Dancing Spoon - Escali Primo Digital Multifunctional Scale Chrome
One of customers writes: This is a fabulous little scale. It's small, accurate, and a snap to use. The scale displays in pounds, ounces, or grams and it's very easy to adjust the unit of measure. The tare function is perfect for controlling portion size. Moreover, the scale is indispensable for achieving the exact measurements required for successful baking. When I bought the scale, I thought I'd use it only occasionally, but in fact I use it nearly every day. Not only is it useful, it's kind of fun!
No, no, don’t use your measuring cup to scoop your flour! You need to pour the flour into your measuring cup so it doesn’t compress. Then be sure to take the back of a knife and level the cup. Oh, by the way, you probably should t... No, no, don’t use your measuring cup to scoop your flour! You need to pour the flour into your measuring cup so it doesn’t compress. Then be sure to take the back of a knife and level the cup. Oh, by the way, you probably should take that knife and stir up all the flour before you start scooping; it settles during shipping. And yeah, you need to do this whole procedure with each cup you measure out. Or, you could use a scale. While the rest of the world weighs most ingredients, we, here in the States, measure them. And measuring is not especially accurate. Is a cup of bran the same as a cup of whole-wheat flour? Not by weight. In fact, a cup of unsifted white flour will weigh five ounces, while a cup of sifted flour will weigh only four ounces. And if you’re baking bread that uses eight cups of flour, then you’ve just added one full cup of flour. In baking that leads to disaster. Read more at