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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Right now, North Carolina

    Default Question about weighing meats....

    Hey everyone, I just have a quick question for you guys. When you weigh meat, do you weigh the meat before or after it has been cooked? I have the WW scale that I use everyday and I just didn't know how to weigh the meat either raw or cooked on it. Thank you for your advice in advance.

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    CW: 242.lbs
    GW: 170.0lbs

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2001
    Roseville, California

    Default Re: Question about weighing meats....

    WW uses the weights for meats COOKED. There is a 4/3 rule that you can use if you need to weigh meat raw. 4 oz of raw meat will equal 3 oz of cooked meat.
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    Default Re: Question about weighing meats....

    If I'm using it in a recipe, I weigh it raw and then divide the recipe into the number of servings. If the meat is plain, I weigh it after it is cooked.

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