Conversions

Ratio Chart for Converting Fresh Herbs to Dried Herbs

January 5, 2017 0 Comments
Ratio Chart for Converting Fresh Herbs to Dried Herbs

How To Convert Fresh Herb to Dried Herbs Let me start by saying, I try to use fresh herbs over dried herbs as much as humanly possible. We grow fresh herbs in the spring and throughout the summer and many of them last through the fall and some right into winter. If we don’t have […]

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Pasta and Rice Conversions

November 8, 2016 2 Comments
Pasta and Rice Conversions

Pasta and Rice Conversions & Equivalents How frustrating is it when you’re cooking dinner from a great recipe you found in your favorite cooking magazine that says you need 2 cups of cooked rice but you have no idea how much dry rice that takes. Or what if you need to know how many cups […]

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Tomato Conversions

December 21, 2015 1 Comment
Tomato Conversions

Tomato Conversions & Equivalents I seem to have a lot of trouble remembering how to convert some ingredients. How many cups of dry beans convert to how many ounces of cooked beans is always hard for me to remember. The same is true with tomatoes. I needed to know how many ounces of fresh tomatoes […]

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Cooking Fat and Oil Smoke Points

February 15, 2014 0 Comments
Cooking Fat and Oil Smoke Points

What Are The Smoking Points For Common Cooking Fats & Oils? It’s a good idea to know the smoke points of your favorite cooking fats and oils because if you exceed the smoke point temperature, it no longer is any good for cooking or eating.  Besides using a thermometer to know the precise temperature, the […]

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Bean Conversions

September 19, 2013 26 Comments
Bean Conversions

Dry Beans To Cooked Beans To Canned Beans I love beans but don’t love soaking beans overnight and then cooking them for hours in the middle of the week to make one of my favorite bean dishes. Yes, I know there advantages to cooking beans from scratch including nutrition, flavor and cost but there are […]

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Conversion Calculators for Home Cooks

August 18, 2012 5 Comments
Conversion Calculators for Home Cooks

Help, I Need to Know Cooking Equivalent Measurements Right Now Ever have one of those senior moments and forget how many teaspoons in 1/4 cup? We all do! Here’s an easy to us conversion calculator that will help you convert various cooking units. Use it to convert cooking units to your preference or use the […]

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