Converting Measurements

It doesn’t matter whether you’re increasing a recipe or decreasing it — the procedure for adjusting the ingredient quantities for a different number of portions is the same. We call this scaling a recipe. When scaling a recipe it’s important to know how to convert back and forth between different measurements. The first thing you…

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Abbreviations Used in Recipes

Cooking can be complicated.  All the different acronyms can make you feel like it’s a different language or looking at a military brief. Abbreviation Measurement amt, amt. Amount approx, approx. Approximately bch, bch., bn, bn. Bunch blk, blk. Black BP, B.P Baking powder btl, btl. Bottle bu, bu., bush, bush. Bushel C, C., c, c.…

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