Substitutions

1 lb. cheese = 5 cups grated
1 cup chopped nutmeats = 1/4 pound
1 pkg. finely crumbled graham crackers = 1 cup
1 lb. seedless raisins = 2 3/4 cups
1 lb. pitted dates = 2 1/2 cups
3 1/2 lbs. dressed chicken = 2 cups cooked and diced
a “dash” = less than 1/8 tsp.
1 gill = 1 cup
2 Tablespoons = 1 ounce
1 cup fat = 1/2 pound
2 cups butter = 1 pound
1 cup fat + 1/2 tsp. salt = 1 cup butter
2 cups sugar = 1 pound
2 1/4 cup packed brown sugar = 1 pound
1 cup pakced brown sugar = 1 cup granulated sugar
3 1/2 cups powdered sugar = 1 pound
4 cups sifted all purpose flour = 1 pound
1 oz. bitter chocolate = 1 square
3 T. cocoa + 1 T. butter = 1 oz. bitter chocolate
1 cup egg whites = 8-10 whites
1 cup egg yolks = 12-14 yolks
1 T. cornstarch = 2 T. flour for thickening
1 cup whipping cream = 2-2 1/2 cups whipped cream
1 cup evaporated milk = 1/2 cup evaporated + cup water
1 lemon = 2-3 T. juice + 2 tsp. rind
1 orange = 6-8 T. juice
1 cup uncooked rice = 2-4 cups cooked rice
1 cup uncooked macaroni = 2-2 1/4 cup cooked macaroni

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