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Old 01-12-2010, 02:00 PM   #1
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Hi All,
I wonder if anyone can help me? I find it very frustrating converting from pounds to grams and ounces to litres, etc etc etc... I know you can do it online and there are always conversion tables, but a sort of conversion calculator for the kitchen would be SO handy. Where I could type in 12 ounces and press a button to get the volum in metric for example.

Has anyone heard of such a thing? and any ideas where one can be bought if it exists?

thanks!!

Tessamay

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Old 01-12-2010, 02:09 PM   #2
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I use kitchen tools that do it for me. My measuring cups have both U.S. and metric measurement marks on the side, and my digital kitchen scale has a U.S. and metric display selection switch on the back. My digital timer/thermometer has Fahrenheit/Celsius selection display switch. These three items cover everything I have found to need to work in a U.S. or metric mode in the kitchen.
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Old 01-12-2010, 02:17 PM   #3
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My MacBook has a converter in it's software. Before that I used the online conversion calculators.
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Old 01-12-2010, 06:50 PM   #4
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My TI-35X calculator converts cm-in, l-gal, kg-lb, C-F, and g-oz (both ways).
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Old 01-18-2010, 06:07 PM   #5
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I have the same problem with converting . I have many, many recipes that I've never tried because I don't know how much of the ingredients to use.
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Old 01-18-2010, 06:53 PM   #6
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My TI-35X calculator converts cm-in, l-gal, kg-lb, C-F, and g-oz (both ways).
When was the last time you saw inches or gallons in a recipe?
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Old 01-23-2010, 04:25 PM   #7
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this is a wonderful site . gives directions for most any measure you want. go to cookingsolutions.com. i printed them out to keep handy. i should be able to make some of the dishs that i couldn't
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