Ingredients - S to Z

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S - Ingredients

Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Saffron, threads 4 to 6 1/4 tsp. crushed powder
Saffron, threads 1 1/2 grams 1 tbsp. crushed powder
Sage, dried 1 oz. 1/2 cup leaves
Sage, fresh 1/2 oz. 1/2 cup leaves
Sage, fresh chopped 1 tbsp. 1 tsp. dried
Sage, fresh chopped 12 leaves 1 tsp. dried
Sage, rubbed 1 oz. 2/3 cup
Salad Dressing 16 oz. btl. 2 cups
Salad Dressing 2 1/4 to 3 tbsp. 1 serving of dressing
Salad Dressing Mix, dry 1.4 oz. pkg. 2 cups prepared
Salad Greens, mixed 1 lb. 6 cups torn, loosely packed
Salmon, canned 14 3/4 oz. can 1 3/4 cups
Salmon, smoked 4 oz. 12 canapés
Salsa, tomato 16 oz. jar 2 cups
Salsa, tomato 24 oz. jar 3 cups
Salsify, fresh 1 lb. 4 to 5 roots without leaves
Salt 1 oz. 1 1/2 tbsp.
Salt 1 lb. 1 3/4 cups
Salt Pork 1/4 lb. 1 cup cracklings
Sandwich Filling 1 quart serves 17 to 20 people
Sardines 3 3/4 oz. can 20 sardines
Sauerkraut 14 oz. can 1 3/4 cups
Sauerkraut 32 oz. can 4 cups
Scallions, white parts 1 bunch 1/3 cup chopped
Scallions, with tops 1 bunch 6 to 8 scallions, 1 cup sliced
Scallops, bay, shucked 1 lb. 75 to 100 scallops, 2 cups
Scallops, sea, shucked 1 lb. 30 scallops, 2 cups
Sesame Seeds 1 oz. 3 tbsp.
Shallots, fresh 1 medium

1/2 to 1 oz., 1 tbsp minced

Shallots, fresh 4 oz.

