Measurement Conversions

Units of Energy

  • 1 kcal = 1,000 calories
  • 1 kcal = 4.2 kilojoules (kj)

*For more on the difference and usage of kcals and calories, read: What is a kcal?

 

Kitchen Measurements

  • A pinch = 1/8 teaspoon (tsp)
  • 3 tsp = 1 tablespoon (tbsp)
  • 1 fluid ounce (fl oz) = 2 tbsp
  • 2 tbsp = 1/8 cup
  • 4 tbsp = 1/4 cup
  • 8 tbsp = 1/2 cup
  • 4 fl oz = 1/2 cup
  • 16 tbsp = 1 cup
  • 8 fl oz = 1 cup
  • 2 cups = 1 pint
  • 16 fl oz = 1 pint
  • 4 cups = 1 quart
  • 32 fl oz = 1 quart
  • 4 quarts = 1 gallon

 

Weight Measurements

  • 1 ounce (oz) = 28 grams (g)
  • 454 g = 1 pound
  • 0.454 kg  = 1 pound
  • 1 kg = 1,000 g
  • 1 kg = 2.2 pounds
  • 16 oz net weight = 1 pound

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