This section is from the book "A New Book Of Cookery", by Fannie Merritt Farmer. See also: How to Cook Everything: 2,000 Simple Recipes for Great Food.
Pack solidly into cup and level with a case knife for a cupful. For fractions of cupfuls pack in like manner to correct division line indicated in cup.
Pack solidly into spoon and level with a case knife. Divide with a case knife lengthwise of spoon for a half spoonful. Divide halves crosswise for quarters, and quarters crosswise for eighths.