4 to 6 medium, 10 to 12 small,
1 cup chopped, 3/4 cup minced

Shortening 1 lb. can 2 1/2 cups
Shortening 20 oz. pkg. 3 sticks, 1 cup each
Shrimp, canned 4 1/2 oz. 1/2 cup
Shrimp, in shell 1 lb. extra colossal less than 10, colossal 10 - 15, jumbo 21 - 25, extra lg. 26 - 30, large 31 - 35, medium 43 - 50, small 51 - 60
Snow Peas, fresh 4 oz. 1 1/2 cups trimmed
Snow Peas, frozen 6 oz. 1 1/2 cups
Sorrel, fresh 1/2 oz. 2/3 cups
Soup Base Paste 3/4 tsp. 1 cup prepared
Soup Base Paste 1 tbsp. 1 quart prepared
Sour Cream 8 oz. 1 cup
Soybeans, dried 1 cup 3 cups cooked
Soybeans, dried 1 lb. 2 cups uncooked, 6 cups cooked
Spaghetti, uncooked 4 oz. 3/4 diameter bundle uncooked,
2 cups cooked
Spaghetti, uncooked 1 lb. 4 to 5 cups of 2" pieces, 8 cups cooked
Spearmint, dried 1 tbsp. 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
Spinach, canned 15 to 16 oz. can 1 1/2 to 2 cups
Spinach, fresh 1 lb. 10 to 12 cups torn leaves,
1 1/2 cups cooked, 1/2 to 3/4 cup cooked & squeezed dry
Spinach, fresh packaged 10 oz. 6 cups of leaves, 1 1/4 cups cooked, 2/3 cup cooked & squeezed dry
Spinach, frozen 10 oz. pkg. 1 1/2 cups
Split Peas, dried 1 lb. 2 1/3 cups dried, 5 cups cooked
Squab 1 medium 12 to 16 oz.
Squash, spaghetti 2 lbs. 4 cups cooked strands
Squash, summer, fresh 1 lb. 3 medium, 6 small, 2 1/2 cups uncooked slices, 2 cups cooked slices, 1 2/3 cups cooked and mashed
Squash, summer, frozen 10 oz. pkg. 1 1/2 cups sliced
Squash, winter, canned 16 oz. can 2 cups
Squash, winter, fresh 1 lb. 2 cups cooked chunks,
1 cup cooked and mashed
Squash, winter, frozen 12 oz. pkg. 1 1/2 cups sliced.
Strawberries, fresh 1 cup whole 4 oz., 1/2 cup puréed
Strawberries, fresh 1 pint 2 1/2 cups whole, 1 3/4 cups sliced,
1 1/4 cups puréed, 24 medium, 36 small
Strawberries, frozen 10 oz. pkg. of slices 1 cup drained, 1 1/4 cups w/syrup
Strawberries, frozen 20 oz. pkg. - whole 4 cups whole, 2 1/4 cups puréed
Strawberry Pie Filling 21 oz. can 2 1/3 cups
Stuffing Mix 8 oz. pkg. 4 cups dry, 2 1/4 cups finely crushed
Suet (beef fat) 1 lb. 3 3/4 cups chopped
Sugar, brown 1 lb. 2 1/4 cups packed
Sugar, granulated 1 lb. 2 1/4 cups
Sugar, granulated 5 lbs. 11 1/4 cups
Sugar, powdered 1 lb. 3 1/2 to 3 3/4 cups unsifted,
4 to 4 1/2 cups sifted
Sugar, superfine 1 lb. 2 1/4 cups
Sugar Cubes 1 cube-1/2" 1/2 tsp.
Sugar Cubes 1 lb. box 96 cubes
Sundae Syrup 20 oz. btl. 1 3/4 cups
Sunflower Seeds 3 1/2 oz. pkg.-kernels 3/4 cup kernels
Sunflower Seeds 7 oz. pkg. - unshelled 2 1/2 cups unshelled,
3/4 cups shelled nuts
Sweet and Sour Sauce 9 oz. jar 1 1/8 cups
Sweetened Condensed Milk 14 oz. can 1 1/4 cups
Sweet Potatoes, canned 16 oz. 1 3/4 to 2 cups
Sweet Potatoes, fresh 1 lb. 2 large or 3 medium, 2 cups cubed or sliced, 1 3/4 to 2 cups mashed
Swiss Chard, fresh 1 lb. 4 cups stems plus 5 to 6 cups leaves, 1 1/2 cups cooked stems plus 1 cup cooked leaves
Syrup, maple 12 oz. btl. 1 1/2 cups
Syrup, pancake 2 to 2 1/2 oz. 1 serving
Syrup, pancake 24 oz. btl. 10 to 12 servings
Syrup, sundae 20 oz. btl. 1 3/4 cups
T - Ingredients
Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Taco Sauce 16 oz. jar 2 cups
Taco Seasoning, dry 1 1/4 oz. 4 tbsp. dry
Tangerines 1 lb. 4 medium whole, 2 cups sections
Tapioca, quick 8 oz. pkg. 1 1/2 cups, 3 3/4 cups cooked
Tarragon, dried leaves 1 oz. 1 cup
Tarragon, fresh 1/2 oz. 1/3 cup
Tartar Sauce 9 oz. jar 1 1/8 cups
Tea, bags 1 1/4 oz. 16 bags
Tea, bags 8 oz. 100 bags
Tea, instant 3 oz. 2 1/2 cups dry, 24 quarts prepared
Tea, loose 1 tsp. 3/4 to 1 cup iced, 1 to 2 cups steeped, 2 tea bags
Tea, loose 4 oz. 1 1/2 cups dry, 40 to 45 cups iced,
75 cups steeped
Thyme, dried leaves 1 oz. 1/2 cup
Thyme, fresh 1 sprig 1/2 tsp. dried
Thyme, fresh 1/2 oz. 1/3 cup leaves
Thyme, fresh, chopped 1 oz. 6 tbsp.
Tofu, firm 1 lb. 2 1/2 cups cubed, 2 cups crumbled,
1 3/4 cups puréed
Tofu, soft 1 lb. 1 3/4 cups puréed
Tomatillos 1 lb. 12 to 16 medium whole, 2 cups sliced
Tomatoes, canned 16 oz. 2 cups pulp & juice
Tomatoes, canned 28 oz. 2 cups drained
Tomatoes, canned-diced 16 oz. 2 cups pulp & juice
Tomatoes, with chiles 14 1/2 oz. 1 3/4 cups
Tomatoes, cooked 2 lbs. 1 1/2 cups
Tomatoes, fresh 1 medium 3/4 to 1 cup chopped
Tomatoes, fresh 1 lb. 2 large, 3 medium, 4 small, 1 to 1 1/2 cups peeled, seeded, chopped, 1 to 1 1/2 cup raw pulp, 3/4 cup cooked pulp, 12 oz. can
Tomatoes, cherry 1 lb. 1 pint, 25 to 35 tomatoes
Tomatoes, plum 1 lb. 7 to 8 tomatoes
Tomatoes, stewed 14 1/2 oz. can 1 1/2 cups
Tomatoes, sundried 1 oz. 10 tomatoes
Tomato Paste 6 oz. can 3/4 cup
Tomato Purée 16 oz. can 2 cups
Tomato Sauce 8 oz. can 1 cup
Tortellini, fresh 9 oz. pkg. 2 1/4 cups cooked
Tuna, canned 6 to 6 1/4 oz. can 2/3 cup drained
Tuna, canned 9 to 9 1/4 oz. can 1 cup drained
Turkey, canned 5 oz. can 1/2 cup drained
Turkey, whole, bone-in 12 - 18 lbs. 25 servings
Turkey, whole hen 8 to 16 lbs. 6 1/4 to 12 1/2 lbs. uncooked meat
Turkey, whole roaster 5 t 9 lbs. 3 3/4 to 6 3/4 lbs. uncooked meat
Turkey, whole tom 16 to 24 lbs. 13 to 19 1/2 lbs. uncooked meat
Turmeric 1 oz. 4 tbsp.
Turnip Greens, canned 16 oz. 2 cups
Turnip Greens, fresh 1 lb. 6 to 7 cups raw leaves, 1 cup cooked
Turnip Greens, frozen 10 oz. pkg. 1 1/2 cups cooked
Turnips 1 lb. 3 to 4 medium, 2 1/2 cups diced,
2 1/2 to 3 cups cooked & mashed
Turtle Black Beans, dried 1 lb.

