Table Of Approximate Weights And Measures

1 qt. sifted flour, about .... 1 lb.

1 tablespoonful butter, about. 1 oz.

1 qt. pulverized sugar . . 1 lb. 7 oz.

1 qt. granulated sugar . . 1 lb. 9 oz.

1 quart cornmeal .... 1 lb. 2 oz.

1 pt. closely packed butter 1 lb.

Rising Powder Proportions

1 quart flour needs 3 teaspoonfuls baking powder.

1 quart flour needs 1 teaspoonful soda and 2 of cream tartar

1 cup sour milk needs

1/2 teaspoonful soda.

Avoirdupois Weight

Liquid Measure. 4 gills make 1 pint. 2 pints make 1 quart. 4 quarts make 1 gallon.

Dry Measure

2 pints make 1 quart. 8 quarts make 1 peck. 4 pecks make 1 bushel. 6 quarts dry measure are nearly equal to 7 quarts liquid. 1 coffee-cup equals 1/2 pint. 1/2 a coffee-cup equals 1 gill. 10 flat tablespoonfuls equal 1 cupful. 4 teaspoonfuls equal 1 tablespoonful.