# Kitchen Conversions

Weight & Measure Equivalents

3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon (1/2 fluid ounce)
2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup (1 fluid ounce)
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup (2 fluid ounces)
5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup (2 3/4 fluid ounces)
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup (4 fluid ounces)
10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup (5 1/3 fluid ounces)
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup (6 fluid ounces)
14 tablespoons = 1/8 cup (7 fluid ounces)
16 tablespoons = 1 cup
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces (240 milliliters)
2 cups = 1 pint (480 milliliters)
2 pints = 1 quart (approx. 1 liter)
4 quarts = 1 gallon (3.75 liters)
8 quarts = 1 peck (8.8 liters)
4 pecks = 1 bushel (35 liters)
1 ounce = 28.35 grams (round up)
16 ounces = 454.59 grams (round down)
1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds

Weight Conversions

1/4 ounce = 8 grams
1/2 ounce = 15 grams
1 ounce = 30 grams
4 ounces = 115 grams
8 ounces (1/2 pound) = 225 grams
16 ounces (1 pound) = 450 grams
32 ounces (2 pounds) = 900 grams
40 ounces (2 1/4 pounds)= 1 kilogram

Volume Conversions

1 teaspoon = 5 milliliters
1 1/2 teaspoons (1/2 tablespoon) = 7.5 milliliters
3 teaspoons (1 tablespoon) = 15 milliliters
1 tablespoon = 15 milliliters
2 tablespoons (1 fluid ounce) = 30 milliliters
1/4 cup (2 fluid ounces) = 60 milliliters
1 cup (2 fluid ounces) = 240 milliliters
1 pint (16 fluid ounces) = 480 milliliters
1 quart (32 fluid ounces) = 950 milliliters
1 gallon (128 fluid ounces) = 3.75 liters

Quick References

1 gallon = 4 quarts = 16 cups or 8 fluid ounces = 128 fluid ounces
1 measuring cup holds 8 fluid ounces or standard coffee cup holds 6 ounces
1 egg white = 2 fluid ounces
1 lemon = about 1 fluid ounce of juice
1 orange+ about 3 ounces plus a teaspoon of juice

If converting ounces & pounds to grams: multiply ounces by 28.35 & pounds by 453.59