2 to 2 1/3 cups dried, 5 cups cooked

V - Ingredients

Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Vanilla Bean, scraped 1" bean 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
Vanilla Extract 1 oz. 2 1/2 tbsp.
Vanilla Wafers 26 wafers 1 cup fine crumbs
Vanilla Wafers 12 oz. box 88 wafers
Vegetables, canned 8 oz. can 1 cup
Vegetables, canned 12 oz. can 1 1/2 cup
Vegetables, canned 16 to 17 oz. can 2 cup
Vegetables, canned 20 oz. can 2 1/4 to 2 1/2 cups
Vegetables, canned 29 oz. can 3 1/4 to 3 1/2 cups
Vegetables, canned 6 lb.-8 oz. can 25 servings (#10 can)
Vegetables, frozen 10 oz. pkg. 1 1/2 cups
Vegetables, frozen 16 oz. pkg. 2 to 2 3/4 cups
Vegetables, frozen 20 oz. pkg. 3 to 4 cups
Vienna Sausages 5 oz. can 7 to 8 links
Vinegar 12 oz. btl. 1 1/2 cups
Vinegar 16 oz. btl. 2 cups

W - Ingredients

Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Waffle Batter 5 oz. 1 waffle (7")
Walnuts, unshelled 1 lb. 2 cups shelled nuts
Walnuts, shelled 1 lb. 3 1/2 cups chopped, 4 cups whole
Walnuts, halves 2 1/2 oz. 5/8 cup
Walnuts, halves 7 oz. pkg. 1 3/4 cups
Walnuts, halves 16 oz. pkg. 4 cups
Walnuts, pieces 2 oz. pkg. 1/3 cup
Water Chestnuts 5 oz. can 15 to 17 water chestnuts
Water Chestnuts 8 oz. can 1 cup sliced
Watercress 1 bunch 2 cups chopped
Watermelon, with rind 22 lbs. 22 cups cubes or balls
Watermelon, with rind 40 lbs. 25 servings
Was Beans, canned 16 oz. can 1 3/4 to 2 cups
Wax Beans, fresh 1 lb. 3 cups trimmed and cut or frenched,
2 1/2 cups cut & cooked
Wax Beans, frozen 10 oz. pkg. 1 1/2 cups
Wheat, cracked 1 cup - uncooked 3 to 3 1/2 cups cooked
Wheat Berries 1 cup - uncooked 3 cups cooked
Wheat Germ 12 oz. jar 3 cups
Whipped Topping 8 oz. carton - frozen 3 1/2 cups
Whipped Topping Mix 1.4 oz. pkg. 2 cups whipped topping
White Beans, dried 1 lb. 2 to 2 1/2 cups dried, 6 cups cooked
Wine, 187 ml 1 split 6.3 oz.
Wine, 750 ml 1 bottle 25.4 oz., 5 (5 oz.) servings
Wine, 750 ml (12 btls.) 1 case 304 oz., 60 (5 oz.) servings
Wine, 1 liter 1 bottle 33.8 oz., 6 (5 oz.) servings
Wine, 1.5 liter 1 magnum 50.7 oz., 10 (5 oz.) servings
Wine, 1.75 liter 1 bottle 59.1 oz., 11 (5 oz.) servings
Wonton Wrappers 1 lb. 60 wrappers

Y - Ingredients

Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Yams 1 lb. 2 large or 3 medium, 2 cups cubed or sliced, 1 3/4 to 2 cups mashed
Yeast, active 1/4 oz. pkg. 2 1/4 tsp.
Yeast, active 4 oz. jar 14 tbsp.
Yeast, compressed .06 oz. cake equal to 1/4 oz. pkg. dry
Yeast, compressed 2 oz. cake equal to 3 (1/4 oz.) pkgs. dry
Yogurt 8 oz. 1/2 pint, 1 cup
Yogurt 3 cups makes 1 cup yogurt "cheese"

Z - Ingredients

Ingredient Amount Equivalents
Zucchini 1 medium 2 cups sliced, 1 1/2 cups shredded
Zucchini 1 lb. 3 medium, 6 cup sliced,
4 to 5 cups shredded

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