A: Typically, a sprig of thyme yields between 1/4 and 1/2 teaspoon of leaves. This range occurs because a "sprig" indicates one branch or shoot of a plant, and there is no exact size for this.
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• #### Q:How many tablespoons are in a dry ounce?

A: A dry ounce is equivalent to 2 tablespoons. The dry ounce is also equal to 1/8 cup and 28.3 grams. These simple conversions are helpful to know when cooking because the measurements indicated in a recipe can vary depending on where the cookbook or resource is published.
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• #### Q:What are six tablespoons equal to in a cup measurement?

A: In the United States system of measurement, 6 tablespoons are equivalent to 3/8 of a cup. According to this rule, there are 16 tablespoons in a full cup measure. The English measurement system is comprised of teaspoons, tablespoons, cups and pints.
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• #### Q:How much dry parsley equals fresh parsley?

A: It takes approximately one portion of dried parsley to equal three portions of fresh chopped parsley, whether the measurement is teaspoons, tablespoons or cups. For example, 1 teaspoon of dried parsley flakes equals 1 tablespoon of fresh parsley. This ratio applies to all herbs, including oregano, thyme, rosemary and basil.
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• #### Q:What does one stick of butter equal in cups?

A: One stick of butter equals about 1/2 cup. Some recipes will give butter in cups, but will also include measurements for the sticks. Some websites will even convert certain measurements to make it easier to follow the recipe.
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• #### Q:How many slices of pizza are in a 14-inch pizza?

A: There are eight slices in a 14-inch pizza. According to Pizza Hut, a top pizza chain, one slice is 1/8 of a standard 14-inch large pizza. This number is subject to change depending on the pizza.
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• #### Q:How many carrots in a bunch?

A: There are approximately four to six carrots in a bunch with tops, depending on the length and diameter of the carrots. There are approximately six to eight topped carrots, which are sold by weight, in a 1-pound bag. A 2-pound bag contains 12 to 16 topped carrots.
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• #### Q:How many ounces does a coffee cup hold?

A: One U.S. customary cup is equal to 8 fluid ounces, but not all coffee cups people use actually equal the amount in a standardized U.S. cup. Therefore, it is impossible to say that all cups equal 8 ounces, or any particular amount.
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• #### Q:How many graham crackers equal one cup of crumbs?

A: Fourteen crushed graham crackers make 1 cup of crumbs. Although they are often enjoyed as a snack, graham crackers in crushed form serve as an ingredient in pie crusts for cheesecakes, lemon icebox pies, key lime pies and various frozen desserts. The crumbs are typically mixed with butter and sugar.
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