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Name one tool used to measure ingredients in culinary arts.

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Name one tool used to measure ingredients in culinary arts.
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Measuring Ingredients in Culinary Arts
Measuring ingredients is an essential skill in the culinary arts. Accurate measurements are necessary for successful recipes. Different tools are used to measure ingredients, such as dry/liquid measuring cups, spoons, and weight scales. Recipes should always be followed exactly, and ingredients should be measured precisely for the best results, especially in baking.
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Culinary Arts Measuring Ingredients
Measurement Conversion: The process of converting between different units of measurement, such as converting tablespoons to milliliters.
Accurate Measurement: Taking precise measurements of ingredients to ensure a successful outcome.
Standard Measuring Units: Commonly used units of measurement for culinary ingredients, such as teaspoons, tablespoons, cups, and milliliters.
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Measuring DRY Ingredients
Dry measuring cups for dry ingredients Flour, sugar, rice Heap the cup to overflowing, then level off the excess with a straight-edged knife or metal spatula. 1 cup, ½ cup, ¼ cup, 1/3 cup Recipe calls for sifted flour, sift before you measure Brown sugar should always be packed firmly into the measuring cup or spoon, then leveled off with knife or metal spatula.
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Did you know?
Culinary Arts chefs use a metric system, which is based on the International System of Units (SI). This system is used to measure very small and very large amounts of ingredients. The metric system is not only used for measuring ingredients, but also for measuring temperature, weight, and volume. Culinary Arts chefs use a combination of metric and imperial measurements when measuring ingredients. This is because different countries use different measurements.
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Measuring LIQUID Ingredients
liquid measuring cups for measuring liquid ingredients Water, milk, cream, oil Always place cup on a flat surface and measure at eye level
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Measuring spoons are used to measure small amounts of an ingredient Salt, baking soda, vanilla, spices or seasonings 1 tablespoon, 1 teaspoon, ½ teaspoon, ¼ teaspoon When measuring molasses, syrup, or honey, pour liquid into cup or spoon. Scrape out thoroughly, with a rubber scraper, all liquid that clings to inside. Don’t measure over your bowl or pan. Use parchment paper if necessary.
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Why might it be important to measure ingredients accurately when cooking?
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What would be the consequences of not measuring ingredients accurately?
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A curipod slide
T and Tbsp. = tablespoon t and tsp = teaspoon min = minute doz = dozen T and Tbsp. = tablespoon t and tsp = teaspoon min = minute doz = dozen
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Brain break: Draw a spooky, giggly ghost bouncing on a trampoline
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Which measuring tool would you use to measure liquid ingredients in the culinary arts?
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons
  • Kitchen scale
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What is the standard measurement for 1 cup ?
  • 240 milliliters
  • 16 ounces
  • 180 grams
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Important Equivalents
3 tsp = 1 tbsp 4 tbsp = 1/4 cup 1 Cup= 8 oz 1#= 16 oz
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Which of the following is NOT a dry ingredient measuring tool?
  • Measuring cups
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • Kitchen scale
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When measuring flour, what technique should be used to achieve an accurate measurement?
  • Eyeballing method
  • Spoon and level method
  • Dip and sweep method

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