Heirloom Weights & Measurements

Measurements:

1 wineglass = 1/4 cup
1 jigger = 1.5 fluid ounces
1 gill = 1/2 cup
1 teacup = a scant 3/4 cup
1 coffeecup = a scant cup
1 tumber = 1 cup
1 peck = 2 gallons, dry
1 pinch/dash = what can be picked up between thumb and first two fingers
1/2 pinch = what can be picked up between thumb and one finger
1 saltspoon = 1/4 teaspoon
1 dessert spoon = 2 teaspoons or 1 soupspoon
1 spoonful = approximately 1 tablespoon
1 saucer = approximately 1 heaping cup

Weights:

1 penny weight = 1/2 ounce
1 drachm = 1/8 ounce
60 drops thick fluid = 1 teaspoon

Season: available year-round

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