Food: Ingredients

The amount is separated from ingredient by a tab. Indent subsequent lines of individual ingredients. Check fraction size for readability.

3⁄4
1
1
11⁄2
cup frozen green beans
16-oz. can whole tomatoes, drained
medium onion, chopped (1⁄2 cup)
cups butter

For abbreviations, see Food: Abbreviations

Use numerals in ingredients lists.

Do not use en dashes between numerals.
2 to 3 tsp. dried basil

When two ingredients are listed with “or” between them, call for only the first ingredient in the method:
1 lb. yams or sweet potatoes
When two ingredients are listed with “and/or” between them, call for both in the method:
1 lb. yams and/or sweet potatoes

BH&G: Use measures for ingredients unless it is illogical. So 1/2 cup chopped onion, not 1 large onion, chopped. We can add the amount if needed as shopping info. (added 7/5/2017)

  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet green pepper
  • 2 carrots, julienned (about 1 cup)

 


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