Cutting an Onion Without Tears How To
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I am Just_Rodney of Hub fame, and have been the author of several cooking hubs, let me let you into a little secret.
Summer is there for all my followers in the Northern Hemisphere and that means .... SALADS, well not too bad, but, yes I know the red and watery eyes from chopping onions.
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No what I am about to show you will astound and amaze you. You probable already have what you need at home in the kitchen.
What is Needed
1x sharp knife/cleaver/Chinese all purpose knife (which doubles as a weapon)
1x chopping board/plate/table top/any cutting surface
1x hand grater if you want to grate the onion
How to achieve a tearless cut or diced Onion.
For Onion Rings or Grated Onions.
Peal the Onion as I have taught you above
Hold the peeled onion by the root section and slice the onion across the wiidth. Syop slicing a bit away from the roots.
Hint 1.I use a bread slicer to cut perfect rings.
Place the grater lying on its side in the bowl you are going to use.
Hold the Onion by the peeled back root section and grate away, remenber to stop before you reach the roots.
Quick Clean and Easy
There you have it.
No more Tears method of handling your Onion preparation.
A final word.
After handling all the onions do not I repeat do not go rubbing your eyes in disbelief at the ease that this was achieved, WITHOUT FIRST WASHING YOUR HANDS!
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