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Articles on cooking, food & cuisine with tips & tricks on how to improve your cooking and food preparation practices by using mathematics and smart calculator and converter tools.

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How Much Freezer Space for Half a Cow?

You may have some ground beef or a couple cuts of steak in the freezer for future meals, but what about freezing half a cow? Before you balk at the idea of having all of that meat in your freezer, you should consider the fact many people have turned to purchasing a quarter or half […] Read More…

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How Many Grams of Sugar in a Cup?

In some types of cooking, measurements are as much a matter of taste as they are anything else. The chances are good that if you decide to add a little extra black pepper or oregano to a soup or sauce, it’s not going to ruin your dish. That’s not the case with baking, which is […] Read More…

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How Many Pounds of Meat Per Person for a BBQ?

BBQs are popular with many people around the world, and can be a fun activity when the weather warms up or a way to keep warm when it cools down. They’re a great way to entertain and feed many people at once, without having a lot to clean up. Whether you’re planning for five or […] Read More…

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What is Raw Weight Vs Cooked Weight?

Have you ever gone to a restaurant, looked over the menu and noticed items with their weight listed underneath? (Or, even as part of the dish name?) For instance, maybe you’ve seen a quarter-pound burger or a ten-ounce steak. Knowing this information can help you count calories or make sure your order will fill you […] Read More…

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The Problem with Using Online Recipes (And How to Solve Them)

After searching all corners of the internet to find the perfect recipes for your dinner party, you’ve hit a speed bump: The original recipe isn’t for the same number of people you’re planning to serve, or it’s written in measurements you’re not familiar with. Unfortunately, those are some common problems with converting recipes that you […] Read More…

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5 Tips for Hosting a Dinner Party

Dinner parties make for a fun way to enjoy the company of friends and family as you dig into tasty food and enjoy delicious drinks. Yet, hosting a dinner party can sometimes seem like a tall order. With the right preparation, however, it doesn’t have to be a source of stress. It all comes down […] Read More…

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