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Questions about cooking by submerging food in hot oil or fat.
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a class of liquids which includes beer, wine, liquor and spirits, and is used as a flavor enhancer in cooking. Use this tag for questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, …
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Questions about storing food both before and after they have been processed or cooked.
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Questions covering wine for both cooking and drinking, including selecting appropriate wines
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a food produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. The bacteria used to make yogurt are known as "yogurt cultures". Fermentation of lactose by these bacteria produces l…
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Questions about meat cooked by a combination of smoking and low, slow heat. Barbecue (or "bbq") may refer to the equipment, the cooking process, or the resulting meat.
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Questions about selecting desirable ingredients (e.g. checking fruit ripeness). Please do not use for "which ingredient should I use in my dish" - this kind of question is subjective and will be close…
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Questions about the use of salt, spices and other flavorings to create the desired flavor in the final dish. This tag is not intended to include questions about the care of cookware. For cookware ques…
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Questions regarding baking and working with wild yeasts and starters (also known as levains or chefs).
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Questions regarding facts about macro-nutrients within foods. Do not use for "what is healthy" or similar questions, which are off-topic.
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Topics around cooking without animal flesh or byproducts.
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should be about traditional ingredients, preparations or dishes from Mexico - such as tamales, tacos or flan. Questions about ingredients common to Mexican-style cooking, but …
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should be about traditional ingredients, preparations or dishes from Japan - such as sushi, sashimi or mochi. Questions about common Japanese ingredients, but which aren't abo…
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made of fat, flour and a thin liquid. It is typically light and flaky with a tender inside.
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Questions about the chemical composition or properties of ingredients and dishes.
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When you can provide photos or description of a food you've seen or heard of but don't know its English name.
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Questions about preparing and cooking noodles, a strip, ring, or tube of pasta or a similar dough, typically made with egg and usually eaten with a sauce or in a soup.
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a dilution of acetic acid. Versions used in cooking include white vinegar, apple cider vinegar, balsamic vinegar, and rice wine vinegar.
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Vegan indicates that no animal products or compounds of animal origin are incorporated.
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