Convert Dashes of Salt to Smidgens
Enter the salt volume in dashes below to get the value converted to smidgens.
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How to Convert Dashes to Smidgens
To convert a measurement in dashes to a measurement in smidgens, multiply the salt volume by the following conversion ratio: 4 smidgens/dash.
Since one dash of salt is equal to 4 smidgens, you can use this simple formula to convert:
The salt volume in smidgens is equal to the salt volume in dashes multiplied by 4.
How Many Smidgens Are in a Dash of Salt?
There are 4 smidgens in a dash of salt, which is why we use this value in the formula above.
1 dashes = 4 smidgens
Dashes and smidgens are both units used to measure salt volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.
What is a Dash?
A dash is a small cooking unit that is usually used to measure seasonings and spices, including salt. One dash is vague measurement that is roughly equal to 1/8 of a teaspoon or 2 pinches.
Learn more about dashes.
What is a Smidgen?
A smidgen is a very small unit used in cooking, most often used to measure salt and seasonings. One smidgen is equal to 1/2 of a pinch, which is the amount of seasoning that you can "pinch" between your thumb and finger. Although the smidgen is considered a rough measurement, it is generally accepted to be equal to 1/32 of a teaspoon.
Learn more about smidgens.
Dash to Smidgen Conversion Table