Home › Forums › Miscellaneous Forums › Recipes & Cooking Techniques › Do you measure ingredients? › RE: Do you measure ingredients? July 16, 2005 at 6:54 pm #2218007 dreamzpainterMember quote: Originally posted by tsores New cooking recipe, yes. Old cooking recipe, usually. Baking, always. just about says it all !! years ago Justin Wilson (the cajun chef) showed how to measure with the palm of your hand and I use that for salt etc.