Looking at recipes and trying to determine how much of an ingredient is needed can be hard. How much is a bunch? How many eggs in a cup? How many onions to a cup? Garlic to a tablespoon?
While the information presented here is not a complete reference, nor is it a definitive answer, hopefully it will provide a useful starting point and be of some assistance.
This reference section shows average size and weights (U.S.) for a variety of Fruits, Vegetables, and other food items.
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|Information contained in this refence is based on data contained in the USDA Nutritonal data base.|
|Sizes, measurements, and weights shown are National Averages (U.S.) based on USDA grading guidelines for COMMERCIAL products.|
|Produce and foods purchased from Farmers Markets, Specialty Stores, Ethnic Markets, and Private farms/persons may vary significantly from the National Average (U.S.).|
|Most ingredient amounts/quantities for Recipes contained in Mass Market Published cook books (general cooking) are based on commercially available products that are graded according to USDA grading guidelines.|
|Ingredient amounts/quantities in Ethnic cookbook recipes may or may not be based on the USDA grading guidelines.|