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Questions about what ingredients can be used in the brining liquid and how the brining will affect the food.
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Questions about the chemical composition or properties of ingredients and dishes.
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Questions about preparing and serving sushi - a Japanese food which commonly includes short-grain Japanese rice (mixed with rice vinegar, sugar and salt), fish or shellfish, and nori (seaweed paper). …
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should be about mimicking some existing dish, snack, drink, etc.
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Questions about the classic American sandwich, the hamburger and how to prepare them. Do not use this tag for "hamburger meat" aka ground beef or beef mince outside the context of the sandwich.
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Questions about the practice of applying smoke to foodstuffs, often meat, in order to add flavor and/or preserve.
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for questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with mushrooms as a star ingredient.
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Coconut generally means the sweet creamy interior flesh of a whole coconut. Use this tag for questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with coconut, coconut fle…
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Techniques and substitutions for gluten-free cooking and baking, especially for people with celiac disease or celiac sprue.
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a fist-sized, egg-shaped, yellow citrus fruit. Use this tag for questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with lemons as an ingredient. Questions ab…
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For pancakes and similar products like crepes.
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Questions on the applications of modern science to culinary techniques in the home or restaurant.
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for questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with corn as an ingredient. Questions about dishes which include corn, but are not focused on corn, sh…
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Techniques, equipment and ingredients used in preparing and serving mixed alcoholic drinks, as well as non-alcoholic substitutes ("mocktails").
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the process of low-cooking proteins, vegetables, and/or other solids in liquid with the objective of flavorful solids; stew is the result.
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