Weight Equivalents: Cucumber

Cucumbers probably originated in India from 3000 to 5000 years ago. They were spread  into Greece, Italy (and the Roman Empire), and China, Cucumbers are present in many cuisines and are eaten raw. grilled, in salads, stuffed, fried, preserved, as pickles…. How much does a cucumber weigh? Cucumber, Common Small, average about … Read more

Weight Equivalents: Broccoli

Broccoli is actually a cabbage that has been selectively bred over centuries to retain it’s characteristics. Early development and cultivation started in Italy and spread from there throughout Europe and the world. How much does broccoli weigh? Broccoli Bunch Stems and Florets 608g 21.4oz Spear 5″ Long 31g 1.1oz Stalk 151g 5.3oz … Read more

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

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

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