Curse you, teaspoons!!
I was pretty bothered by the teaspoon debacle since a few people seemed to agree on one thing: 1/4 teaspoon pepper isn’t that much. I started thinking that they had to be right and something was very wrong in Pikko Teaspoon Land. On a hunch, I picked out my teaspoon, my 1/4 teaspoon, and my 1/8 teaspoon.
I KNEW I WASN’T CRAZY!! If you can’t tell by the sizes in the picture alone, I will tell you that I was able to pour TWO “1/4” teaspoons water into ONE teaspoon. I found a different brand of measuring spoon in my drawer that said 1/2 teaspoon and when I poured the “1/4” teaspoon in, it filled it up perfectly.
That’s not all that’s wrong too! My 1/8 teaspoon is wrong too, since I can fit FOUR “1/8” teaspoons into a teaspoon. And it’s not like I’m making a mistake with the lower case t and the upper case T because as you can clearly see, it spells out “teaspoon” on it. I’m very disappointed because I love this set of spoons and I’ve been relying on it for a while now…
At least now you guys can be like, “Wow, half a teaspoon of pepper in 2 large eggs. Yeesh!” ^_^
I will not have a bento until Wednesday, as I will be attending and helping at the Pac Rim Conference on Monday and Tuesday for work.