In this guide, I will explain everything you need to know about pats of butter, from their weight to volume and even calorie count. That way, you’ll have a pretty good idea of how much fat you’re introducing to a dish.
½ cup of vegetable oil is the same as 2/3 cup of butter in stick form. 2/3 cup of butter is the same as 1 whole stick + about 3 tablespoons.
Store-bought queso fresco typically has a shelf life of 2 weeks. However, homemade queso fresco will remain good for about only 3-7 days due to a lack of preservatives.
You can add salt to unsalted butter to turn it into salted butter. The ratio of salt to unsalted butter to create salted butter is ¼ of a teaspoon of salt per ½ cup of unsalted butter or per one stick of unsalted butter.
In general, a stick of butter will measure 1.5 × 1.5 inches by 3.25 inches in length. It will weigh about 4 ounces or 113 grams and, when melted down, will measure 8 tablespoons, half a cup, or 118.294 milliliters.