How Many Strawberries Are in a Serving?

a yellow bowl filled with strawberries

Strawberries are quite popular among fruit lovers, as the fruit has a unique sweet and tangy flavor that cannot be replicated by other fruits. However, measuring them in order to be used for recipes can be quite difficult, and they are often more difficult to measure compared to some of the most … Read more

Weight Equivalents: Almond

Almonds may have originated in China or the Middle East. They were commonly used as food along the “Silk Road” and spread from there into the Mediterranean area. Almonds Common Names: almond, sweet almond Equivalents: 3 ounces whole almonds = 1/2 cup = 65 almonds. The crunchy texture and rich, delicate flavor … Read more

Weight Equivalents: Banana

Bananas probably originated in Northern Australia and New Guinea. They spread into the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and onward into more of Southeast Asia and the South Pacific. Banana Extra Large 9″ or longer 152g 5.4oz Large 8″ to 8-7/8″ Long 136g 4.8oz Medium 7″ to 7-7/8″ Long 118g 4.2oz Small 6″ to … Read more

Weight Equivalents: Cherries

Cherry trees are native to the northern hemisphere with species in North America, Europe, and Asia. The two most common species (sweet cherries/sour cherries) for commercial cultivation are thought to have originated in or near the area of current day Armenia. Cherries should be semi soft to firm, with stems attached, no … Read more

Weight Equivalents: Apricot

The origin of Apricots is not known definately. Various sources place it in present day Armenia, the Russian/Chinese border area, or Northern India. Apricots have a firm low juice flesh that ranges from tart to sweet in taste, and have a smooth or velvety skin. Apricots should be firm with no bruising, … Read more