Ingredients - A to C

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A - Ingredients

Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Alfalfa Sprouts 1 lb. 6 cups
Allspice, ground 1 oz. 4 1/2 tbsp.
Almond, paste 8 oz. 1 3/4 cups
Almonds 1 lb. in shell 5 - 6 oz. shelled, 1 1/4 cup shelled
Almonds, chopped 1 lb. shelled 3 1/3 to 3 2/3 cups
Almonds, ground 1 lb. shelled 2 2/3 to 3 cups
Almonds, slivered 1 lb. shelled 4 cups
Almonds, whole 1 lb. shelled 4 1/4 cups
Anchovy Fillets 2 oz. can 12 anchovies, 3 tbsp. mashed
Anchovy Paste 2 oz. tube 4 tbsp.
Apple Pie Filling 21 oz. can 2 1/3 cups
Apples 1 medium 1 cup diced or sliced, 3/4 cup chopped
Apples 1 lb.

2 large, 3 medium, 4 small, 2 1/2 to 3 cups chopped

Apples, dried 6 oz. pkg.

1 cup dried, 2 2/3 cups cooked

Applesauce 16 oz. jar 2 cups
Applesauce, homemade 1 lb. apples 1 1/2 cups sauce
Apricots, canned 16 oz. 2 cups drained, 6 to 8 whole
Apricots, dried 6 oz. pkg. 1 cup dried, 1 1/2 to 2 cups cooked
Apricots, fresh 2 medium 1/2 cup sliced
Apricots, fresh 1 lb. 2 cups halves or slices, 8 to 12 medium whole
Arrowroot 1 tbsp. thickens as 2 1/2 tbsp. flour
Artichokes 1 small 2 to 3 oz.
Artichokes 1 medium 8 to 10 oz.
Artichokes 1 large 15 to 20 oz., 1 first course serving
Arugula, fresh 1 oz. 1 cup
Asparagus, canned 14 1/2 - 16 oz. 12 to 18 spears
Asparagus, fresh 1 lb. 16 to 20 spears, 3 cups trimmed, 2 1/2 cups cooked
Asparagus, frozen 10 oz. 2 cups, equals 1 1/4 lb. fresh
Avocados 1 lb. 2 medium whole, 2 1/2 cups chopped, diced or sliced, 1 1/2 cups puréed pulp
B - Ingredients
Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Bacon, sliced 1 lb. 10 - 15 thick slices, 16 - 24 medium slices, 25 - 30 thin slices
Bacon, slices cooked 1 slice 1 tbsp crumbled
Bacon, slices cooked 1 lb. 1 to 1 1/2 cups crumbled
Baked Beans 1 gallon 20 to 22 servings
Baking Powder 7 oz. can 7/8 cups, 13 1/3 tbsp., 40 tsp.
Baking Soda 16 oz. box 1 7/8 cups, 30 tbsp., 90 tsp.
Bamboo Shoots, canned 8 oz. can 1 cup drained
Bananas 1 medium 3/4 cup sliced, 1/3 cup mashed
Bananas 1 lb. 3 or 4 medium whole, 1 1/3 cup mashed, 2 cups diced
Bananas, dried slices 1 lb. 4 to 4 1/2 cups
Barley, pearl 1 lb. quick cooking 2 1/2 cups uncooked, 8 cups cooked
Basil, dried 1 oz. 3/4 cup
Basil, fresh 1/2 oz. 1 cup chopped
Bay Leaves, dried 1 whole 1/8 to 1/4 tsp. crushed,
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. broken
Bean Sprouts, canned 16 oz. can 2 cups drained
Bean Sprouts, fresh 1 lb. 3 to 4 cups raw, 2 cups cooked
Beans, dried 1 lb. 2 to 2 1/2 cups uncooked,
5 1/2 to 6 cups cooked
Beans, fresh green 1 lb. 14 oz. trimmed, 3 cups trimmed,
2 1/2 cups cut & cooked
Beans, kidney, canned 16 oz. can 2 cups
Beans, kidney, dried 1 lb. uncooked 2 to 2 1/2 cups uncooked,
5 to 6 cups cooked
