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Cheese Measurements

Cooking With Cheese



Sliced Cheese

© Image 2014 Jennifer Meier

When you're staring at a wedge of cheese at the store it can be hard to figure out exactly how much to buy for a recipe that calls for a specific amount of grated cheese. To make cooking with cheese easier, use the following measurements as a general guideline:

  • 1/4 lb. cheese = 1 cup grated
  • 1/3 lb. cheese = 1 1/2 cups grated
  • 1/2 lb. cheese = 2 cups grated

Just remember: When in doubt always buy more than you think you'll need. Extra cheese is never a bad thing!

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