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A recipe that I am following uses cherry tomatoes and r/o

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learner Dec 16, 2004 06:45 PM

asks for 1 1/2 cups of cherry tomatoes. How do you measure 1 1/2 cups of cherry tomatoes? Do you use that liquid measure cup or those stainless steel dry measure scoops or convert cup to a scale measurement and use a scale? Please help as I have seen this sort of thing before and not sure what to do...

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    poppytrail Dec 17, 2004 09:57 AM

    r/o?

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      D-NY Dec 16, 2004 07:29 PM

      Any kind of mesauring cup/scoop shuld work- a cup is a volume measurement, with something like cherry tomatoes a lot of the 1.5 cups will be just air but that's ok

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        D-NY Dec 16, 2004 07:38 PM

        Hey, one more thing--I'm guess by the subject name that you are the same person who posted as "shopping for" below (if not I'm sorry and the old addage about assuming applied). One of the chowhound rules is that you choose a handle or tag (either your first/last name or something creative and distinctive) and use the same one in all your postings so people can get to know you. In any event welcome to chowhound! This is a fun (though addictive) place...

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          originalposter Dec 16, 2004 08:36 PM

          BTW, I did not make that post "shopping for"!

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            D-NY Dec 17, 2004 04:21 PM

            Either one--you should get the same result

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