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



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 Mod 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 Mod 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 Mod Jun 6 '17 at 13:30

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