To serve 40 people 4 ounces each of potato salad, one needs to make approximately 10 pounds of it. When planning food per person for a large gathering, the serving portion for each person should be one pound.Continue Reading
This pound of food should be four servings of four ounces each from the four food groups that include meat, potato or macaroni salad, other vegetables like beans or carrots and a dessert.
Potato salad, macaroni salad and coleslaw are popular foods to serve a large group of people. To make potato salad for a party with 40 guests, the ingredients one needs are 10 pounds of potatoes, about 24 eggs, 4 cups of mayonnaise and seasonings or spices such as salt, black pepper and mustard.Learn more about Food Measurements
According to About.com, approximately 4 to 4.5 gallons of potato salad are needed to feed 100 people. This assumes a serving size of about 5 ounces per person.Full Answer >
It is not dangerous to freeze and then thaw potato salad, so yes it can be frozen. That said, the results of a frozen and thawed potato salad are less than palatable.Full Answer >
At room temperature, 16 U.S. fluid ounces of water weighs 1.04 pounds. While there is a well-known saying about water that says that "a pint's a pound the whole world round," and 16 ounces equals 1 pint, the weight of that pint is not always precisely 1 pound.Full Answer >
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.Full Answer >