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Old 05-26-2008, 06:45 PM   #1
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From a man without a scale, how much grated lemon peel would you guess constitutes an ounce? I thought I had a dry measure with ounces, turns out to only be tsps/tbsps/cups.

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Old 05-26-2008, 07:20 PM   #2
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Take two small plastic bags.. fill one with 1 level table spoon of salt (which weighs about an ounce)..

Fill another one with dried lemon peel..

Tie 1 bag to each end of a wooden dowel or something (racking cane or filling wand?) to create a balance (a crude scale), you can even use your finger as the pivot point in the middle...

Add or remove lemon peel until they balance out :-)

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Old 05-26-2008, 07:42 PM   #3
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Try to be a little more descriptive in your post titles. You'll get more responses that way.

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Thanks for the help, and apologies on the title. I'll do better next time.

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Old 05-27-2008, 12:56 AM   #5
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Bout 1 grated lemon medium size

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