After you've found your ingredient item and highlighted it, the "How Much" tool will then open up with 2 boxes to fill out. The first is just an enter your amt type box. The second, however, has a drop down arrow where you can change the default "CUP, unsifted" to any of these 3 choices:
tbsp, unsifted tsp grams
Hope that helps.
Now, to my problem if someone can please help.
I am trying to enter 1/4 C. Powdered Sugar.
When changing the default "1" to 1/4 and then clicking "Add Food", I get an error message that says, "You need to enter a numeric value for How Much." As I said to the error message, "I just DID enter the numeric value!"
Anyone have a helps on this. This tool is either broken or needs some real tweaking if I may say so. Guess it could be me that needs some tweaking, but I think, this time, it may well be the program.
Thanks, but that is just more math than i am willing to do. Is there a conversion chart? It takes a lot of time (that I don't have) to enter what i eat in my daily log. I have been guessing and have been loosing. I use mostly my own recipes. I know me if this gets to complicated I'll just unsubscribe and look for something else.
Thanks, Denise. This is what I tried last night, but thought there would be a more user-friendly method.
The SP format asks for serving sizes which don't correspond to my recipe & don't convert well or are just a bit of a hassle.
For example: my recipe calls for a 19 oz. can and the SP format wants to know how many cups (which I can convert, but I'll have to re-convert it when I look at the grocery shelf items---or remember to re-convert before I send someone else to the store to shop for me).) I just want it to say: 1 19 oz can (like my recipe does).
Or I need 12 oz of crabmeat and it asks for how many "servings" of crabmeat. I don't know. How would I find that?
Or the recipe says 2 1/2- 3 C of cream. I'd like to have that range show up so I could make the decision based on who I'm feeding.
I don't expect you to solve my inadequacies and I'm not complaining. I love SP! Thanks for replying to my initial request. Nancy
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