Cook's Tool: Online Recipe Quantity Calculator

Cook's Tool: Online Recipe Quantity Calculator

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Faith Durand
Sep 8, 2008
Cooking constantly tests and stretches our math abilities. 3/8 teaspoons times 7? And wait - how many tablespoons is that now? Quick! The batter is waiting! Thank goodness for conversion charts and Google Calculator. There's one more online tool we find indispensable - especially when doubling, halving, or multiplying a recipe (wedding cake, say) to feed a crowd. This resource is low-key and easy to use, but it will make your life so much easier when cooking for a crowd. It's called the Recipe Quantity Calculator, and it takes in the recipe you want to multiply and does all the challenging math work for you. We like how flexible it is; you can use your own units or the pre-programmed ones. You can also multiply recipes by any factor you like, which means you can halve, or divide by eight, or multiply by 29. Whatever - this takes some of the head scratching out. Because, even if you're very competent at math, recipes can be a little overwhelming sometimes with all their quantities and units. We've found this a very helpful tool when working on big meals or projects. • Recipe Quantity Calculator Related: Good Tool: Measurement Conversion Charts
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