Monday, June 14, 2010

Memory Tricks: Remembering How Many Cups in a Gallon

Memory Tricks: Remembering How Many Cups in a Gallon:
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Now that the sting has worn off a bit, we can divulge the full story of how we bought the wrong amount of strawberries for our review of the Gluten-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble. It was all because--on the spot, in the store, without Google Calculator to save us--we couldn't remember how many cups were in a quart!

Telling this story to a friend later, she laughed and said, 'Don't you know about the gallon-eating-the-quarts trick?' At our blank look, she grabbed a pen and drew a diagram like the one above...

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