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Hi, could someone please interpret a measurement in a recipe that calls for
1 or 2 sticks of butter ?\

Imperial or metric please...
regards Ray..............TIA



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On Sep 27, 6:48 pm, "Ray" wrote:
Hi, could someone please interpret a measurement in a recipe that calls for
1 or 2 sticks of butter ?\

Imperial or metric please...
regards Ray..............TIA


113.4 grammes or 4 ounces a stick

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Hi, could someone please interpret a measurement in a recipe that
calls for 1 or 2 sticks of butter ?\

Imperial or metric please...
regards Ray..............TIA




1 stick = 4 oz =1/4 lb
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On Sep 27, 9:46 pm, "M. Halbrook" wrote:
"Ray" wrote :

Hi, could someone please interpret a measurement in a recipe that
calls for 1 or 2 sticks of butter ?\


Imperial or metric please...
regards Ray..............TIA


1 stick = 4 oz =1/4 lb


That's four ounces of weight. But one stick is also eight ounces of
volume, equal to half a cup.
(I think)

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On Sep 27, 9:46 pm, "M. Halbrook" wrote:
"Ray" wrote
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Hi, could someone please interpret a measurement in a recipe that
calls for 1 or 2 sticks of butter ?\


Imperial or metric please...
regards
Ray..............TIA


1 stick = 4 oz =1/4 lb


That's four ounces of weight. But one stick is also eight ounces of
volume, equal to half a cup.
(I think)


Nope. 1 stick is 4 oz by weight or by volume.


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On Sep 27, 6:48 pm, "Ray" wrote:
Hi, could someone please interpret a measurement in a recipe that calls
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1 or 2 sticks of butter ?\

Imperial or metric please...
regards Ray..............TIA


113.4 grammes or 4 ounces a stick


Many thanks to those who supplied the info I was after....regards Ray



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On Sep 28, 2:05?pm, JimL wrote:
On Sep 27, 9:46 pm, "M. Halbrook" wrote:

"Ray" wrote :


Hi, could someone please interpret a measurement in a recipe that
calls for 1 or 2 sticks of butter ?\


Imperial or metric please...
regards Ray..............TIA


1 stick = 4 oz =1/4 lb


That's four ounces of weight. But one stick is also eight ounces of
volume, equal to half a cup.
(I think)


There are eight fluid ounces in a cup.

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On Fri, 28 Sep 2007 18:05:56 -0000, JimL wrote:

1 stick = 4 oz =1/4 lb


That's four ounces of weight. But one stick is also eight ounces of
volume, equal to half a cup.
(I think)


One stick is 8 *tablespoons*, or half a cup (4 oz. of volume).

-- Larry


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