Weight Equivalents: Potatoes


Potatoes originated in the area of southern Peru and extreme northwestern Bolivia. Potatoes were domesticated approximately 7,000–10,000 years ago, and spread throughout the Americas, then into Europe with the cross ocean trade of European merchant ships . Approximately 5,000 varieties of potato exist today, with over 3,000 in the Ades region alone. … Read more

Weight Equivalents: Garlic

bucket of garlic

Garlic is believed to be native to central Asia, South Asia or southwestern Siberia. There are also wild varieties native to Europe and North America. Garlic has been in use for human consumption for at least 7000 years. How much does garlic weigh? Garlic, Common Clove 2.8g 0.1oz Head 17 cloves/head (average) … Read more

Weight Equivalents: Onion

red onion

The onion, or onion bulb, is a pretty common ingredient found in the kitchen and is appreciated for adding rich and savory flavor to our dishes. It is a close relative of pungent vegetables like garlic, scallions, and leeks. What makes the onion extraordinary is its ability to make people teary when … Read more