What REALLY works to stop you from crying when you chop an onion?

Answer Lighting a small votive candle near my chopping board. I thought it was the most bizarre thing I've ever heard, but it actually works. I have super sensitive eyes and keep my onions in the fridge... Read More »

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How do you chop an onion without crying?

Just try to cut it really fast and stand back and wash your really fast when your done and put some eye-drops in your eyes before and after. hope this helped!

Can anyone tell me how to chop an onion without 'crying'?

Trust me on this one.. light a votive candle near your chopping board....for some reason you won't cry ... try it!!

What's the best way to minimize (stop) 'crying' when chopping onion?

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Does chewing gum prevent you from crying when cutting a red onion?

When you cut a red onion, enzymes are released from the damaged cells. These enzymes produce a gas which mixes with oxygen to form sulphuric acid. The sulphuric acid causes watery eyes. Chewing gum... Read More »