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"Fruits & Vegetables"

FOOD WEIGHT VOLUME EQUIVALENT
Apples 1 pound 3 medium (3 cups sliced)
Bananas 1 pound 3 medium (1 1/2 cups mashed)
Lemon Juice 1 medium 3 tablespoons lemon juice
Lemon, Peel 1 medium 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
Lime Juice 1 medium 2 tablespoons lime juice
Lime, Peel 1 medium 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
Orange 1 medium 1/3 to 1/2 cup juice and 2 tablespoons grated peel
Raisins 1 pound 3 cups, loosely packed
Cabbage 1 pound head 4 1/2 cups shredded
Corn 2 medium ears 1 cup kernels
Green Pepper 1 large 1 cup diced
Lettuce 1 pound head 6 1/4 cups torn
Mushrooms 3 cups raw 1 cup cooked
Onion 1 medium 1/2 cup chopped
Peach 2 medium 1 cup sliced
Pear 2 medium 1 cup sliced
White Potatoes 3 medium 2 cups cubed or 1 3/4 cups mashed
Sweet Potatoes 3 medium 3 cups sliced
Strawberries 1 quart 4 cups sliced
Tomato 2 1/2 pounds 3 cups seeded, chopped, and drained
Tomato 1 medium 1/2 cup cooked

"Nuts"

FOOD WEIGHT VOLUME EQUIVALENT
Almonds in shell 1 pound 1 to 1 1/4 cups nutmeats
Almonds, shelled 1 pound 3 cups nutmeats
Brazil Nuts in shell 1 pound 1 1/2 cups nutmeats
Brazil Nuts, shelled 1 pound 3 1/4 cups nutmeats
Hazelnuts in shell 1 pound 1 1/2 cups nutmeats
Hazelnuts, shelled 1 pound 3 1/2 cups nutmeats
Pecans in shell 1 pound 2 1/4 cups nutmeats
Pecans, shelled 1 pound 4 cups nutmeats
Walnuts in shell 1 pound 2 cups nutmeats
Walnuts, shelled 1 pound 4 cups nutmeats

"Dairy Products"

FOOD WEIGHT VOLUME EQUIVALENT
Butter or Margarine 1/4 pound 1/2 cup
Cottage Cheese 8 ounces 1 cup
Heavy or whipping cream 1 cup 2 cups whipped
Sour Cream 8 ounces 1 cup
Egg Whites 1 cup 8-10 whites
Egg Yolks 1 cup 12 to 14 yolks
Evaporated Milk 5 ounce can 2/3 cup
Evaporated Milk 12 ounce can 1 2/3 cup
Sweetened Condensed Milk 14 ounce can 1 1/4 cups

"Baking Products"

FOOD WEIGHT VOLUME EQUIVALENT
Semisweet Chocolate 6 ounces 1 cup
Unsweetened Chocolate 1 ounce 1 square
Flaked Coconut 3 1/2 ounce can 1 1/3 cups
Shredded Coconut 7 ounce bag 2 2/3 cups
All-purpose flour 1 pound 3 1/2 to 4 cups
Gelatin 1 envelope 1 tablespoon
Honey 16 ounces 1 1/3 cups
Confectioner's Sugar 1 pound about 3 3/4 cups
Granulated Sugar 1 pound 2 1/4 to 2 1/2 cups
Corn Syrup 16 ounces 2 cups
Maple Syrup 12 ounces 1 1/2 cups
Coffee, ground 1 pound 80 tablespoons
Coffee, ground 1/2 pound 40 tablespoons
Coffee, ground 4 ounces 20 tablespoons
Graham Crackers 14 squares 1 cup crumbs
Saltine Crackers 28 crackers 1 cup crumbs
Vanilla Wafers 22 wafers 1 cup crumbs
Brown sugar 1 pound 2 1/4 cups, packed

"Grains"

FOOD WEIGHT VOLUME EQUIVALENT
Fresh Breadcrumbs 1 slice bread with crust 1/2 cup
Bread 1 pound 12 to 16 slices
Cornmeal 1 pound 3 cups
Oats, quick cooking 1 cup 1 3/4 cups cooked
Rice, long grain, precooked 1 cup, 3 oz 2 cups cooked
Popcorn 1/4 cup 5 cups popped
Rice, long grain 1 cup, 7 oz 3 cups cooked

"Pastas"

FOOD VOLUME EQUIVALENT
Spaghetti, Linguine, or Vermecilli
  4 ounces dry   2 to 3 cups cooked
  8 ounces dry   4 to 5 cups cooked
  16 ounces dry   8 to 9 cups cooked
Macaroni, Penne, or Rotini
  4 ounces dry   2 1/2 cups cooked
  8 ounces dry   4 1/2 cups cooked
Fine or Medium Egg Noodles
  4 ounces dry   2 to 3 cups cooked
  8 ounces dry   4 to 5 cups cooked

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