Beans, lima, canned 15 oz. can 2 cups
Beans, lima, dried 1 lb. uncooked 2 cups uncooked, 5 cups cooked
Beans, lima, fresh 1 lb. shelled 3 cups
Beans, lima, frozen 10 oz. pkg. 1 3/4 cups cooked
Beef, cooked, diced 1 lb. 3 cups
Beef, dried, sliced 5 oz. jar 24 slices, 2 cups shredded
Beef, ground 1 lb. 2 cups raw, 12 ounces cooked
Beef, roast 1 lb. meat for 4 to 5 sandwiches
Beef, tenderloin 5 lbs. 12 to 16 servings
Beer 1 pony keg 7 3/4 gal., 82 12-oz. cans
Beer 1 keg 15 1/2 gal., 165 12-oz. cans,
200 12-oz. cups with a 1/2" foam head
Beet Greens 1 lb. 1 1/2 cups cooked, 8 oz. leaves
Beets, canned 8 oz. can 1 cup sliced
Beets, fresh, no tops 1 lb. 2 cups cooked sliced or diced,
10 medium (2") whole
Berries 1 pint 2 to 3 cups
Bisquick 60-oz. box 14 cups
Blackberries 1 lb. 3 1/2 cups fresh or frozen
Blackberries 1 pint 2 to 3 cups fresh or frozen
Blackberries, canned 15 oz. can 1 3/4 cups
Blackberries, frozen 10 oz. pkg. 2 cups
Black-eyed Peas, dried 1 lb. 2 to 2 1/2 cups dried, 5 to 6 cups cooked
Black-eyed Peas, dried 1 cup 7 oz. dry, 2 1/2 cups cooked
Black-eyed Peas, frozen 10 oz. 1 1/2 cups
Black-eyed Peas, in pod 1 lb. 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cups shelled
Blueberries 1 lb. 2 1/2 to 2 3/4 cups fresh or frozen
Blueberries 1 pint 2 cups
Blueberries, frozen 10 oz. pkg. 1 1/2 cups
Blueberry Pie Filling 21 oz. can 2 1/3 cups
Bok Choy, raw 1 lb. 4 to 5 1/2 cups shredded, 3/4 cup cooked
Bouillon, cubes 1 cube 1 cup prepared
Bouillon, granules 1 tsp. 1 cup prepared
Bouillon, liquid 2 tsp. 3/4 cup prepared
Bouillon, soup base 1 tbsp. paste 1 quart prepared
Boysenberries, canned 17 oz. can 2 cups
Boysenberries, fresh 1 pint 1 3/4 cups, 12 oz.
Bran Flakes 16 oz. pkg. 8 1/2 cups
Bread 1 lb. loaf 16-18 slices, 30 thin slices, 12 cups croutons
Bread 1 slice, dry 1/3 cup fine crumbs
Bread 1 slice, soft 1/2 cup coarse crumbs,
1/2 to 3/4 cup cubes
Bread Crumbs 8 oz. pkg. 2 cups
Bread, French 1 lb. loaf 16 slices 3/4" thick
Bread, toasted 1 slice 1/4 cup crumbs, 1/2 cup cubes
Broccoli, fresh 1 lb. 2 cups florets
Broccoli, fresh 1 bunch 3 cups cooked, chopped
Broccoli, frozen 10 oz. 1 1/2 cups chopped
Broth, beef or chicken 10 1/2 oz. can 1 1/4 cups
Broth, beef or chicken 14 1/2 oz. can 1 3/4 cups
Brussels Sprouts, fresh 1 lb. 4 cups cooked
Brussels Sprouts, fresh 1 qt. 1 1/4 lbs., 5 cups
Brussels Sprouts, frozen 10 oz. 1 1/2 to 2 cups, cooked, 18 to 24 sprouts
Bulgur Wheat 1 lb. 2 3/4 cups uncooked, 8 cups cooked
Butter or Margarine 1 stick 4 oz., 1/2 cup, 8 tbsp.,
Butter or Margarine 1 lb. 4 sticks, 2 cups
Butter 8 oz. 1 cup
Butter 4 oz. 1 stick, 1/2 cup, 8 tbsp., 1/3 cup clarified
Butter, soft 8 oz. tub 1 cup
Butter, whipped 1 lb. 3 cups
Buttermilk Powder 12 oz. can 3 3/4 cups powder, 3 3/4 quarts prepared
Butterscotch Chips 12 oz. pkg. 2 cups

