Submitting recipes: Measurements in grams?

I bake by weight - I prefer using grams for several reasons, but especially the fact that grams are much smaller increments than ounces, therefore more precise. I want to submit a recipe and I see ounces as an option in the pull-down menu, but not grams. Am I missing something? Is there any way to submit my recipe in grams? Please help! Thanks.

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drbabs
drbabs June 16, 2011

You can write in the box, so instead of using the drop-downs, in the ingredient box, you can write "4 grams sugar" or whatever.

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Sam1148 June 16, 2011

I know most people expect cups for flours...quite a few casual cooks don't have scales.
I didn't until a couple of years ago, and I'll never go back!
It's made a world of diffrence in baking. Today, scales are cheap and accurate. No reason at all not have one in the kitchen now.

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Thanks drbabs!

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frannycakes
frannycakes June 16, 2011

Wish I had asked this question. I converted a recipe from grams to ounces just for this site.

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Sam1148 June 16, 2011

Speaking of gram weights. Here's a very handy chart I posted other night about different gram weights in different flours.

http://www.recipesource.com/misc/hints/flour-weights01.html

and here's another bit about No-Kneed bread converted into gram weight (I had to go back to the original recipe for using instant yeast as this uses fresh yeast).

http://blog.khymos.org/2010/12/22/no-knead-bread/#more-526

I keep Gold Medal AP flour on hand as most of my recipes are based on that--but with the first chart and the scale I can adjust now measuring by weight.


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