I got a recipe app that can automatically convert measurements to metric (I mean what the fuck is a cup), so I guess I'll be adding 14.8ml sugar to this one

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do Americans not have scales, or teaspoons

oh nvm that used to be a tablespoon

…we have those in Europe, yknow

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@noiob i have no idea how any american units convert to any other units, including american units, so i do a lot of conversion calculators

there are teaspoons though and i have no idea what a teaspoon is either

@xenon the small one's a teaspoon and the large one is a tablespoon

@noiob @xenon We have both tablespoons & teaspoons...............................

@masklayer @xenon great, then you can eat soup and smaller soup

@xenon okay apparently it's not perfectly clear whether that's a tablespoon, the article I stole that image from calls it a dessert spoon and says the tablespoon is even larger, I've never seen three sizes of spoon anywhere

anyways a tablespoon's supposed to be 15ml, apparently

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@noiob they have scales sometimes, but AFAICT that’s only if you’re either being strict about portion sizes for various reasons or gotten really, really into breadmaking.

Old home economics curricula really drove volume over weight, and that just stuck

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@noiob Canada is even weirder because you had metric, imperial, and US measurement uptake, British and American cookbooks depending on the publisher, and an awkward mingling of Canadian/US home ec, food shows, tool inventory...

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