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How many tablespoons are in a dry ounce?

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A dry ounce is equivalent to 2 tablespoons. The dry ounce is also equal to 1/8 cup and 28.3 grams. These simple conversions are helpful to know when cooking because the measurements indicated in a recipe can vary depending on where the cookbook or resource is published.

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How many tablespoons are in a dry ounce?
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Because correct measurements are integral to the success of many different types of dishes, knowing how to properly measure ingredients is essential. Dry ingredients can be scooped with a measuring spoon until the spoon is overflowing. Using the back, flat side of a knife, the ingredients should be leveled off until flush with the edges of the measuring spoon for accuracy.

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