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Questions tagged [tags]

The tag has no usage guidance.

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What makes a burger a [tag:burger]?

When reviewing suggested edits, I saw a proposed edit to add the tag hamburgers to a question about a salmon "burger". I've had salmon burgers, turkey burgers, veggie burgers, venison burgers. So a ...
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Is rhubarb a fruit (for the purposes of tags here)? And related fruit-tag questions

A misclick took me to the fruit tag, which has the definition: Refers to the culinary definition of fruit: a sweet seed-containing part of a plant that is commonly eaten raw. That seems like a ...
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Suggestion to merge “knife” into “knives”

We use the plural form of nouns in tagging. Due to the non-standard pluralization, the system didn't prevent the creation of the knife tag but it should be merged into and a synonym of knives, which ...
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Is there a reason to have both a [history] tag and a [food-history] tag?

These tags are not broadly used - though this is not exactly unexpected, as we tend to focus on applied cooking than on cooking history. food-history has 14 questions and has a tag wiki excerpt ...
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there should be a diabetic tag for diabetic users!

Should there be diabetic? I really believe there should be one! diabetic would allow questions featuring diabetes to be noted by users.
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Should the mold tag be defined and divided?

The mold tag is used for two totally different type questions. Currently there are 56 questions tagged mold, 51 refer to the fungus and 5 refer to the piece of equipment used to form a particular ...
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Why is [bbq] better than [barbecue]? Can we please reverse the synonyms?

So... I saw the bbq tag today... and was a bit mystified to see that apparently the decision was made to make the abbreviation "bbq" the primary tag rather than the full term "barbecue"... this was ...
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Should we delete the tag “hot”?

I recently saw the tag "hot" in a question. However, looking at the questions tagged with this, both temperature-related and spiciness-related meanings are used. Either meanings have better tags, e.g....
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Should ingredients be added to the tags list?

There are a lot of ingredients that are hard to find at the supermarket and don't have tags. Should these kinds of rare ingredients be added to the tags list? For example: Durian Caciocavallo ...
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We need to make our tags consistant by picking a country's terminology to use for them

After the success of my query about the chili-peppers tag and how to improve it, I'd like to try another tag clean-up but this one's a little bit bigger. In fact, this one already has 2010 and 2011 ...
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Can we have country tags?

Questions like these could do with a country tag (see the comment answer). I tried to edit one in, only to find out that there seem to be no country tags....
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Tag Cleanup - Chilli/Chili/Chiles, Pepper/Peppers/Peppercorn

Ok, there's a really old meta conversation (August 2010) that's sort of about this here: Chilli, Chili or Chile? When asking my question here I said I wasn't sure what tags I should use. But it ...
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Please blacklist the [recommendations] tag

Recommendations have never been on-topic here. Not recipe recommendations, not book recommendations, not recommendations of brands of mixers or knives. But now the recommendations tag somehow got ...
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Request to burninate the tag “Puree”

That tag is strange, while looking for a tag "purifying" that tag shows up. And I don't really know the purpose of that tag. Currently there are no questions under that tag. https://cooking....
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Can we create a tag for AGA cooking? [duplicate]

I think it would be useful to have a tag relating to AGA cookers, and possibly another one relating to AIMS (Aga Intelligent Management System). Due to my reputation I can't suggest/create one myself....
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Rename [caramelisation] to [caramelization]

Since I believe this site uses US spellings like most SE sites, and to match the users's actual usage within the questions, I propose that we merge caramelisation over to caramelization.
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Tag skin is ambiguous

skin is ambiguous it is used in the context of animal skin and vegetable peels. There are currently 9 questions tagged with it. I suggest retagging those questions about fruit or vegetables and ...
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We should add a kebab tag

I love making kebabs and think we should add a kebab tag. It would be beneficial to those who don't have the sufficient reputation if someone could put it in. All in flavour?
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Appropriate tag for cooking for one?

A recent question suggested the tag 'alone-cooking', which I've personally never seen used for the concept. I have quite a few cookbooks on that general subject, and the terms I generally see are '...
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How can we make the tag 'ingredient-selection' less confusing?

A lot of new users are confused about the tag 'ingredient-selection'. It would seem to apply to things like "Why were apples used in this recipe" or "Should I substitute peaches or pears in this ...
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New tag suggestions

I just asked a question about Serbian street food and discovered we have no street-food tag and also no serbian-cuisine tag. We do have balkan-cuisine which I used. If you think the more specific ...
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Automatically map tag:japanese to tag:japanese-cuisine for new users

For new users, it would be easier if they can just type "japanese" to stand for "japanese-cuisine". New users can't create new tags, and rather than having them not tag the type of cuisine, a bit of ...
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If questions about general health and diet issues are not allowed, does it make sense to keep the “health” tag?

There are some questions that are tagged health, but the FAQ clearly states that questions about general health and diet issues should not be asked on Seasoned Advice. Does the tag have a purpose, ...
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How can I create a tag for [X]?

I have an idea for a new tag that is so mind-blowingly important and brilliant that every passing second without it fills me with unfathomable, suicidal sorrow. What can I do to add this wellspring ...
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What is the “please-remove-this-tag” tag?

I saw that please-remove-this-tag has been added to some questions, and then removed. What is the purpose of that tag? Is it a tag that has been renamed, and then removed? If this is the case, why ...
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Should we accept tag wikis/edits that are copied from Wikipedia?

Now that tag wikis are, for better or for worse, a prominent part of the tags page, we're starting to see the occasional edit or proposed edit. Sometimes these edits are original, other times they're ...
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Tag Wikis — Tags that need clarification.

The new user page led me to contemplate our tag pages. In looking them over, I found a number of tags that could use some explanation of when to use which one. Rather than starting the individual ...
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How exactly do you earn the Generalist badge?

As far as I can tell, for every other badge the description is clearly quantified in terms of the number of votes, posts, comments and so on you need to earn that badge. But for the Generalist badge, ...
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What is the purpose of the [Garden] tag?

I've seen a few questions with the Garden tag. Do we need this tag? What does it mean and when is it appropriate to use it?