Ingredients - D to M

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D - Ingredients

Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Dandelion Greens 1 lb. 2 3/4 cups cooked
Dates, diced, sugared 1 lb. 2 2/3 cups
Dates, pitted 8 oz. pkg. 54 dates, 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cups chopped
Dates, unpitted 1 lb. 60 dates, 2 1/2 cups pitted
Dill, fresh or dried 3 heads 1 tbsp. dill seed
Dill Weed, dried 1 oz. 3/4 cup
Dill Weed, fresh 1/2 oz. 1/2 cup
Dips, refrigerated 16 oz. carton 1 3/4 cups

E - Ingredients

Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Eggplant 1 lb. 3 to 3 1/2 cups diced - uncooked,
2 1/2 cups diced - cooked
Eggs, hard boiled 1 large 6 slices
Eggs, hard boiled 4 large 1 cup, chopped
Eggs, whole, uncooked 1 large 3 tbsp.
Eggs, uncooked 1 cup 5 large eggs, 6 medium eggs
Egg White 1 large 2 tbsp.
Egg White 1 cup 8 large egg whites
Egg Yolk 1 large 1 1/2 tbsp.
Egg Yolk 1 cup 12 large egg yolks
Egg Substitute 16 oz. 2 cups, 8 eggs
Endive, Belgian med. head 10 to 16 leaves
Endive, Curly med. head 3 to 4 cups torn
Equal 1 envelope comparable to 2 tsp. of sugar
Equal, bulk 1/4 tsp. comparable to 2 tsp. of sugar
Escarole med. head 7 cups torn, 4 salad servings

F - Ingredients

Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Fava Beans, canned 20 oz. can 2 cups
Fava Beans, dried 1 lb. 2 cups dried, 4 1/2 cups cooked
Fava Beans, fresh 1 lb. in pod 1 to 1 1/2 cups shelled
Fennel, bulb 1 lb. 3 cups sliced
Fennel, seeds, dried 1 oz. 4 tbsp.
Figs, canned 16 oz. can 12 to 16 medium
Figs, dried 1 lb. 40 medium whole, 2 1/2 to 3 cups chopped, 4 cups cooked
Figs, fresh 1 lb. 12 small, 9 medium whole,
2 1/2 cups chopped
Filberts, in shell 1 lb. 1/2 lb. nuts, 1 1/2 cups nuts
Filberts, shelled 1 lb. 3 1/2 cups
Fish, boneless 1 fillet 4 to 6 oz.
Fish, boneless 1 steak 5 to 8 oz.
Flour, all-purpose 1 lb. 4 cups sifted, 3 1/3 cups unsifted
Flour, all-purpose 5 lbs. 20 cups sifted
Flour, cake 1 lb. 4 1/8 cups unsifted, 4 5/8 cups sifted
Flour, cake 1 cup, sifted 1 cup less 2 tbsp. sifted all-purpose flour (7/8 cup)
Flour, pastry 1 lb. 4 cups unsifted, 4 1/2 cups sifted
Flour, rice 1 lb. 3 cups unsifted, 3 1/2 cups sifted
Flour, rye 1 lb. 4 1/2 to 5 cups unsifted
Flour, soy, full fat 1 lb. 7 1/2 cups sifted
Flour, soy, low-fat 1 lb. 5 1/2 cups sifted
Flour, whole wheat 1 lb. 3 3/4 cups unsifted, 4 cups sifted
Frankfurters 16 oz. pkg. 8 to 10 frankfurters
Frosting, canned 16 oz. 1 3/4 cups
Fruit, candied 1 lb. 3 cups chopped
Fruit, canned 16 oz. 1 1/2 cups drained, 2 cups fruit and juice
Fruit, dried 1 lb. 3 cups
Fruit, frozen 10 oz. 1 1/2 cups drained
Fruit Pectin, liquid 3 oz. thickens 3 - 4 cups of fruit, thickens 2 - 4 cups of juice
Fruit Pectin, powdered 1 3/4 oz. thickens 4 - 8 cups of fruit, thickens 3 - 6 cups of juice
Fruit Peel, candied 1 lb. 2 1/2 to 3 cups chopped
Fruit, pureed 1 lb. 2 cups
Fruit Salad 1 quart 7 to 8 servings

