I'd say it's nothing - and anything else makes no sense - how much do 2 sticks of butter weigh?
However, this is a font issue, not an HTML tag - HTML tags are inside the code and have those triangle brackets around them ( < and >)
I just need some help in identifying this "tag". I'm going to "paste" a portion of a recipe that I printed off the web recently. It contains a strange "character" that I have seen before on the web. I don't know what it is. I thought maybe it was an HTML tag. It's a capital A with a little arrowhead on top. I don't even know how anyone would type that on a standard keyboard. But here's the paste. There's 4 of these A's in the paste.
2 sticks (