A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

Questions about selecting, identifying, storing, preparing, replacing or cooking with herbs as a main ingredient.
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Questions about ice cream, soft or hard frozen dairy with sweetener & flavorings
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Questions related to equipment, technique, tools, or other aspects of cooking on a barbecue. Questions can cover outdoor cooking with wood or charcoal barbecues or smokers, and about preparing "barbe…
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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 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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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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Water strictly refers to the liquid state of that substance; it can be used for washing, soaking, boiling, steaming, simmering, diluting, etc. Ask questions about using water in a recipe.
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Questions about the use of spices, herbs, salt and other flavorings to create the desired flavor in the final dish. See also the [salt] tag. For questions about seasoning cookware (e.g. cast iron) ple…
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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 the chemical composition or properties of ingredients and dishes.
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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 covering wine for both cooking and drinking, including selecting appropriate wines
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Determining the quantity of an ingredient needed for a recipe. Particularly useful for understanding obscure terminology, converting between different standards, or interpreting historical recipes.
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Vegan indicates that no animal products or compounds of animal origin are incorporated.
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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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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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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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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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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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a pot with a special lid that cooks food faster by regulating the pressure inside the cooker.
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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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