Talk with anyone who finds themselves in the kitchen and you will learn of all the ways to enjoy this immensely versatile vegetable. Sliced, diced, chopped, or flowered, everyone has their own preference on how to prepare this glorious vegetable. Slicing and dicing are likely to be your go-to, but let's take a second to explore some other options.

Tip #1
Add salt to help onions reduce and brown.
Tip #2
Mellow their flavor with a little bit of heat or lemon juice.
Tip #3
Avoid breaking cell walls: use a sharp knife.
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The enzymes and amino acids involved in producing the Onion Lachrymatory Factor are normally contained in the cells, and only become a problem when released in mass quantities. By using a sharpened knife will avoid damaging these cell walls, creating clean separations between layers, and in return reducing the amount of enzymes released.

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Sliced

A strait-forward cut that's perfect for eating fajitas, French Onion soup, or sauteed as a burger topping. A strait-forward cut that's perfect for eating fajitas, French Onion soup, or sauteed as a burger topping. A strait-forward cut that's perfect for eating fajitas, French Onion soup, or sauteed as a burger topping.


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Trim off stem end. Place on flat side.
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Cut onion into two halves - pole to pole
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Place the onion half on its large flat side
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Slice to your desired thickness

Diced & Chopped

A base to a countless number of dishes, diced onion works great sauteed in oil or butter, in sauces, and even raw.


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Trim off stem end. Place on flat side.
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Cut onion into two halves - pole to pole
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Place the onion half on its large flat side
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Slice to your desired thickness

Flowered

A strait-forward cut that's perfect for eating fajitas, French Onion soup, or sauteed as a burger topping. A strait-forward cut that's perfect for eating fajitas, French Onion soup, or sauteed as a burger topping. A strait-forward cut that's perfect for eating fajitas, French Onion soup, or sauteed as a burger topping.


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Nike FlyKnit 3

Trim off stem end. Place on flat side.
Nike FlyKnit 3

Cut onion into two halves - pole to pole
Nike FlyKnit 3

Place the onion half on its large flat side

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