With this distinction, users who already know how to to create a spectrum, say, can conveniently find out how to do an "extra" step like applying a deadtime correction. Where appropriate, the recipes reference complimentary information in the
- End-to-end recipes outline all the steps from start to finish for "overall" tasks like "extracting a light curve from Good Xenon data over a given energy band."
- Individual recipes are the building blocks of the end-to-end recipes. They give the steps for tasks like "selecting data by detector and anode."