[Sca-cooks] conversion Q?

Terry Decker t.d.decker at att.net
Tue Oct 20 05:24:11 PDT 2009

The answer depends on two variables, the density of the cheese and how 
finely is it grated. 
gives the following:

cheese, cheddar, grated           3.8 C/lb
cheese, colby, grated               4.1 C/lb
cheese, cottage                        2    C/lb
cheese, cream                          1.9 C/lb
cheese, grated parmesan          2.5 C/lb
cheese, jack, grated                 3.5 C/lb

Cheese is one of these ingredients that it is preferable to measure by 
weight.  If you can't do that, I'd say use a rough estimate of 4 ounces per 


>I can not for the life of me find the online conversion site. I need to 
> out how many cups is 12 ounces of grated cheese. I am probably having a
> brain f at rt on this one.
> De

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