[Sca-cooks] Sca-cooks Digest, Vol 8, Issue 79

Adele de Maisieres ladyadele at paradise.net.nz
Mon Jan 1 13:06:39 PST 2007

Suey wrote:
> Reviewing my records I believe it was Robin Howe editor of Zara 
> Groundes-Peace, _Mrs. Groundes-Peace's Old Cookery Notebook_ who wrote 
> that ½ teaspoon of sugar per week to was given to members of the 
> household which does bring us down to .237 grams or .08 ounces per week 
> as opposed to US calculations in 1971 that 28 lbs of sugar that were 
> consumed per person annually but I will not have access to the book 
> until February to verify this.
Half a teaspoon might be 2.37g, but not 0.237.

Adele de Maisieres

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