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should be about mimicking some existing dish, snack, drink, etc.
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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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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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Seafood questions ask about cooking or culinary treatment of fish and shellfish, or other foods harvested from lakes, rivers, and oceans.
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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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for questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with mushrooms as a star ingredient.
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Questions on the applications of modern science to culinary techniques in the home or restaurant.
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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 finding/using external resources, such as cookbooks, web sites, courses, etc.
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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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Questions about the chemical composition or properties of ingredients and dishes.
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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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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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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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Questions about the ingredients, methods, and equipment used to turn milk into cheese.
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large fish with pink, orange or red flesh. Use this tag for questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with salmon as an ingred…
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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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Techniques, equipment and ingredients used in preparing and serving mixed alcoholic drinks, as well as non-alcoholic substitutes ("mocktails").
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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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