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Old 04-13-2010, 11:12 PM   #31
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I wouldn't worry about precision measuring of butter or most other ingredients for that matter. Go ahead and use a measuring spoon or cup and just come close. Trust me, you won't notice any difference.
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Old 04-13-2010, 11:17 PM   #32
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I use a huge balancing scale and I get two big guys, one that weighs 299.75 lbs and one that weighs 300 lbs then I give the smaller man pats of butter until the scales are even. That way I know I have 1/4 lb of butter. Then I chuck the whole thing and buy cookies.
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Old 04-14-2010, 08:35 AM   #33
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I use a huge balancing scale and I get two big guys, one that weighs 299.75 lbs and one that weighs 300 lbs then I give the smaller man pats of butter until the scales are even. That way I know I have 1/4 lb of butter. Then I chuck the whole thing and buy cookies.
I do something similar except I use beautiful women and don't use the butter in a recipe.
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Old 04-14-2010, 10:19 AM   #34
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I do something similar except I use beautiful women and don't use the butter in a recipe.

And you chuck them and go buy cookies?
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Old 04-14-2010, 10:28 AM   #35
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And you chuck them and go buy cookies?
Sure. THAT'S what I do. (please note sarcastic tone)
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Old 04-14-2010, 03:46 PM   #36
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Beautiful women LOVE cookies.
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Old 04-14-2010, 03:55 PM   #37
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Beautiful women LOVE cookies.
That's how I get them onto the scale.
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Old 04-14-2010, 06:42 PM   #38
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I use a huge balancing scale and I get two big guys, one that weighs 299.75 lbs and one that weighs 300 lbs then I give the smaller man pats of butter until the scales are even. That way I know I have 1/4 lb of butter. Then I chuck the whole thing and buy cookies.
Man, I envy people with HUGE kitchens. I have a well appointed kitchen but there isn't much floor space.
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Old 04-14-2010, 08:04 PM   #39
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how has nobody mentioned one of these? they're great for anything that doesn't pour very well, like maple syrup, butter, shortening, sour cream, honey, etc. some have a squeegee on the inside, some don't but the important thing is that there's a tight seal:
ThinkGeek :: Wonder Plunger Measuring Cup
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Old 04-16-2010, 09:48 AM   #40
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Thank you all for helping me! I really appreciate it! :)
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