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How many ounces per pound

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer about 5 years ago
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added about 5 years ago

By weight, 16 ounces = 1 pound.
Ounces in liquid measure do not have a standard weight -- it's a volume measurements.

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Diana B

Diana B is a trusted home cook.

added about 5 years ago

Do you have the cookbook, "The Joy of Cooking?" It has a conversion table for all kinds of measurements toward the back - I've got a permanent bookmark there!

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added about 5 years ago

16 ounces = 1 pound = 1 pint.

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Sam is a trusted home cook.

added about 5 years ago

Google is your friend for this.

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added about 5 years ago

As they used to say, "A pint's a pound, the world around".

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added about 5 years ago

Actually, in the UK, a pint is 20 fluid oz, not 16. So when looking at UK recipes you have to take this into account. Much better to use grams and litres!