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By Susan Feniger, Mary Sue Milliken, Helene Siegel

Part of Mexican Cooking For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If you run into a problem with measurements while cooking your favorite Mexican dish, use this quick guide to find the metric equivalents for common cooking amounts:

This Measurement . . . . . . Equals This Measurement
1 tablespoon 15 milliliters
1 cup 250 milliliters
1 quart 1 liter
1 ounce 28 grams
1 pound 454 grams