14What is the difference between I cup of popcorn and 1 cup of water???????????????
15Both take up the same amt of space-eight fluid ounces- but they do not weigh the same; the water is heavier
16Kitchen Scales Use to find out how much each cup weighs Weight is often measured in ounces, while volume is measured in fluid ounces
17CONVERTING RECIPESTo change a recipe if the yield is not the amount needed.At home what do you usually do?Why might it be different in a restaurant?
18To increase or decrease recipe yields; Decide how many servings you need, or the DESIRED YIELDDetermine the CONVERSION FACTOR or the number that each ingredient amount is multiplied by in order to adjust the yield of the recipe
19Desired yield Original yield =Conversion factorIf a recipe serves 8And you need to serve 4What is the conversion factor?
20Multiply each ingredient amount by the conversion factor Multiply each ingredient amount by the conversion factor. This keeps all the ingredients in the same proportion as in the original recipe.