Originally Posted by sjbeerman
In general, it is better to weigh the amount of DME added rather than using cup measurements. One cup may not actually be one cup if it is not well compacted. This can offset your starter gravity and therefore the health of the yeast.
I too prefer measurements like millilitres and grams but how do you convert a cup to weight for DME?
Reason I ask is I was looking at the FAQs on WhiteLabs site and they recommend 1 cup DME to 2 pints of water for starters.