G - Ingredients

Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Garlic, bulb 1 head 8 to 15 cloves
Garlic, clove 1 small 1/2 tsp. minced, 1/8 tsp. garlic powder
Garlic, clove 1 medium 1 tsp. minced, 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
Garlic, clove 1 large 1 1/2 tsp. minced, 3/8 tsp. garlic powder
Garlic, elephant 1 clove 2 medium cloves
Garlic, flakes 1/2 tsp. 1 clove, 1 tsp. chopped, 1/2 tsp. minced
Garlic, minced 1 tsp. 1 to 2 medium cloves
Garlic, processed 4 1/2 oz. jar 1/2 cup chopped or minced
Garlic Salt 1 tsp. 1/8 tsp. garlic powder plus 7/8 tsp. salt
Garlic Salt 1 oz. 2 tbsp.
Gelatin, unflavored 1 envelope 1 tbsp.
Ginger, crystallized 1 tbsp. 1 tsp. ground
Ginger, fresh, chopped 1 tbsp. 1 tsp. ground
Ginger, fresh 1" piece 1 tbsp. grated or chopped
Ginger, ground 1/2 tsp. 1 tsp. fresh chopped
Ginger, ground 1 oz.

4 tbsp.

Gingersnaps 15 cookies 1 cup fine crumbs
Goose 1 medium 10 to 12 lbs.
Gooseberries, canned 16 oz. can 2 cups
Gooseberries, fresh 1 lb. 3 cups
Grapefruit, canned 16 oz. 2 cups sections
Grapefruit, fresh 1 lb. 1 medium whole, 10 to 12 sections,
2/3 to 3/4 cup juice, 1 1/3 cups pulp
Grapefruit, frozen 14 oz. pkg 1 1/2 cups sections
Grape Leaves 10 oz. jar 40 leaves
Grapes 1 lb. 2 cups seeded, 2 1/2 cups seedless
Gravy, canned 12 oz. 1 1/3 cups
Gravy Mix (brown) 3 tbsp. makes 1 cup
Great Northern Beans 1 lb. dried 2 cups dried, 6 to 7 cups cooked
Green Beans, canned 16 oz. 2 cups
Green Beans, fresh 1 lb. 14 oz. trimmed, 3 cups trimmed,
2 1/2 cups cut & cooked
Green Beans, frozen 10 oz. 1 1/2 cups
Green Peas, canned 16 oz. 2 cups
Green Peas, in pod 1 lb.

1 cup shelled

Green Peas, frozen 10 oz.

1 1/2 to 2 cups

Green Peas, split, dried 1 lb. 2 1/2 cups uncooked, 5 cups cooked
Greens, fresh 1 lb. 3 cups cooked
Greens, frozen 10 oz. 1 1/2 to 2 cups
Grenadine Syrup 12 oz. btl. 1 1/2 cups
Grits, quick cooking 1 cup 3 1/3 cups cooked
Grits, quick cooking 1 lb. 3 cups uncooked, 5 cups cooked

