- half of a cup, equal to 4 fluid ounces (0.1 liter) or 8 tablespoons.
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Think one small piece of pie or a half-cup of eggnog, says Zied, will do the trick.12 Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work
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The addition of the half-cup of rich cream is essential to the soup "parmentier."American Cookery
The half-cup of corn she found made about six cups of popped corn.
Betsey measured out a half-cup of seeded raisins, put them in a small bowl and poured over sufficient boiling water to cover.
The half-cup of chicken, well pressed down, should weigh four ounces.
Light meats, fish, oysters and lobsters may be prepared in the same way, omitting the half-cup of milk in the case of oysters.