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Q: How do I soften butter quickly without letting it sit out for hours?
A: Boil a pot of water, fill a container (mason jar or other glass container) with the boiled water, then dump the water out. The container should be warm to the touch. Place the container upside down covering the butter for at least 5 minutes. Voila – softened butter!
Q: How much salt should I put in water I’m boiling for pasta?
A: Your water should taste like the sea, but NOT the Dead Sea.
Q: How many ounces are in a cup? How many teaspoons are in a tablespoon? How many cups are in a quart?
Q: How much butter is in a cup?
A: Each stick of butter is 1/2 cup, so two sticks of butter would equal 1 cup. Be mindful that the wrapper on a stick of butter contains numbers for most commonly used measurements. When in doubt, just look at the wrapper.
Q: What does a lowercase “t” mean when talking about measurements in a recipe?
A: Lowercase “t” or the abbreviation “tsp” stands for teaspoon. Capital “T” or the abbreviation “Tbsp” stands for tablespoon. I will stay true to these meanings throughout the page.
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