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how many carrots in a cup??

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Nalega Apr 1, 2007 07:29 PM

recipe calls for 1 1/4 cup grated carrots - how many carrots is that? (making it right now - please help!)

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  1. hotoynoodle RE: Nalega Apr 1, 2007 07:34 PM

    sorry, but that really depends on the size of your carrots.

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      Quine RE: hotoynoodle Apr 1, 2007 07:42 PM

      LOL, of course it does.

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        Nalega RE: Quine Apr 1, 2007 07:51 PM

        of course it does - but most recipes are able to say "3 medium carrots" or "5 small carrots". theres gotta be some kind of rule on how to approximate.

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          OldDog RE: Nalega Apr 1, 2007 07:58 PM

          One large=1C grated (just don't ask how large is large. :-)

          http://www.foodsubs.com/Roots.html

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            Nalega RE: OldDog Apr 1, 2007 08:07 PM

            thank you. now THAT is a helpful answer, and a useful website.

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              OldDog RE: Nalega Apr 1, 2007 08:11 PM

              You're welcome. I find tons of good info on that site. Enjoy...

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