Kitchen Helpers

by Katie on February 20, 2012


I found these helpful charts last week and just had to share!

Both of these beauties are from Chasing Delicious (aka one of the most fab foodie blogs out there)! Aren’t they faaaaabulous?! Buy them here. (Note: There are lots of little charts like this online, but these are my favorites).

I love tea, but I’m no expert. This quick reference guide is so nice! I’m not sure I have the patience to heat water to the correct temperature (or heat it and let it cool until it reaches the right temperature), but the information is still great to know. Created by Utility Journal, found on I Love Charts.

For people of the UK, have this one with you while you’re meal planning or grocery shopping! Via Eat Seasonably. For Americans and Canadians, check this page out.

I’ve fond some other helpful charts that I’ll share in another post! :) Yay charts!

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Rachel Marlena February 20, 2012 at 5:01 pm

Love these all, especially the tea and eating seasonably ones. Is it bad that I went straight to Pinterest to pin these? :)

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Katie February 23, 2012 at 6:53 pm

I pin a good 1/3 of the things I see. :P I *thought* I followed you a long, LONG time ago (on Pinterest), and when I went to tag you in a post and your name didn’t pop up, I had to investigate. Turns out I wasn’t! :( ( I am for SURE following you now! Yayyy!

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Mathias February 23, 2012 at 3:14 am

You guys should really start using the metric system, then you wouldn’t need those charts :-)

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Katie February 23, 2012 at 3:01 pm

Haha! I can’t tell you how much I agree!

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Clair Boone March 3, 2012 at 1:59 pm

HAHA Mathias! I grew up in England and now live in Chicago and am constantly in a state of confusion so these really help thanks Katie!

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Elise Walsh February 24, 2012 at 7:01 am

These charts are awesome! I printed these out and put them on my refrigerator. Thanks so much.

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Katie March 7, 2012 at 8:39 am

Thanks Elise! :)

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meatballs February 24, 2012 at 7:46 am

Bookmarking this page! These are great for a visual person like me!

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Cary February 24, 2012 at 1:04 pm

I’m making my own collection of recipes and cooking tips and tricks, and I’m definitely adding these! Thanks for the info! :]

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Katie February 24, 2012 at 2:54 pm

Thanks Cary! They were just too awesome to not be shared! :)

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Melissa February 25, 2012 at 9:49 pm

I’d love to reblog this on my blog, of course with credit to you. For some reason the Wrodpress reblog button isn’t working here. Could you send me the code? This is just so cool! And I know my readers would love to check out your blog.

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Katie February 26, 2012 at 9:36 am

Hi Melissa! Thanks so much! I’ll shoot you an email with the info. Thanks for stopping by! :)

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Jenn February 27, 2012 at 5:57 am

These charts aren’t just useful, they are totally adorable too! The measuring conversions would look great framed in the kitchen!

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Ben February 28, 2012 at 2:09 am

Well the top one is certainly inaccurate as a pint is 568ml not 475ml and I’m sure a tablespoon is 25g although can’t be sure.

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Katie February 29, 2012 at 8:22 am

It looks like there is a difference between US and Imperial pints. Not that Wikipedia is the best source to site, but oh well: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pint Why can’t we all just use the same measurements?!

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kat @ dot dot dash February 29, 2012 at 9:39 am

Definitely need the mass and volume equivalents!
x kat

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Serda March 1, 2012 at 1:32 pm

So awesome. Thanks for these…. definitely handy!

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Simone Woods March 1, 2012 at 2:08 pm

Thank you. I’ve bookmarked this page so I can refer to the charts at will. Well done!

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Shalom March 2, 2012 at 4:10 pm

Where is the eat seasonally chart based geographically? Wouldn’t the seasonal seasons be almost reversed by hemisphere? And what coast is it based on being consumed? Doesn’t FL grow hothouse products at different times of the year than other places in the US or Canada?

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Katie March 7, 2012 at 8:40 am

Good points! I have updated the post with resources for the US and Canada as well as the UK. :)

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Richard March 2, 2012 at 4:32 pm

Is it possible to get the season fruits etc for the Southern Hemisphere as well for us where the seasons are the right way Thank you

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Eugene March 3, 2012 at 4:59 am

Excellent work! You’ve answered a lot of semi-nagging questions I’ve had for a long time regarding the volum and weight of foodstuffs. Thank you for sharing.

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Julie @ Outtakes on the Outskirts March 3, 2012 at 8:43 am

I love the seasonal foods chart. That is beyond handy! I found your blog via StumbleUpon, by the way.

