6 questions tagged. People have used it to ask about differences between similar ingredients and end products as well as differences in cooking methods.

https://cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/differences

This tag seems useless. Who would search specifically for or follow questions specifically about the differences between two things?

I like Aaronut's rule of thumb,

If you can't look at a tag and honestly say "somebody's probably written a book about this" then it shouldn't exist as a tag.

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    Yep, I agree. The tag looks useless to me. – Jolenealaska Jun 5 '17 at 19:17
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    There are so few instances that you could just remove yourself, I think. I'm guessing that on most of the rare occasions this might be useful, substitutions might apply anyway. – Cascabel Jun 6 '17 at 12:08
  • @Jefromi I was going to just kill them myself but it's been a while since I've done something like that. I mentioned it in chat and was pointed this way. Figured checking consensus was better safe than sorry. – Preston Jun 6 '17 at 12:44
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    Yup, it's good you checked, I'm just saying now that you know, go for it. (If it were a lot we might do it differently to avoid flooding the front page.) – Cascabel Jun 6 '17 at 13:30

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