Think one small piece of pie or a half-cup of eggnog, says Zied, will do the trick.
Light meats, fish, oysters and lobsters may be prepared in the same way, omitting the half-cup of milk in the case of oysters.
The half-cup of corn she found made about six cups of popped corn.
The addition of the half-cup of rich cream is essential to the soup "parmentier."
Betsey measured out a half-cup of seeded raisins, put them in a small bowl and poured over sufficient boiling water to cover.
Here was always company, and gossip, Susan might stop for a half-cup of scalding hot tea, or a chocolate from a striped paper bag.
The half-cup of chicken, well pressed down, should weigh four ounces.
Uncover after three-quarters of an hour, add a half-cup more water—this is for the gravy.
Lastly add very slowly a half-cup of vinegar stirring vigorously.
Put a half-cup of drippings into a saucepan, thicken it with two tablespoonfuls of flour, cut into it and brown two small onions.