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Katie March 7, 2012 at 8:41 am

Thanks for stopping by, Julie! :)

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Anon March 3, 2012 at 4:30 pm

If you’re in the US I don’t know if those seasons are right. I know that in Florida strawberries are very much in season NOW (we even have an annual Strawberry Festival that is happening at the moment).

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Katie March 7, 2012 at 8:41 am

Totally valid point! I’ve updated the post with resources for the US and Canada. Thanks!

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Pam March 3, 2012 at 9:29 pm

These are so cool. I love the tea reference list.

Pam

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Jay @ LocalFood.me March 5, 2012 at 5:24 am

I love the eat seasonably chart. Beautiful.

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Steve March 7, 2012 at 4:55 am

These charts would be good EXCEPT the US pint is smaller than the UK pint (and so is the gallon and quart, etc), so you need to be careful whose recipes you’re following. Of course if the US simply joined the 21st century and switched to sensible measurements all this could be avoided.

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Katie March 7, 2012 at 8:43 am

Hey now! Don’t hate. Though I agree, it would be awesome if we could join the rest of the world – international recipe sharing would just be so much simpler! :D

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Sue March 7, 2012 at 7:30 pm

Great charts! I had seen the first one on Pinterest and repinned it. Really like the second chart as well! thanks!

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Anna March 9, 2012 at 7:48 pm

Love this! So helpful!

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Nick Moulsdale March 16, 2012 at 5:44 am

There are 16 fluid ounces in an american pint, 20 fluid ounces in an imperial (british) pint.

Cups are a brilliant measure. Metric is tough because there is no reference. EG 1 foot looks like foot, 1 Yard looks like a long stride. 1 inch looks like the measure of the top of you thumb.

300 mm? I know it equals a foot, but otherwise its not visual.
But 6 foot by 1 foot is guy tall by girl thin!!

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Tony March 27, 2012 at 12:11 am

Love how the measurements are rounded to make them fit. One cup in the US is actually 237mls. Everywhere else its 250. Pretty charts don’t work with the American way of measuring unless you adjust the measurements. Too funny. We need to change.

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Nisha April 13, 2012 at 9:01 pm

Hi, stumbled upon your page.
Nice charts that you shared. Though for the measurement ones I would prefer not having those drawings in between, kinda distracting!

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Jill May 16, 2012 at 11:13 am

Love the seasonal food chart, this is something were trying to do at home at the moment so it’s really helpful.

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John May 31, 2012 at 9:44 pm

Hi ,
The seasonal food chart is a great idea , however I live in Australia.
Can you provide one for Australia?

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Katie June 2, 2012 at 12:29 pm

Hi John, I don’t have a chart like the one above, but check out this site: http://seasonalfoodguide.com/

Hope that helps! :)

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Laura Chung June 19, 2012 at 6:18 pm

I’m a very visual person so I love these!!

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Kristen July 6, 2012 at 8:12 am

I’m very visual…so i love this! Thanks for sharing!

Kristen
storiesfromthewillowtree.blogspot.com

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Robyn July 7, 2012 at 11:52 am

Thanks for the charts! very helpful- why do 4 tbsps if I can do 1/4 cup?!

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Justin July 18, 2012 at 6:40 pm

And WHICH vegetable is in season nearly all year? Cauliflower, of course. Yick.

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Katie August 1, 2012 at 11:06 pm

Haha! So true! ;)

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Melissa August 1, 2012 at 6:39 pm

Does any recipe actually call for 60 drops?

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Katie August 1, 2012 at 11:05 pm

Nothing I’ve ever done has…but then again, I’m no foodie.

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Vedette December 17, 2012 at 8:19 am

I actually printed this and clipped them on my refrigerator because this can come in handy while im cooking.

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Justine January 6, 2013 at 1:07 pm

I really like all of the information that is on this page. I will use this sometime when I go to do some baking.

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Amanda January 6, 2013 at 5:22 pm

? I’m confused. One pound is 16 oz which is 2 cups (since 1 cup is 8oz) so why does it say use over 4 cups of something just to get one pound?

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Beth H. June 8, 2013 at 8:02 pm

Thank you thank you thank you oh did I say thank you? I am in need of this am am going to laminate and hang it in my kitchen. I am not a bad cook at all, but sometimes measuring gets the best of me. So thank you again.

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Sabrina November 27, 2013 at 4:20 pm

Great infographs. I really like the tea one.

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