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How to Cut Onions

Onions add fine flavor and texture to savory dishes. In this video, you’ll see how to peel and chop an onion with ease and learn a great technique for getting uniform-size pieces. You’ll also see how to slice, dice, and mince. Get top-rated recipes that call for fresh onions.

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  • angieanderson

good to know :)

  • Willie

In the video she says "cut the onion in half lengthwise from the top to the root". while showing her cutting the onion from the root to the top.

  • Janice Barry

Good, simple video. Alton Brown recommends lighting a candle when chopping onions as the gases that cause tears are actually wicked away by that simple candle. Been doing this for a couple years, and he is absolutely right!