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What is ea in some recipes theay say sugar 1 ea

Example

Ingredients Amounts



Onions, red 2 ea.

Chiles, green 4 ea.

Ginger, fresh, 1 inch piece 1 ea.

Tomato 2 ea.

asked by pauljoseph over 3 years ago
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added over 3 years ago

ea. = each

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added over 3 years ago

EA is each but I do not understand 1 ea for sugar. What cookbook did it come from?

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added over 3 years ago

Each, meaning a piece, a single thing. For sugar, could it mean a cube?

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pierino

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added over 3 years ago

Sometimes recipes are just flat out badly written.

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added over 3 years ago

Does the "each" mean "each single recipe"?