Catija
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People behavior : newcomer answer destroyed because it's not a comment, but he can't wrote comment on other posts because he has 1 reputation point
8 votes

I am certain there was no malice in this action. I know the moderators on this site well and they have always acted in the best interest of the participants here. It is true that we prevent users ...

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How can I cook without butter, sugar, salt, flour, meat, fat, etc
6 votes

I think that Cascabel has written an excellent post so I'm not going to cover the same things that she did. I do want to touch a tiny bit on what you've said about the volume of these questions and ...

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Can we take questions about sous vide time/temperature?
1 votes

If it's possible to create a table for it, it might be better served by having something similar to our canonical How long can I store a food in the pantry, refrigerator, or freezer? question. This ...

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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire
5 votes

Catija's Answers: This is an old site with pretty well-established policies about a variety of things both site-specific and network-wide. Do you feel yourself to be familiar with the site ...

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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
7 votes

This is an old site with pretty well-established policies about a variety of things both site-specific and network-wide. Do you feel yourself to be familiar with the site policies? If so, do you ...

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What to do about repeat answers?
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4 votes

I don't know that a FAQ link is needed, but you can always link them to the tour and general help pages in a comment... something like: Welcome {username}! Thanks so much for contributing to our ...

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What's more important, the title question or the question and concerns as asked in the body?
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2 votes

I want to note that usually this isn't a problem. Most of the time the title question will reflect the question body pretty well. A complete answer will be certain to address the question asked in ...

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Should a question about cookies tagged with both "cookies" and "biscuits"?
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We are tasked by our overlords to use the US terms when tagging. For bodies, no. For tags, US-English. As such, we should use the cookies for all questions about things considered to be cookies ...

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Which countries are acceptable sources for food safety standards to reference?
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My general understanding is that part of why we close so many "is this thing I left on the counter/in the car/crock pot didn't turn on still safe to eat" as a dupe is that we can not be liable for ...

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How should we approach vague questions?
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My general practice is a combination of: ask for more detail. vote to close as "unclear what you're asking". reopen when more information is given. I do this because it follows the Stack Exchange ...

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Are "how to use up a lot of [x] ingredient" questions on-topic?
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I don't see how this is any different from the close explanation: Questions of the form "What can I do with [ingredient]?" are off-topic because they are subjective and lead to a long list of ...

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Why was this ingredient subsitution question closed?
6 votes

Personally, what one person considers a "pro" or a "con" is an opinion. Let's use apples as an example... Person A really likes Red Delicious. Person B really likes Granny Smith. For Person A the "...

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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire
10 votes

I'm Catija and here are my responses Stack Exchange has a structure and rules unlike what most new users have experienced elsewhere. Unfortunately, new users tend to post questions and answers ...

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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
3 votes

What are your thoughts about the current level of Meta discussion on this site? Does it need improvement, or is it good? What are your thoughts on the importance of Meta and how it helps contribute ...

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Rename [tag:ingredient-selection]
2 votes

I thought I might fly the idea here of removing this tag entirely and allowing the specific tag for the food item to do the work. For example, the question "How do you tell when a melon is ripe?" ...

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Discussion: Should "Plant identification" questions be acceptable here?
17 votes

I believe these questions should be considered off-topic if the gist of the plant identification question is "is this edible?". Because we're food specialists and not necessarily plant ...

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Any better name for this platform?
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"Seasoned" has two meanings, which makes it very appropriate for this site. One of the main goals of Stack Exchange is to attract professionals and experts in the subjects. One definition of "...

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Should we curate a list of recipe sites/ways to search for recipes?
5 votes

In general, I like the idea of a community wiki listing of websites. I wonder if, rather than a single list of sites it might be worth it to have each site have an answer of its own that is required ...

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