Do you have any tricks for slicing onions without all the tears?

Answer Running water helps some..but increases the chance of slicing yourself with the onion.I like to soak it in cold water for an hour or so before I cut them instead. Ever since I got maced cutting an... Read More »

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How to Chop Onions Without Tears?

Chopping onions without crying!Why do onions make you cry, and how can you prevent it from happening? Onions are made up of a tunic of outer leaves (the brown layer), scales (the white firm juicy e... Read More »

How Can I Avoid Tears When Peeling Onions?

Onions come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors, with flavors ranging from sweet to spicy. Chopped or sliced, raw or cooked, onions are used in everything from salads to roasts by different cu... Read More »

How to Tell the Difference Between Spring Onions, Shallots, and Green Onions?

It can be difficult to know the difference between types of onions when they carry different names in different places, markets, and countries. Here are some tips to help you sort it out, especiall... Read More »

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