By jenniferlduqueNovember 29, 2012cooking equivalents food fundamentals reference seasonings substitutions weights

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Here’s a quick recommendation for usual salt varieties and their weights in grams (per cup and per teaspoon), measured with a one cup and also one teaspoon dry measuring cup and spoon, respectively, and my kitchen scale. Each measurement to be taken 3 times and also the rounded median was taken.

I expect this will make it straightforward for girlfriend to scale salt amounts for substitutions. Permit me know if there are other varieties that would be useful to you, and also I’ll try my best to include them.

Note that salts include additives can make clear services cloudy, and may add a harsh or chemistry taste to foods.

Common Salt Weights & Substitutions 

Quick equivalents:

1 teaspoon table salt≈1 1/4 teaspoons Morton Kosher Salt≈2 teaspoons Diamond Kosher Salt≈2 teaspoons Maldon Sea Salt Flakes

Other comfortable conversions:

1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons

1/4 cup = 4 tablespoons

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