Cooking Resources.

Conversion Chart for Fresh to Dried Ingredients

Ingredient Fresh Dried Whole Dried Ground
Parsley 2 tsp 1 tsp 1/2 tsp
Oregano 3 tsp 1 tsp 3/4 tsp
Rosemary 3 tsp 1 tsp 3/4 tsp
Cilantro 3 tsp 1 tsp 3/4 tsp
Basil 2 tsp 1 tsp 1/2 tsp
Dill 3 tsp 1 tsp 3/4 tsp
Thyme 4 tsp 1 tsp 3/4 tsp
Sage 2 tsp 1 tsp 1/2 tsp
Onion 1 medium onion 3 Tbsp 1 Tbsp
Garlic 1 clove 1/2 tsp 1/4 tsp
Bay Leaves 1 leaf 1 leaf 1/4 tsp
Vanilla 1 inch bean 1 tsp extract 1/2 tsp
Ginger 1 Tbsp 1 tsp 1/4 tsp
Cinnamon 1 stick 1 tsp

Conversion Chart for Liquid Measurements

Cup Fluid Ounce Tablespoon Teaspoon Milliliter
1 cup 8 oz 16 Tbsp 48 tsp 237 ml
3/4 cup 6 oz 12 Tbsp 36 tsp 177 ml
2/3 cup 5 1/3 oz 10 Tbsp + 2 tsp 32 tsp 158 ml
1/2 cup 4 oz 8 Tbsp 24 tsp 118 ml
1/3 cup 2 2/3 oz 5 Tbsp + 1 tsp 16 tsp 79 ml
1/4 cup 2 oz 4 Tbsp 12 tsp 59 ml
1/8 cup 1 oz 2 Tbsp 6 tsp 30 ml
1/16 cup 0.5 oz 1 Tbsp 3 tsp 15 ml

Which Produce Lasts Longest?

Produce lifespan chart


Around 3 days

Around 5 days

Around 7 days

Two weeks or under

Three weeks or under

Four to eight weeks

  • Corn on the cob
  • Greens
  • Strawberries
  • Okra
  • Bananas
  • Honeydew
  • Watermelon
  • Asparagus
  • Blackberries
  • Raspberries
  • Avocados (after ripe)
  • Peaches
  • Nectarines
  • Plums
  • Pears
  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Kale
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Kiwi
  • Cucumbers
  • Apricots
  • Summer squash
  • Eggplant
  • Mushrooms
  • Cherries
  • Tomatoes (on counter, after ripe)
  • Grapes
  • Zucchini
  • Green onions
  • Pineapple
  • Blueberries
  • Cabbage
  • Celery
  • Potatoes
  • Garlic
  • Cantaloupe
  • Carrots
  • Sweet potatoes (on counter)
  • Citrus
  • Baby carrots
  • Apples
  • Cranberries

Para español: ¿Qué frutas y vegetales duran más?

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