Know Your Conversions

By: Food Network Magazine
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Photo by: Marko Metzinger/Studio D ©Hearst Communications Inc., 2012

Marko Metzinger/Studio D, Hearst Communications Inc., 2012

Hot Tips for Cooking With Cheese From Food Network Kitchens' Katherine Alford:

When a recipe calls for grated cheese, you might not always know how big a block you should buy. The texture of the cheese makes all the difference, but as a general rule, 3 to 4 ounces whole yields 1 cup grated. To measure grated cheese, put it in a dry measuring cup and tap it against the counter; don't pack it firmly.

(Photograph by Marko Metzinger/Studio D)
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