While it's hard to know exactly because it varies by size, a medium onion minces to about a cup. Depending on the size and how finely the onion is minced, it may yield up to 2 cups. More »

Approximately 1 teaspoon of onion powder is equivalent to 1/3 of an onion. So 3 teaspoons of onion powder would be necessary to substitute for an entire onion. More »

A single clove of garlic is equal to 1/2 teaspoon of minced garlic, which is the same as 1 teaspoon of chopped garlic. If the cook only has dry garlic, she should use 1/8 teaspoon of garlic powder or 1/4 teaspoon of gran... More »

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 rec... More »

A single clove of garlic is equal to 1/2 teaspoon of minced garlic, which is the same as 1 teaspoon of chopped garlic. If the cook only has dry garlic, she should use 1/8 teaspoon of garlic powder or 1/4 teaspoon of gran... More »

One clove of garlic yields about half a teaspoon of minced garlic. As a head of garlic contains an average of 10 cloves, a whole head of garlic yields about 5 teaspoons of minced garlic. More »

A stick of butter is 8 tablespoons, which is also equivalent to 1/2 cup, and 2 tablespoons equals 1 standard coffee scoop. Every cook should also know that a pinch is 1/8 teaspoon and a dash equals 1/16 teaspoon. More »