Can Size Equivalents – Translating Old Fashioned Recipes
I was busy reading through some old cookbooks today and found a great recipe for a very hearty chili made with dried red beans. As I was jotting down the recipe, I came across an ingredient that I needed to decypher:
1 can (No. 2-1/2) tomatoes
I did some research to find the actual “No.” size equivalent between the old measurements and today’s can size. I thought you might appreciate this resource the next time you run into an odd measurement, especially in old recipes. Here is the link:
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