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Old 08-22-2018, 06:45 PM
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Originally Posted by pulykamell View Post
I think they're meant to be "cutesy" more than anything else. "Tad," "pinch," "drop," "smidge," are not standardized measurements, to my knowledge.
I see pinch quite often. It's less than 1/8th of a teaspoon (but more than 1/16th). You know - the amount (of salt) you'd pinch between your fingers. I don't have my cookbooks here, but I think Betty Crocker uses it quite often.