20 questions linked to/from What should our FAQ contain?
Are questions on alcohol beverages allowed?
Is it allowed to ask questions on: wine (eg. does red wine suits to chicken?) vodka (eg. how to make herbal liqueur from vodka?) beer (eg. what kind of beer is best for Beer Can Chicken - I know its ...
Should "I need a recipe for X?" questions be off-topic?
First discussed when the site was proposed: What's a good recipe for <insert some dish>? I believe that allowing recipe exchanges in a professional Q&A site would be a huge mistake. The "low-...
Create a "recipes" meta site
So we have fairly strong support for the idea that recipe requests (AKA "recipe-swapping" questions) should be out of scope for the main site. I'd prefer not to rehash the rationale; for anyone who's ...
Are questions about equipment off topic?
There have been a few questions about knives, and these seem on topic but a question about an ice cream maker part, is this on or off topic? and for what reason?
Restaurant mimicry questions allowed?
This is somewhat related to 'Should “I need a recipe for X?” questions be off-topic?'. The idea is, if I really like dish/sauce/etc at restaurant Y - is a question asking - 'what is the recipe for [...
Asking beginner-level questions
I'm pretty much a beginner when it comes to cooking but I'd really like to learn more, and having lots of experience with stackoverflow, a cooking exchange piques my interest. However, from reading ...
Are questions about kitchen safety on topic?
I'll admit, this is spurred by the fact that I burned my hand yesterday while cooking. But there are common cooking situations that relate to kitchen safety -- dealing with burns and cuts, how to ...
What's the point of cooking.stackexchange.com? I find it useless so far. [closed]
I asked this question. https://cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/5998/what-is-your-favorite-thing-to-add-to-green-tea hobodave called it a 'getting to know you' question and suggests that cooking....
Are "How do I store x" type questions off topic?
There are a few questions cropping up about "how do I store x" or "how long can I keep x before it goes off" and whilst I think food preservation is interesting, I tend to think that these are off ...
Difference between "health" and "nutrition" tags.
Re: Does microwaving destroy nutrients in food? I wasn't sure if I should add the health tag to this question or not. Nutrition, obviously, fits the bill here. However, I'm not sure how the health ...
What are the guidelines for questions about nutrition / nutritional content?
The FAQ states that 'General health and diet issue (e.g. "Is cauliflower healthy?")' questions are off-topic. This answer backs that up. This question (Google's cache for non-10K folks) about ...
resturant's kitchen administration (e.g. scheduling) questions ?
I was wondering if questions about a restaurant's kitchen management are on-topic or not. example: how can I prepare this faster ? can you suggest a better menu to reduce waste ? How can I ...
Should this "recipe" question have been closed/deleted?
I just want to put it out there - even though I'm firmly in the camp of recipe-swapping being off-topic, that doesn't mean we immediately need to close every question with the word recipe. The ...
Proposed FAQ - let's start the list
I didn't see this started elsewhere, so I thought I would give it a shot. Perhaps while it's being worked out, not yet posted as the official FAQ, we can even point people to this meta post. That ...
Get the FAQ up, please.
Today I told a user to please read the FAQ to understand why recipe questions were off-topic. He did. He said it didn't help. He's right. One of my biggest issues with the current state of things ...