H - Ingredients

Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Ham, boneless canned 1 lb. 12 oz. lean meat
Ham, cooked 1 lb. 3 cups diced, 2 cups ground
Ham, deviled, canned 4 1/2 oz. 1/2 cup
Ham, slice 1" thick 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 lbs.
Hazelnuts, in shell 1 lb. 1/2 lb. nuts, 1 1/2 cups nuts
Hazelnuts, shelled 1 lb. 3 1/2 cups
Hearts of Palm, canned 14 oz. 5 to 6 stalks
Herbs, fresh, chopped 1 tbsp. 1 tsp. dried & crushed
Hominy, canned 15 oz. 1 3/4 cups
Hominy, uncooked 1 lb. 2 1/2 cups uncooked
Hominy, uncooked 1 cup 4 1/2 cups cooked
Honey 16 oz. 1 1/3 cups
Honeydew Melon 1 (4 lbs.) 4 cups diced, 35 balls
Horseradish, fresh 1 tbsp. 2 tbsp. bottled
Horseradish, fresh 1 1/2 lbs. 2 3/4 cups peeled, grated
Horseradish, prepared 1 oz. 2 tbsp.
Horseradish, prepared 6 1/2 oz. jar 3/4 cup
Horseradish Sauce 8 oz. jar 1 cup
Hot Dogs 16 oz. pkg. 8 to 10 hot dogs
Hot Pepper Sauce 4 1/2 oz. btl. 1/2 cup
I-Ingredients
Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Ice 3 to 4 standard size cubes 1 cup crushed
Ice 10 lbs. chills 1 case of wine
Ice Cream 1 quart 4 cups, 6 to 7 servings

J - Ingredients

Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Jam or Jelly 18 oz. 1 2/3 cups
Jerusalem Artichokes 1 lb. 12 medium, 2 1/2 cups peeled & sliced
Jicama, fresh 1 lb. 4 cups shredded
Juniper Berries 8 berries 1 tsp. crushed

K - Ingredients

Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Kale, fresh 1 lb. 6 cups raw leaves,
1 1/4 cups cooked leaves
Ketchup 16 oz. btl. 1 2/3 cups
Kidney Beans, canned 16 oz. can 2 cups
Kidney Beans, dried 1 lb. 2 to 2 1/2 cups uncooked,
5 to 6 cups cooked
Kiwi Fruit 1 medium 5 to 6 slices, 1/2 cups slices
Kohlrabi 2 lbs. 4 medium bulbs, 3 1/2 cups cubes cooked

L - Ingredients

Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Lamb 1 lb. 2 chops 3/4" thick
Lamb 1 leg 5 to 7 lbs. w/bone, 3 lbs. boneless
Lard 1 lb. 2 1/2 cups
Lasagna, uncooked 16 oz. 16 to 24 noodles
Leeks 1 lb. 1 bunch, 2 large or 3 medium whole
Leeks, white part 1 lb. 2 cups chopped raw, 1 cup chopped cooked
Lemon Grass 2 stalks 1 tbsp. finely chopped
Lemons 1 medium 2 to 3 tbsp. juice, 2 tsp. grated peel,
7 to 10 slices
Lemons 1 lb. 4 to 5 medium whole, 2/3 to 1 cup juice
Lemon peel, dried 1 tsp. 1 to 2 tsp. grated fresh peel, grated peel of 1 medium lemon, 1/2 tsp. lemon extract.
Lentils, dried 1 lb. 2 1/4 cups dried, 5 cups cooked
Lettuce, Bibb, head 1 medium 4 cups torn
Lettuce, Boston, head 1 medium 4 cups torn
Lettuce, Iceberg, head 1 medium 6 to 8 cups torn, 4 cups shredded,
5 large leaves.
Lettuce, Leaf, bunch 1 medium 4 to 6 cups torn, 25 to 30 leaves
Lettuce, Romaine, head 1 medium 6 cups torn
Lettuce, Salad Mix 4 oz. 4 to 6 cups torn
Lima Beans, canned 15 oz. can 2 cups
Lima Beans, dried 1 lb. 2 cups uncooked, 5 cups cooked
Lima Beans, in pod 1 lb. 6 oz. shelled, 3/4 to 1 cup shelled
Lima Beans, fresh 1 lb. shelled 3 cups
Lima Beans, frozen 10 oz. 1 3/4 cups cooked
Limes 1 medium 1 1/2 to 2 tbsp. juice,
1 to 2 tsp. grated peel
Limes 1 lb. 6 to 8 medium whole, 1/2 to 3/4 cup juice
Lobster, in the shell 1 medium 2 1/2 lbs., 2 cups cooked meat

