Recipe Abbreviations

Recipe Abbreviations

As shorthand for the food literate, these common contractions form the foundation of all recipes.

tsp. = teaspoon
hr. = hour or hours
tbsp. = tablespoon
mod. = moderate or moderately
pt. = pint
doz. = dozen
qt. = quart
ml = milliliter
oz. = ounce or ounces
l = liter
lb. = pound or pounds
g = gram
sq. = square
kg = kilogram
min. = minute or minutes
gal = gallon

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