A "DASH, PINCH, SMIDGEN, NIP"
A Dash holds 1/8 teaspoon. 8 dashes = 1 teaspoon.
A Pinch holds 1/16 of a teaspoon. 2 pinches = 1 dash.
Roughly speaking, it is the amount that can be held between the thumb and forefinger.
A Smidgen holds 1/32 of a teaspoon. 2 smidgens = 1 pinch.
A Nip holds half of a smidgen.
A pinch is a cooking term mentioned in my 11 Layer Salad recipe.
See other common conversions here.
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