C - Ingredients

Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Cabbage, head 1 medium 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 lbs.
Cabbage, shredded 1 lb. raw 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 cups, 1 1/2 to 2 cups cooked
Candied Fruit 8 oz. pkg. 1 1/2 cups chopped
Cantaloupe 1 medium 3 lbs., 4 to 4 1/2 cups cubed, 25 balls-7/8"
Cardamom 1 pod 1 tsp. ground, 18 to 20 seeds
Carrots, canned 16 oz. 2 cups sliced
Carrots, cooked 1 lb. 2 1/2 cups sliced, 1 1/3 cups puréed
Carrots, fresh 1 lb. 5-7 med. whole, 12-14 small, 24-34 baby, 2 1/2 cups shredded, 3 cups chopped
Carrots, frozen 10 oz. pkg. 1 1/2 to 2 cups
Cashews, canned 6 1/4 oz. 1 1/3 cups
Cashews, shelled 1 oz. 18 medium, 14 large
Cashews, shelled 1 lb. 3 1/4 cups
Cauliflower, fresh 1 lb. 1 1/2 cups cut up, 9 oz. after trimming, 7 1/2 oz. cooked
Cauliflower, fresh 1 medium 1 3/4 to 2 1/4 lbs., 3 cups chopped
Cauliflower, frozen 10 oz. pkg. 2 cups chopped
Caviar 1 oz. 1 1/2 tbsp.
Celeriac 1 lb. 3 cups grated, 1 cup cooked and pureed
Celery 1 bunch 1 lb. untrimmed, 2 cups, sliced or diced
Celery 2-3 ribs 1 cup chopped or sliced
Celery Flakes 1 oz. 3/4 cups
Celery Seeds 1 oz. 4 tbsp.
Cereal, All Bran 13.8 oz. pkg. 6 1/2 cups
Cereal, Corn Chex 12 oz. pkg. 11 cups
Cereal, cornflakes 16 oz. pkg. 16 cups
Cereal, Rice Chex 12 oz. pkg. 11 cups
Cereal, Wheat Chex 16 oz. pkg. 7 cups
Champagne 750 ml bottle 5 servings (5 oz. each)
Champagne magnum 50.7 oz.
Champagne double magnum 101.5 oz.
Chayote Squash 1 medium 1 lb.
Cheese 3 to 5 lbs. 25 servings
Cheese, American 1 lb. 4 to 5 cups shredded
Cheese, Blue 4 oz. 1 cup crumbled
Cheese, Cheddar/Swiss 4 oz. 1 cup grated
Cheese, Cottage 1 lb. 2 cups
Cheese, Cream 3 oz. pkg. 6 tbsp.
Cheese, Cream 8 oz. pkg. 1/2 lb., 1 cup
Cheese, firm 1 lb. 4 to 5 cups, shredded
Cheese, firm 4 oz. 1 cup, shredded
Cheese, hard 8 oz. 1 1/2 cups, grated (Parmesan or Romano)
Cheesecake 2 lbs. 8 " cake
Cheesecake 3 lbs. 10" cake
Cheese Whiz 16 oz. jar 1 3/4 cups
Cherries, canned, tart 1 lb. pitted 1 1/2 cup, drained
Cherries, dried, tart 3 oz. 1/2 cup
Cherries, fresh, sweet 1 lb. 2 1/2 cups, pitted

