The quantity of vegetables that constitutes an official serving varies, but, as a rule of thumb, a serving of vegetables ranges between a half cup and a cup. Small differences depend on the type of vegetable and whether it is served raw or cooked.
A: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.
A:According to nutritional information provided by Domino's Pizza, an extra-large pizza has eight slices. Medium and large pizzas contain eight slices as well, and a small pizza is cut into six slices.
A:The number of meatballs needed for 100 people depends upon their size and the manner in which they are served. A standard main course serving size is 6 ounces of meat per guest, or approximately 600 1-ounce meatballs, 400 1 1/2-ounce meatballs, 300 2-ounce meatballs and 200 3-ounce meatballs.
A:A serving size is the amount of food or drink that is recommended or generally served. The MyPlate program, which replaced the food pyramid, offers serving sizes for a variety of foods and food groups. Labels on packaged food items also list serving sizes.
A:A two-layer full sheet cake can serve between 80 to 111 people. A full sheet cake measures 16 inches by 24 inches. If the sheet cake has three layers, then there are between 115 to 158 pieces of cake.
A:According to Serious Eats, a gallon of ice cream can feed approximately 30 people. Typical ice cream scoops dish out about 3 ounces per scoop, though different sized scoops exist and can cause variations in the number of people that can be fed from a single gallon.
A:Sheet cake servings vary based on the size of the cake and the hostess's preference on how big to cut each slice. For example, a 2-inch deep 9-by-13-inch quarter wedding sheet cake is cut into 1-by-2-inch pieces, which yields 54 servings.
A:The quantity of vegetables that constitutes an official serving varies, but, as a rule of thumb, a serving of vegetables ranges between a half cup and a cup. Small differences depend on the type of vegetable and whether it is served raw or cooked.
A:A glass of milk contains approximately 300 milligrams of calcium. However, this amount can vary depending on the type of milk in question. Fresh milk, ice milk, yogurt, soy milk or other types of milk contain varying amounts of calcium.
A:Most large pizzeria pizzas, measuring 14 to 16 inches in diameter, feed approximately four to eight people, depending on how many slices each person eats. Large pizzas typically contain eight to 12 triangular slices or 10 to 12 square slices.
A:A 13 pound (bone out) to 16 pound ham (bone in) will feed fifteen people. This will depend on how much each guest will eat along with any sides provided. Typically, one person will eat between a half a pound of bone out or 3/4 pound of bone in ham.
A:Food-purchasing specifications refer to the quality, quantity and other important characteristics required in the products or ingredients purchased for preparing a food item. For example, a sirloin steak sandwich needs sirloin steak. The purchase specifications of sirloin steak may include its source, weight, type of packaging, delivery temperature, minimum order and maximum order. For each ingredient in a recipe, there must be a corresponding purchase specification.
A:The best breakfast dishes to make for a group can either be prepared in advance or can be cooked in large batches all at once. Scrambled eggs with vegetables can quickly be cooked in a single pan, while crepes can be prepared in advance then reheated.
A:To make 30 8-ounce cups of coffee, the brewer needs 40 to 80 tablespoons of coffee. Typically, one 6-ounce serving of coffee takes 1 to 2 tablespoons, depending on how strong the brewer wants the taste to be.
A:Dates are a nutrient-dense food, which makes them beneficial for most people's diets; they contain fiber, iron and vitamins A and K, as well as minerals such as magnesium, potassium and niacin. Dates are also fairly low in calories, with approximately 78 calories per ounce.
A:When preparing a tossed salad for a large group of people, the rule is 3 ounces per person, according to the Seattle Times, so 300 ounces of salad would be needed to serve 100 people. That breaks down in different ways, depending on the specific type of greens being used.
A:The term "yield," when used in cooking, refers to the number of servings that are generated by a particular recipe. In most recipes, the term "yields, " followed by a number, is used at the beginning or the end of an ingredient list.