tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon
There are 3 teaspoons in 1 tablespoon.
lb = pound
oz = ounce
There are 16 ounces in 1 pound.
While ounces are a unit of weight instead of volume, it can be said that for MOST ingredients 1 cup = 8 oz and 1 tbsp = 1/2 oz.
Kosher salt is different from table salt.
Butter is unsalted unless otherwise specified.
Flour is all-purpose and measured by spooning and leveling.
Brown sugar is light and measured by packing.
Sugar is granulated.
Eggs are large.
Milk is 1%.
Olive oil is extra-virgin, use higher quality for cold preparations.
Temperature is in degrees Fahrenheit.