Cherries, frozen, tart

1 lb. pitted 2 cups
Cherries, maraschino 10 oz. jar 25 cherries with stems,
33 cherries without stems
Cherry Pie Filling 21 oz. can 2 1/3 cups
Chestnuts, canned 10 oz. can 25 whole nuts
Chestnuts, shelled 1 lb. 35 to 40 large whole, 2 1/2 cups whole, 2 cups puréed
Chicken, bone-in 3 lbs. 2 1/2 to 3 cups cooked, diced
Chicken, boneless 1 lb. 3 cups cooked, diced
Chicken Breast 1 half 1/2 cup cooked, diced
Chicken, canned 5 oz. 1/2 cup drained
Chicken, whole 2-3 lbs. 2 - 3 cups cooked, diced
Chicken, whole 5 lbs. 5 cups cooked, chopped
Chickpeas, dried 1 cup 2 1/2 cups cooked
Chilies, green, chopped 4 1/2 oz. can 1/2 cup
Chilies, green, whole 4 oz. can 3 whole chilies
Chili powder 1 oz. 3 1/2 tbsp.
Chili sauce 12 oz. btl. 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cups
Chives, freeze-dried 1 oz. 3 cups
Chives, fresh 1 tbsp. 1 tsp. freeze-dried
Chives, fresh 1 bunch 1/2 cups chopped
Chocolate 1 oz.

