[Sca-cooks] 1/3 and 2/3 Teaspoon measuring spoons?
edoard at medievalcookery.com
Mon Feb 25 19:46:10 PST 2008
On Feb 25, 2008, at 6:37 PM, Dragon wrote:
> Daniel Myers wrote:
>> Speaking as someone who has a 1/512 tsp. measuring spoon, my response
>> to this is "P'feh!"
> That was me that said exact measurements are silly (just for
> I hope you are just, in turn, being silly. Because man, that's the
> most absurd thing I've ever heard.
> I don't even use measuring spoons, I have a calibrated palm for dry
> stuff and for liquids, I've got the flick of the wrist down to get
> exactly what I want too. :-)
Silly?! Absurd?! Well, yes. I'll pretty much admit that my set of
precision measuring spoons is insane, but they're beautiful to
behold. Hand-made of lead-free pewter, they start at 1/4 tsp. and go
down to 1/512 (each one being 1/2 of the one before). I'll post
Of course, like you, I usually hand measure dry ingredients. ;-)
"Then cover your But-head with a sheet onely in Summer,
but blankets in Winter..." - Sir Kenelme Digby, 17th c.
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