Asked by: Sunamita Holtzel
asked in category: General Last Updated: 10th March, 2020

Can I use a regular teaspoon to measure?

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Whether it is a forth of a teaspoon or a whole tablespoon, there are simple ways to compare your desired measurement with other small household items, which will give you a somewhat accurate reading for your cooking and baking. 1 teaspoon = 1/2 of a normal teaspoon used for eating; quarter-sized.

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Consequently, how do you measure a teaspoon?

How to Measure Without Measuring Cups

  1. 1/8 teaspoon is about one good pinch between your thumb and both your forefinger and middle finger.
  2. 1/4 teaspoon is about two good pinches between your thumb and both your forefinger and middle finger.
  3. A teaspoon is about the size of the tip of your finger (joint to tip).

Likewise, is a teaspoon the same as a regular spoon? She laughed derisively and said a tablespoon is just a regular spoon – the kind you eat cereal with. A teaspoon is the smallest, a tablespoon is the largest, and then a DESSERT spoon falls in between. When I called the regular cereal-eating-sized spoon a 'dessert spoon', I was once again met with scornful laughter.

Beside above, what can I use if I don't have a teaspoon?

The Easiest Solution: Fill Half a Kitchen Spoon If you don't have a teaspoon, the single easiest way to approximate one is to use a regular spoon – the kind you'd eat cereal with – and fill it about halfway.

How do you measure a teaspoon when you don't have a teaspoon?

Next time you have measuring spoons handy, practice putting a level teaspoon of salt into the palm of your hand. Then do the same with a teaspoon of water. You'll soon get a feel for how much a teaspoon is. Then try it with a level tablespoon of salt, and then a tablespoon of water.

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