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I'm looking to create a dropdown in the post edit screen which contains 3 already existing tags. What's the easiest way of doing this?

Basically all I'm looking for is a simple drop down which adds one of the following tags to the post itself; 'beef-stew', 'pea-soup' & 'chili'. I'd also like 'beef-stew' to be the default.

Thank you in advance

EDIT: As I don't want the user to be able to display more than 1 of these 3 categories at any time, and have to option to easily change which one as they please, tags might not be the best solution? Would I be better off creating a custom taxonomy ('food')? They will basically be used to change the way a post is displayed on the front page of the website.

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I followed this handy guide and it worked a treat:


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