*: Their eggs were deposited on a few bits of straw, and great caution was necessary in attempting to procure them, as the slightest touch crumbled their frail tenement into dust. By means of a tablespoon, I was enabled to procure many of them.
*: Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a nonstick skillet until hot and quickly saute the goat-cheese buttons on both sides until brown.
*: In Australia, 1 tablespoon equals 20 ml, and there are 4 teaspoons in the Australian tablespoon.
*: If you are using a 15 ml (3 teaspoon) tablespoon, for most recipes the difference will not be noticeable.
*: The problem gives us a number of tablespoons of cooking oil and asks us to convert this amount into milliliters. We are also told that one tablespoon equals 3 teaspoons, but this is a relationship between two units, not an actual measurement.