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Are Measuring Spoons the Same as Kitchen Spoons?


If you’re like me, you may have wondered if using a kitchen spoon in lieu of a measuring spoon is an accurate way to determine the amount of your ingredients.

The common theory is that measuring spoons seem to hold more than the spoons you use as regular eating utensils (those measuring spoons sure do look bigger) and so I decided to test it for myself.

Using a tablespoon from a moderately priced utensil set, measuring spoons and a tiny measuring cup (all bought from Bed, Bath and Beyond) I set out to measure 15 ml of olive oil (120 calories).

The results? Read More