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Object 40 [of 66] – Scale

 

Recipes of the past often gave measures in grams, ounces, pounds, and kilos–rather than in cups and quarts–and every serious cook needed a scale for those measurements. Julia's scale had sets of weights for European (grams and kilos) and American measurements (ounces, pounds) since she cooked in both systems.

 

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