[Sca-cooks] 1/3 and 2/3 Teaspoon measuring spoons?
Daniel & Elizabeth Phelps
dephelps at embarqmail.com
Mon Feb 25 23:43:12 PST 2008
I would like to see a picture of the 1/512 tsp measuring spoon. It's just
such a strange idea, methinks...
Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Myers" <edoard at medievalcookery.com>
To: "Cooks within the SCA" <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Monday, February 25, 2008 9:46 PM
Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] 1/3 and 2/3 Teaspoon measuring spoons?
> 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. ;-)
> - Doc
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> but blankets in Winter..." - Sir Kenelme Digby, 17th c.
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