Share: Pinch A measurement less than 1/8 teaspoon of a seasoning or spice that is easily held between the thumb and index finger. This is not an accurate measurement. Featured Recipes Pine Nut Cookies My guests say these simple goodies are rich and delicious–like little pats of butter! Coated with pine nuts, the cookies also have a pleasant crunch. Related Tips Dredge To lightly coat foods with flour or bread crumbs. Partially Set The consistency of chilled gelatin (resembles unbeaten egg whites) before fruits, vegetables and… Rounded Teaspoon or Tablespoon To mound dough slightly in measuring spoon.