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Old 08-22-2018, 07:41 PM
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Originally Posted by JohnGalt View Post
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.
Well, yes, all those terms are used reasonably often. My point was that it's not an established, fixed measurement, and the spoons are being "cutesy" about it, making them actual measurements. A "pinch" can be a "dash" can be a "tad" can be a "sprinkle," etc.

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