1 square (unsweetened), 4 tbsp. grated, 1 envelope liquid

Chocolate Chips 6 oz. 1 cup (semi-sweet & milk chocolate)
Chocolate Drink Powder 14 1/2 oz. tin 3 1/4 cups powder, 6 1/2 quarts prepared
Chocolate Syrup 24 oz. btl. 2 1/8 cups
Chocolate Wafers 20 1 cup fine crumbs
Chow Mein Noodles 5 oz. can 2 1/2 cups
Chutney 8 oz. jar 1 cup
Cilantro, dried 1 oz. 1 cup
Cinnamon, ground 1 oz. 4 tbsp.
Cinnamon, stick 5" length 1 tsp. ground
Cinnamon, stick 1 oz. 8 to 10 sticks (5" in length)
Cinnamon Candy Dots 1 lb. pkg. 2 1/4 cups
Citron, chopped 6 1/2 oz. jar 1 cup
Clams, canned 6 1/2 oz. can 3/4 cup
Clams, in shell 8 quarts 1 quart (4 cups) shucked, 3 dozen,
Clams, shucked 1 quart 2 to 3 cups, chopped
Cloves, ground 1 oz. 4 tbsp.
Cloves, whole 1 tsp. 3/4 tsp. ground
Cloves, whole 3 oz. 1 cup
Club crackers 16 oz. box 32 crackers (4 sections each)
Cocktail Sauce 9 oz. jar 1 1/8 cups
Cocoa, baking 8 oz. tin 2 2/3 cups
Cocoa Hot Drink Mix 10 oz. tin 2 cups
Coconut, dried 1 tbsp. 1 1/2 tbsp. fresh
Coconut, flaked, canned 3 1/2 oz. 1 1/4 cups
Coconut, flaked, pkg. 7 oz. 2 1/2 cups
Coconut, fresh 1 lb. 3 cups grated, 1 medium whole
Coconut Milk 15 oz. can 1 7/8 cups
Coffee, ground 1 lb. 80 tbsp., 40 to 60 cups brewed
Coffee, instant 4 oz. jar 2 1/2 cups, 120 cups prepared
Cole Slaw 1 quart 7 to 8 servings
Collard Greens, fresh 1 lb. 6 to 7 cups raw, 1 1/2 cups cooked
Collard Greens, frozen 10 oz. pkg. 1 1/2 cups cooked
Congealed Salad 1 quart 8 to 9 servings
Consommé 10 1/2 oz. can 1 1/3 cups
Coriander Seeds 1/2 cup 1 1/4 oz.
Corn, kernels, canned 15 1/2 oz. 1 3/4 cups, drained
Corn, creamed, canned 16 oz. 2 cups
Corn, fresh 2 to 3 ears 1 cup kernels
Corn, frozen 10 oz. 1 1/4 cups kernels
Corn, frozen 16 oz. 1 2/3 cups kernels
Cornbread 8" square or 9" round 4 cups crumbled for stuffing
Corned Beef hash 15 oz. can 2 cups
Cornflakes 3 - 4 cups 1 cup crumbs
Cornflakes 4 oz. 1 cup crumbs
Cornflakes 16 oz. 16 cups
Corn Husks, for tamales 1 lb. 40 leaves
Cornish Game Hen 1 medium 1 1/4 lbs.
Cornmeal 1 lb. 3 cups uncooked, 16 cups cooked
Cornstarch 1 tbsp. thickens comparable to 2 tbsp. of flour
Cornstarch 1 oz. 3 tbsp.
Corn Syrup 16 oz. 2 cups
Cottage Cheese 1 lb. 2 cups
Couscous, uncooked 1 cup 7 oz. uncooked, 2 1/2 to 3 cups cooked
Crab, in shell 1 lb. whole 6 to 7 oz. meat, 2/3 cup flaked
Crabmeat, canned 6 1/2 oz. 1 cup flaked
Cracker Meal 14-oz. box 2 3/4 cups
Cracker, Graham 12 to 14 squares 1 cup crumbs
Cracker, Graham 16 oz. box 33 crackers (2 1/2" x 5" each)
Crackers, Ritz 24 crackers 1 cup fine crumbs
Crackers, Ritz 1 roll 35 crackers, 1 1/2 cups fine crumbs
Crackers, Ritz 1 lb. pkg. 140 crackers, 6 cups fine crumbs
Crackers, saltines 30 crackers 1 cup fine crumbs
Crackers, saltines 1 lb. pkg. 130 to 140 crackers, 4 1/2 cups fine crumbs
Crackers, Triscuits 13 oz. pkg. 84 crackers
Crackers, Wheat Thins 16 oz. pkg. 256 crackers
Cranberries, dried 6 oz. pkg. 1 1/3 cups
Cranberries, fresh 1 lb. 4 cups, 3 cups cooked sauce
Cranberry relish 16 oz. jar 1 3/4 cups
Cranberry sauce, jellied 16 oz. can 2 cups
Crayfish, in shell 1 lb. 10 crayfish, 3/4 cup meat
Cream, whipped 7 oz. can - pressurized 1 7/8 cups
Cream, whipping 1/2 pint 1 cup unwhipped, 2 cups whipped
Cream Cheese 3 oz. pkg. 6 tbsp., 3/8 cup
Cream Cheese 8 oz. pkg. 1 cup
Cream Cheese Spread 8 oz. carton 7/8 cup
Creamer, non-dairy 11 oz. jar 3 1/8 cups, 120 servings (1 tsp. each)
Cream of Rice 14 oz. box

2 1/4 cups uncooked

Cream of Tartar 1 oz. 3 tbsp.
Cream of Wheat, quick 1 lb. 2 1/2 cups uncooked, 16 cups cooked
Cucumber 1 medium 1 1/2 cups chopped
Cucumber 1 lb. 2 medium whole, 2 1/2 to 3 cups peeled, sliced or chopped
Cumin Seeds, ground 1 oz. 4 1/2 tbsp.
Cumin Seeds, whole 1 tsp. 1/2 tsp. ground
Currants, dried 16 oz. pkg. 3 cups
Currants, fresh 1 quart 3 3/4 cups
Curry Paste 5 oz. 1/2 cup
Curry Powder 1 oz. 4 tbsp.

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