M - Ingredients

Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Macadamia Nuts 5 oz. can 1 cup whole
Macadamia Nuts 7 oz. jar 1 1/2 cups
Macadamia Nuts 1 lb. shelled 3 1/3 cups
Macaroni, uncooked 1 cup 2 cups cooked
Macaroni, uncooked 1 lb. 4 cups uncooked, 8 cups cooked
Macaroons, 2 1/2" 9 to 10 1 cup fine crumbs
Mace, ground 1 oz. 4 1/2 tbsp.
Mackerel, canned 16 oz. can 2 cups
Malted Milk Powder 13 oz. jar 2 3/4 cups
Mangoes 1 medium 12 oz., 1 cup chopped, 3/4 cup pulp
Manicotti 1 lb. 10 to 12 pieces
Maple Syrup 12 oz. btl. 1 1/2 cups
Margarine 1/4 lb. 1 stick, 1/2 cup, 8 tbsp.
Margarine 1 lb. 4 sticks, 2 cups
Margarine, soft spread 8 oz. tub 16 tbsp.
Margarine, whipped 1 lb. 3 cups
Marjoram, dried leaves 1 oz. 3/4 cup
Marjoram, fresh leaves 1/2 oz. 1/2 cup
Marshmallow Creme 7 oz. jar 2 1/8 cups
Marshmallows, miniature 1 cup 80 miniature, 8 regular
Marshmallows, miniature 10 1/2 oz. 5 1/2 cups
Marshmallows, regular 1 10 miniature
Marshmallows, regular 1 cup 8 regular
Marshmallows, regular 10 1/2 oz. 45 regular
Marshmallows, regular 16 oz. 65 regular
Marzipan 7 oz. 7/8 cup
Mayonnaise 32 oz. jar 4 cups
Meat, boneless 1 lb. 2 cups ground or minced
Meatballs 3/4 - 1 oz. cocktail size meatball
Meatballs 1 1/2 - 2 oz. dinner size meatball
Milk 1 qt. 4 cups
Milk, evaporated 5 oz. can 2/3 cup
Milk, evaporated 12 oz. can 1 1/2 cups
Milk, instant dry 1/3 cup 1 cup prepared
Milk, instant dry 9.6 oz. pkg. 4 cups dry, 3 cups prepared
Milk, sweetened condensed 14 oz. can 1 1/4 cups
Millet 1 cup 3 1/2 cups cooked
Mincemeat 27 oz. jar 2 2/3 cups
Mint, fresh leaves 1 cup 1/4 cup dried leaves
Molasses 16 oz. jar 2 cups
Mushrooms, canned 4 oz. can 2/3 cup whole or sliced
Mushrooms, canned 2/3- 3/4 cup 6 - 8 oz. fresh
Mushrooms, dried 2 1/2 - 3 oz. equal to 1 lb. fresh when reconstituted
Mushrooms, fresh 1 lb. 3 cups sliced, 2 cups sliced & sautéed,
30 to 40 small, 18 to 20 medium,
12 to 14 large, 3 oz. dried
Mussels, unshucked 1 qt. 1 1/2 lbs. 25 mussels, 1 cup meat
Mustard, dry 1 tsp. 1 tbsp prepared mustard
Mustard, dry 1 oz. 5 tbsp.
Mustard, prepared 1 oz. 2 tbsp.
Mustard, prepared 8 oz. 1 cup
Mustard, seeds 1 oz. 2 1/2 tbsp.
Mustard Greens, canned 15 oz. can 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cups
Mustard Greens, fresh 1 lb. 6 to 7 cups leaves, 1 1/2 cups cooked
Mustard Greens, frozen 10 oz. 1 1/4 cups cooked

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