In terms of precision, cooking is a spectrum. There are instances where eyeballing is sufficient — such as deglazing a pan with roughly half a cup of wine — and there are instances where accurate measurements are vital — such as in baking finicky pastry or most recipes from Serious Eats.
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Baking with friends is one of my favourite holiday activities, but cooking in someone else's home can put me slightly out of sorts. Not only are other people distracting, but I don't quite trust the measuring cups of others. Luckily, there is an elegant solution: Pre-measure your ingredients beforehand in your kitchen.