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Old-fashioned cooking measurements and equivalents - Cups teaspoons more
Old-fashioned cooking measurements & equivalents

While today we use standardized measuring spoons and cup measures, you may find vintage recipes with outdated terminology. Here’s a handy guide to dozens of old-fashioned cooking measurements, and their modern-day equivalents!

Antique silver tilting water pitchers
6 antique tilting water pitchers made of silver

Tilting water pitchers were often found on the dining table during the Victorian era. Mounted on a swing pivot, it simplified the task of pouring ice water into cups or glasses, as there was no lifting required.