Common Cooking Temperature and Metric Conversions for Italian Cooking

Part of the Italian Cooking For Dummies Cheat Sheet

When you're preparing Italian meals, make sure you have the right temperature so your foods are prepared correctly. Use this handy chart for converting cooking temperatures to Fahrenheit and/or Celsius.

Fahrenheit Celsius
250° 120°
275° 135°
300° 150°
325° 160°
350° 175°
375° 190°
400° 205°
425° 220°
450° 230°
475° 245°
500° 260°

If you run into a problem with measurements while preparing your favorite Italian 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
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