Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Equivalents & Substitutions Ingredient Quantities and Equivalents

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      Ingredient Quantities and Equivalents:

      (If a recipe calls for a certain measurement, these guidelines will help
      you in determining how much to purchase.)

      Active Dry Yeast – 1 package – 1 cake compressed

      Apples – 1 medium – 1 cup sliced

      Apricots – 1 pound, 8-10 whole – 2 1/2 cups sliced

      Asparagus – 1 pound, 18-24 spears – 2-2 1/2 cups(1 inch pieces)

      Bananas – 3 medium – 1 cup mashed

      Beans – 1 cup dry – 2 1/2 cups cooked

      Blue Berries – 1 pound – 3 cups

      Broccoli – 1 pound – 4 cups florets

      Bread Crumbs – 4 slices – 1 cup dry crumbs

      Bread Crumbs – 1 slice – 3/4 cup soft crumbs

      Brown Sugar – 1/2 pound – 1 1/4 cups

      Butter – 1 pound – 2 cups

      Butter – 1 pound – 4 sticks

      Butter – 1 stick – 1/4 pound

      Butter – 1 stick – 1/2 cup

      Cabbage – 1 pound – 4 cups shredded

      Carrots – 1 Medium – 1/2 cup sliced, chopped or shredded

      Cauliflower – 1 medium head – 6 cups florets

      Celery – 1 stalk – 1/2 cup sliced or shopped

      Cheese, American – 1 lb shredded – 4 cups

      Cheese, Bleu – 1/4 lb crumbled – 1 cup

      Cheese, Cheddar – 1 pound – 4 cups grated

      Cheese, Cheddar – 4 ounces – 1 cup grated

      Cheese, Cottage – 1 pound – 2 cups

      Cheese, Cream – 1/2 pound – 8 ounces

      Cheese, Cream – 6 ounces – 3/4 cup

      Cherries – 1 quart – 2 cups pitted

      Chocolate – 1 ounce – 1 square

      Chocolate Chips – 6 ounces – 1 cup

      Corn Flakes – 3 cups – 1 cup crushed

      Crackers, Soda – 28 crackers – 1 cup crumbs

      Crackers, Graham – 14 squares – 1 cup crumbs

      Cranberries – 1 pound – 3 cups sauce

      Cream – 1 cup un-whipped – 2 cups whipped

      Crumbs (cracker) – 1 cup – 28 crackers

      Dates – 1 lb whole – 1 1/2 cups pitted & cut

      Eggs – 5 medium – 1 cup

      Egg Whites – 8 to 10 – 1 cup

      Egg Yolks – 12 to 14 – 1 cup

      Fat – 2 cups – 1 pound

      Flour, Sifted – 4 cups – 1 pound

      Flour, Cake – 4 1/2 cups – 1 pound

      Flour, Whole Wheat – 3 1/2 cups – 1 pound

      Garlic – 1 clove – 1/2 teaspoon minced

      Granulated sugar – 1/2 pound – 1 cup

      Grapes – 1 pound – 2 1/2 cups

      Horseradish – 1 Tb sp fresh – 2 Tb sp bottled

      Leek – 1 medium – 1/3 cup sliced

      Lemon – 1 medium – 3 Tb sp juice

      Macaroni – 1/2 pound – 4 cups cooked

      Mango – 1 medium – 1 cup sliced

      Marshmallows – 10 miniatures – 1 large

      Melon (cantaloupe) – 1 medium, 2 1/2 lbs – 6 cups cubed or 5 1/2 cups balls

      Melon (Honeydew) – 1 medium, 2 1/2 lbs – 6 cups cubed or 5 1/2 cups balls

      Mushrooms – 1 lb fresh – 6 oz canned

      Nectarine – 1 medium – 1 cup sliced or 3/4 cup chopped

      Onions – 1 medium – 1/2 cup chopped

      Onion (green) – 1 medium – 2 tablespoons sliced

      Orange – 1 medium – 1/3 cup juice

      Papaya – 1 medium – 1 1/4 sliced

      Parsnip – 1 medium – 3/4 cup 1 cup sliced or chopped

      Peach – 1 medium – 1 cup sliced or 3/4 cup chopped

      Pear – 1 medium – 1 cup sliced or chopped

      Peanuts – 5 ounces – 1 cup

      Pecans, chopped – 4 1/2 ounces – 1 cup

      Pecans, halves – 3 3/4 ounces – 1 cup

      Pepper, Sweet – 1 medium – 1 cup strips or 3/4 cup chopped

      Pineapple – 1 medium, 4 pounds – 4 1/2 cups peeled and cubed

      Potatoes – 1 pound – 3 cups cubed or 2/3 cups peeled

      Raspberries – 1 pound – 4 cups

      Rice – 1 cup uncooked – 3 1/2 cups cooked

      Rhubarb – 1 pound – 4 cups sliced

      Shallot – 1 medium – 2 tablespoons finely chopped

      Spaghetti – 7 ounces – 4 cups cooked

      Squash (summer) – 1 medium – 1 1/4 cups sliced

      Squash (winter) – 2 lbs – 4 cups chopped or 2 cups mashed

      Strawberries – 1 pint (1 pound) – 3 cups whole or 2 1/2 cups sliced

      Sugar, Granulated – 2 cups – 1 pound

      Sugar, Powdered – 3.5 to 4 cups – 1 pound

      Sugar, Brown – 2 1/4 cups – 1 pound

      Tomato – 1 medium – 1/2 peeled, seeded and chopped

      Vanilla Wafers – 22 wafers – 1 cup crumbs

      Walnuts, chopped – 4 1/2 ounces – 1 cup

      Walnuts, halves – 3 1/2 ounces – 1 cup

      Walnuts – 1 lb unshelled – 1 1/2 cups shelled

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      this is so helpful! thanks a bunch hun!

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