# Cooking Resources

The most frequent measurements made in the home are those used for cooking and baking. Metric "cup and spoon" measures are only slightly larger than, and can often be used interchangeably with, the customary "cup and spoon" measures. There are only a few ingredients that are not measured by weight (pounds and ounces) that will be expressed differently in metric recipes

### The Metric Kitchen

Do you need to convert the measurement units used in a recipe? The Metric Kitchen provides easy instructions on how to convert recipes done in teaspoon, cups, and pounds and there metric unit counterparts. A Conversion Style Guide is also available to further explain how metric measurement is used in the art of cooking.

### Global Gourmet: Cooking Measures and Conversion Calculator

Find a delicious international recipe? Or, do you just want to see how many kilograms you weigh? In the eGG's cooking calculator you can convert feet to meters, pounds to grams, gallons to liters, and degree Fahrenheit to degree Celsius. Plus a chart to help decipher British food terms. It's all here.

### USA Rice Federation

Offers a searchable database of tasty recipes featuring the use of rice.

## Recipe Gallery

 Liquid and Dry Measure Equivalencies* Metric Customary 1.25 milliliters 1/4 teaspoon 2.5 milliliters 1/2 teaspoon 5 milliliters 1 teaspoon 15 milliliters 1 tablespoon 30 milliliters 1 fluid ounce 60 milliliters 1/4 cup 80 milliliters 1/3 cup 120 milliliters 1/2 cup 240 milliliters 1 cup 480 milliliters 1 pint (2 cups) 960 milliliters (0.96 liters) 1 quart (4 cups, 32 ounces) 3.84 liters 1 gallon (4 quarts) 28 grams 1 ounce (by weight) 114 grams 1/4 pound (4 ounces) 454 grams 1 pound (16 ounces) 1 kilogram (1000 grams) 2.2 pounds *approximately

 Oven Temperature Equivalencies Description °F °C Cool 200 90 Very Slow 250 120 Slow 300-325 150-160 Moderately Slow 325-350 160-180 Moderate 350-375 180-190 Moderately Hot 375-400 190-200 Hot 400-450 200-230 Very Hot 450-500 230-260