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Questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with potato (aka potatoes or spuds) as an ingredient. Questions about dishes which include potato, but are not focused…
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Mooo! Questions about this dairy substance need not be limited to cows but should be about the handling of milk as a primary aspect of the question.
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Questions involving butter as an ingredient or as a final dish.
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Questions should be about flour (wheat or any other kind) uses, storage, etc.
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Questions about the cooking-time in general. It should not be used for specific recipes.
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Questions about pizza preparation, baking, and equipment.
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A dry heat cooking method using direct heat, most often from open flames or charcoal embers.
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Questions about the selection and preparation of tea leaves and beverages.
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For questions about dealing with pig products!
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Questions around slower, normally lower temperature cooking methods. Covers preparations, techniques, risks, advantages and equipment.
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Questions about the storage of food ingredient in cold environments both before and after preparation and cooking.
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Covering cooking with a microwave, selection of appropriate cooking times and powers, cooking from fresh and re-heating, differences and techniques for microwave cooking.
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should be about traditional ingredients, preparations or dishes from India - such as curries, naan, chaats, chutneys and desserts. Questions about ingredients common to Indian-…
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Questions about beef steaks: New York strip, sirloin, rib-eye, filet, etc.
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Questions should deal with preparation of a dessert - typically sweet but anything that would be served at a dessert course should qualify.
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Cooking either in boiling water, or by heating the food until boiling
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a cooking method using high direct heat typically from above the food. Most of the questions in this tag should be regarding this method to include roasting of meat & vegetables, but can i…
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For questions about identifying, choosing, and using kitchen vessels for preparing food such as pots, pans, and dutch ovens and includes containers such as cake/muffin tins and other bakeware. These c…
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Questions around preparing or cooking with tomatoes, along with selecting appropriate varieties
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Questions about the culinary uses of products that are normally discarded or used in non-culinary applications. DO NOT use for everyday ingredients, leftovers, etc - this is off topic.
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Questions about preparing, baking and troubleshooting pies (sweet or savory). Pies are a baked dish of a flaky pastry crust surrounding a filling. They vary greatly in size.
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a one-celled organism that provides the leavening (rise) to breads. It is usually sold dry, in small granules, and must be activated with water and heat. Yeast is also used to ferment wine an…
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Questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with beans as a main ingredient.
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for questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with onion as a star ingredient.
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Questions about cookware made out of cast iron
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Questions about confections (sweet foods) and how they are made.
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Questions about food safety and technique for cooking sous vide.
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Questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with herbs as a main ingredient.
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Questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with garlic as a main ingredient.
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Questions about food being preserved into glass jars, metal cans, or other air-tight containers using a variety of heat treatment steps to ensure an reasonable level of pasteurisation and/or sterilisa…
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Questions about naming and translation of culinary terms and phrases.
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should be about traditional ingredients, preparations or dishes from Italy - such as focaccia, risotto or tiramisu. Questions about ingredients common to Italian style cooking…
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Layer of high fat content that rises to the top of milk. Cream comes in multiple varieties (different fat percentages) and can be used in many different ways in cooking.
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Questions about the hot (spicy) members of the pepper family, whether fresh, dried, or ground. These are the fruits of plants belonging to the genus Capsicum. Alternate spellings include chilli, chile…