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Tuesday, April 20, 2004

When is 8oz really 16oz?


The recipe calls for 20oz of Cabot Sharp cheddar all natural shredded cheese.

BUT, when you look at the package, it says, "NEW WT. 8 OZ." and then over on the right it shows a little picture of two measuring cups and underneath it says "2 CUPS."

What is the deal?

How am I supposed to figure out how much I need to buy for a recipe that requires 20oz?

The safe play would be to get (2) packages.

Well, it turns out that one package is enough, even though it is 4oz short.

I guess it has something to do with the difference between weight and volume.

Maybe I should have paid attention in High School Cooking class.

Hey, wait a minute! I never took that class.

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