I use this all the time at home and at work for measuring curing ingredients.
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