June 15th, 2010
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dash, pinch
Category: Measurement
Definition: Though generally taken as inexact measures of very small amounts of an ingredient, a recipe calling for a dash of something requires 1/8th of a teaspoon of it. A pinch is half a dash, or 1/16th of a teaspoon

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