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The Most Usual Weights And Measures

A pinch                       = 1/8 teaspoon or less

1 tablespoon              = 3 teaspoons

4 tablespoons            = ¼ cup

8 tablespoons            = ½ cup

12 tablespoons          = ¾ cup

1 cup of liquid           = ½ pint

2 cups of liquids       = 1 pint

4 cups of liquid         = 1 quart

2 pints of liquid        = 1 quart

4 quarts                      = 1 galoon

8 quarts                      = 1 peck such as apples,pears, etc

16 ounces                   = 1 pound