1 stickof butter equals 4 ozs or 1/4 lb,
8 TBSP equals 1/2 cup same 1/4 lb
so like Mensch said 2 TBSP equals 1 ounce.
and you can measure right from a stick of butter which is seperated by 1 TBSP lines, or you can weigh.
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